The Fabulous Riverboat
This is the sequel to Farmer's work To Your Scattered Bodies Go. The main character is Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain. In the Riverworld series, everyong who ever lived has been inexplicably reborn on the shores of a river which doubles back and forth over an entire planet. Food is automatically provided for them. Samuel Clemens' quest is to create a riverboat and go sailing down the river. The problem is, there really isn't that kind of technology around... To Your Scattered Bodies Go - Riverworld 1
It is the beginning of the Riverworld series where all the human beings who have ever lived are resurrected on a planet with a huge river running the length of it. Sir Richard Francis Burton is a famous British explorer who on earth discovered the source of the Nile and now finds himself in a strange place suddenly and has to figure out where he is. He was dying of gout in a city in the Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1890 and then all of a sudden finds himse... Venus on the Half Shell
Simon Wagstaff is a musician seeking universal truth. After an universal deluge, he sets to explore the Universe searching for the answer to the problem of suffering and death. In so doing, accompanied by a dog, an owl and a woman companion Cworktap,he visits many planets and cultures. This is space-existentialist satire. Very funny and cynical....