From Philip Jose Farmer, award-winning author of the bestselling Riverworld novels, comes Dayworld, the first book in a completely new series even more dazzling and innovative
From Philip Jose Farmer, award-winning author of the bestselling Riverworld novels, comes Dayworld, the first book in a completely new series even more dazzling and innovative. Centuries from now, man has come up with a strikingly simple answer to overpopulation: A person is given one day a week to live, work and play. For the other six days, he is stoned -placed in suspended animation until his day rolls around again. In effect, his body lives for seven times a lifetime in a world that has seven different realities.
Philip José Farmer is one of the great names in science fiction world-wide. Tor books by Philip José Farmer. There’s no such thing as a bad Farmer novel, says Science Fiction Chronicle. The Dayworld series (Dayworld, Dayworld Rebel) followed his best-selling success with the classic Riverworld saga.
Philip Jose Farmer wrote the first short story of this concept in 1972. But consider only the first Dayworld novel; even a Farmer fan is going to find the other books in the series hard to digest. One person found this helpful. I'm surmising that he had to shelve the concept to pursue his popular and award winning Riverworld series (which is highly recommended). After he wrapped up that series in the early 80's, he could then pursue the Dayworld series after a 13 year hiatus.
Dayworld Rebel (The Dayworld Trilogy Book 2). Philip José Farmer. In 2001, Farmer won the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement and was named Grand Master by the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America. Dayworld Breakup (The Dayworld Trilogy Book 3). The World of Tiers Volume Two: Behind the Walls of Terra, The Lavalite World, Red Orc's Rage, and More Than Fire.
Author Philip Jose Farmer. Books by Philip Jose Farmer: The Purple book. 10 7. 9, 10. Dayworld Breakup. Dayworld Rebel. Time's Last Gift. 10. The Dark Design.
Philip Jose Farmer was a prolific American novelist well known for writing fantasy and science fiction books and short stories
Philip Jose Farmer was a prolific American novelist well known for writing fantasy and science fiction books and short stories. He had written several mind-blowing book series in his career and is best remembered for the Riverworld and World of Tiers series. Farmer is regarded as one of the pioneers of using religious and sexual themes in his stories. Some of his popular works include the book series WOld Newton, Dayworld, World of Tiers, Secrets of the Nine, Riverworld, etc. Farmer was brought up in Peoria, where he studied at the Peoria High School. When he was small, he used to be a voracious reader. He found his interest in writing as early as in the 4th grade.
Dayworld is a trilogy of science fiction novels by Philip José Farmer, inspired by his own acclaimed short story "The Sliced-Crosswise Only-On-Tuesday World". They are set in a dystopian future in which people are allowed to live only one day of the week. For the rest of the six days they are "stoned," a kind of suspended animation. The novels focus on a man, Jeff Caird, who is a daybreaker: someone who lives more than one day a week.
Dayworld leads a sf trilogy by Philip José Farmer set in a dystopian future in which an overpopulated world allocates people only one day a week. The other six days they're in suspended animation. The focus is on Jeff Caird, a daybreaker living more than a day a week. He's not like most daybreakers. He belongs to the radical Immer group working to create a better Dayworld leads a sf trilogy by Philip José Farmer set in a dystopian future in which an overpopulated world allocates people only one day a week.