Image of the Beast

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Masquerade Books, Feb 1, 1994 - Fiction - 277 pages
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User Review  - paperloverevolution - LibraryThing

Trashy sex aside, Farmer gets at some interesting ideas in this book, and offers intriguing twists on some standard sci-fi tropes. The sex scenes have a surprising amount of both humor and ickiness ... Read full review

Scifi that is a little naughty

User Review  - ApotheosisKent - Borders

Known most for his riverworld this novel and its sequel Blown is a bit hentai but is just fiction not graphic porn as some might call it. Its just a bit suggestive to my view and very well written ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
17
Section 3
27
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Philip Josť Farmer was born in North Terre Haute, Indiana on January 26, 1918. He worked in a steel mill while attending Bradley University at night and writing in his spare time. In 1952, his story The Lovers, in which a human has sex with an alien, was published in a pulp magazine called Startling Stories and won him the Hugo Award in 1953 for most promising new author. He quit his job to become a full-time writer, but a string of misfortunes eventually forced him to take jobs as a manual laborer. He worked as a technical writer from 1956 to 1970, but continued writing science fiction. He finally found success in the 1960's with the Riverworld series. He wrote more than 75 books throughout his lifetime including the Dayworld series and the World of Tiers series. He also wrote short stories. He won the Hugo award for best novella in 1968 for Riders of the Purple Wage and for best novel in 1972 for To Your Scattered Bodies Go. In 1988, he was the recipient of the Writers of the Past Award and the Nova for best book for Riverworld. In 2001 he was awarded the Grand Master Award and the World Fantasy Life Achievement Award. He died on February 25, 2009 at the age of 91.

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