Lord of the Trees & The Mad Goblin

  • Title: Lord of the Trees & The Mad Goblin
  • Author: Philip José Farmer
  • ISBN: 9780441492527
  • Page: 399
  • Format: Paperback
  • Lord of the Trees The Mad Goblin Ace Double includes The Lord of the Trees by Philip Jos FarmerThe Mad Goblin by Philip Jos Farmer
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    About Philip José Farmer


    1. Philip Jos Farmer was an American author, principally known for his science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, but spent much of his life in Peoria, Illinois.Farmer is best known for his Riverworld series and the earlier World of Tiers series He is noted for his use of sexual and religious themes in his work, his fascination for and reworking of the lore of legendary pulp heroes, and occasional tongue in cheek pseudonymous works written as if by fictional characters.


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    1. A very good couple of linked pastiches of Tarzan and Doc Savage, and their battle against The Nine. Lots of adventure and other good stuff. I think I like the Tarzan pastiche better.I'm not as big a fan of the Wold Newton theory as a lot of people I know, so I don't give it as high a rating as some of them.

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    2. Really liked it when I read it growing up. Have to read it again to comment though.

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    3. In 1969, Farmer published "A Feast Unknown," an erotic pastiche in which Doc Caliban (Doc Savage) meets Lord Grandrith (Tarzan). These two novels follow up, each pitting one of the heroes against the immortal conspiracy known as the Nine. Lord of the Trees is dreadful, stodgy and tedious. Mad Goblin is much livelier, as a Doc Savage pastiche allows for a wilder story — but it's easy to see why Farmer's name isn't associated with action thrillers. The final volume in this series wrapping up the [...]

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    4. Two novels which can be read seperately, but when put together, basically tell the same story from two different POV. These two heroes are Farmer's versions of Tarzan and Doc Savage. Both stories are sequels to the weaker 'A Feast Unknown' novel. If you haven't read 'Feast' you can still enjoy this book.Great attempt at recreating the feel of a pulp novel, while bumping the characters into more modern times. 'Lord of the Trees' is the stronger of the two stories.

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    5. This two-fer is a latter day nod to the Ace Doubles (two novel printed Tête-bêche) that Ace published mainly in the 50's and 60's. Fairly good stories both.

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