To Your Scattered Bodies Go Author:Philip Josť Farmer Welcome to Riverworld. — It is not like our world - or any world that can be imagined by anyone but Philip Josť Farmer. It is huge and mysterious. It has a central river, rimmed by mountains, with a hidden source and an unknown end. Reborn there is every last soul who ever lived on Earth - from prehistoric apemen to moondwelling future civilizati... more »ons.
Reborn there is Sir Richard Francis Burton, translator of "The Arabian Nights," explorer, brawler, scholar, womanizer - adventurer. His quest to discover the end of the river, the meaning of his world's existence - and lovely Alice Hargreaves (the real-life model for Alice in Wonderland) form a science fiction adventure that is already recognized as a classic.« less