To Your Scattered Bodies Go Author:Philip Jose Farmer Welcome to Riverworld. It's not like our world -- or any world that can be imagined by anyone but Philip Jose 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 civili... more »zations.
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 this 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