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February 25th, 2009

Philip José Farmer 1918-2009

Philip José Farmer died today at the age of 91. I remember Mr. Farmer as the Science Fiction writer who finally brought sex to SF, even before Heinlein. His story The Lovers is the first and best story of a love affair between an alien and a human. His Riverworld Series will always be on my list of best science fiction.

He will be missed.

The Official Philip José Farmer Home Page

 

One Response to “Philip José Farmer 1918-2009”

  1. .e. Jim Shannon says:

    Another great one gone. I first encountered Riverworld back in the early 1980’s. Loved it then.

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