Holmes and Watson take to the skies in the quest of the nefarious Von Bork and his weapon of dread... A night sky aerial engagement with the deadly Fokker nearly claims three brilliant lives... The astonishing careers of two American air aces are illuminated. And an historic alliance is formed, whereby Baker Street's enigmatic mystery-solver and the noble savage, peer of the realm and lord of the jungle, team up to bring down the hellish hun!
A KILGORE TROUT NOVEL When the planet is destroyed during a botched cleaning operation, Simon Wagstaff narrowly escapes the deluge on an abandoned Chinese spaceship and becomes Earth's lone survivor. Accompanied by his pets an owl and a dog and a beautiful robot companion, Wagstaff adventures through space seeking the definitive answer to the ultimate question: why are we created only to suffer and die? Featuring brand-new afterwords By Jonathan Swift Somers III and Christopher Paul Carey.
An Extraordinary Stone On December 13, 1795, a meteorite plunged to Earth, landing near the sleepy Yorkshire village of Wold Newton. As the star fell, seven couples passed by the English hamlet, unaware of the effect this cosmic event would have on their lives. Sherlock Holmes and the Jungle Lord himself are just two of their descendants, endowed with exceptional abilities as a result of the strike, but the meteor's effects reach far and wide, encompassing a whole village of notable heroes and villains. Ten short stories written, edited or inspired by Philip José Farmer, with introductions by Win Scott Eckert and Christopher Paul Carey. Praise for Philip José Farmer «If only a few of our modern writers were as brilliant as Philip José Farmer, then I think the world of culture would be a much better place." Alan Moore «No story too big for him to write, no character too obscure for him to incorporate, no universe too distant for him to explore." Harlan Ellison
They were known simply as the Nine - grim and ancient rulers who thirty thousand years ago had discovered the key to eternal life and ever since had secretly held the world in thrall. Once, Doc Caliban had been their servant and had shared their secrets. Now, appalled by their tyranny, Caliban sets out on the trail of the deadliest of the Nine: the mad goblin Iwaldi, the very incarnation of Evil...
Ishmael, lone survivor of the doomed whaling ship Pequod, falls through a rift in time and space to a future earth an earth of blood-sucking vegetation and a blood-red sun, of barren canyons where once the pacific ocean roared. Here too there are whales t
Behold the Secrets of The Nine The Nine a sinister cabal of ancient and powerful immortals have secretly ruled mankind for over thirty thousand years. Lord Grandrith, the legendary ape-man, had once been their servant. Now, appalled by their tyranny, he is determined to overthrow his diabolical former masters. But how can he destroy what will live forever? Featuring a brand-new introduction by Win Scott Eckert (Myths for the Modern Age: Philip Jose Farmer's Wold Newton Universe).
The legendary Apeman, Lord of the Jungle and bastard son of Jack the Ripper, fights the equally legendary Doc Caliban, Man of Bronze and Champion of Justice. For the loser it will mean death - for the victor not just life but immortality. Inflamed by strange passions, these titans run amok in an orgy of hate and vengeance, lust and bloodshed. A brand-new edition of the controversial novel.
Space Commander Stagg explored the galaxies for 800 years. Upon his return, the hero Stagg is made the centerpiece of an incredible public ritual, one that will repeatedly take him to the heights of ecstasy and the depths of hell.