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Farmerphile 5 gets ready to ship

24/07/2006. Contributed by Jessica Martin

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Farmerphile is a quarterly magazine completely dedicated to works by and about Philip Josť Farmer.

It features the unpublished novel Up from the Bottomless Pit, a suspense-thriller about the ultimate disaster in the oil industry, serialized over the first ten issues.

Issue No. 5 - July 2006 - shipping late July.

The July 2006 issue of Farmerphile centers focuses on Philip Josť Farmer's classic fictional author novel Venus on the Half-Shell and features the previously unpublished short story "The Doll Game." Also included is a scholarly look at the origins of Farmer's Ancient Opar by Alan Hanson (editor of Heritage of the Flaming God), as well as regular features by Bette Farmer, Danny Adams (co-author of The City Beyond Play), Win Scott Eckert (editor of Myths for the Modern Age: Philip Josť Farmer's Wold Newton Universe) and Paul Spiteri (editor of Pearls from Peoria).

Table of Contents:

The Roller Coaster Ride with Phil Farmer
by Bette Farmer

The Trickster Awakens
by Tracy Knight

The Trout Letters
by Philip Josť Farmer

Trout Fishing in Bermuda: Why and How
by Roger Crombie

Bibliophile: Jesus on Mars
by Paul Spiteri

Hertiage of the Flaming God
by Alan Hanson

The Doll Game
by Philip Josť Farmer
illustrated by Charles Berlin

Alias Philip Josť Farmer
by Danny Adams

Creative Mythography: Ouroboros, Part Two
by Win Scott Eckert

Up from the Bottomless Pit, Part Five
by Philip Josť Farmer
illustrated by Keith Howell

Cover art by Keith Howell.

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