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The World of Tiers: Volume One

The World of Tiers: Volume One

The Maker of Universes, The Gates of Creation, & A Private Cosmos

World of Tiers (Volume 1)

Philip Jose Farmer

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The Tiers series chronicles the adventures of both Robert Wolff, a man from our world transported through space-time to a cosmos with dimensions and laws different from our own, and Kickaha the Trickster (a.k.a. Paul J. Finnegan, also from our contemporary world). Separately and together, the two heroes contend against the Lords who rule the separate universes, of which the marvelous many-leveled World of Tiers is the center. Mythological and legendary creatures and characters abound: centaurs and harpies, mermaids and Indians, aliens and beautiful women.

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“The greatest science fiction writer ever.” —Leslie Fiedler

“Farmer offers his audience a wide-screen adventure that never fails to provoke, amuse, and educate...his imagintaion is certainly of the first rank.” —Time

“Philip Jose Farmer owes a fair measure of his fame to the World of Tiers series, based on the notion of immortal Lords whose ancestors made a host of pocket universes (including ours) and then lost the technological skills to make more.” —Analog

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Philip Jose Farmer

Hugo award-winning author Philip José Farmer (1918-2009), author of the Riverworld books, was one of the great science fiction writers of the 20th Century. He lived in Peoria, Illinois.

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