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TEXT ☆ Traitor to the Living Õ Philip José Farmer

TEXT ☆ Traitor to the Living Õ Philip José Farmer Cover Artist A PedroGordon Carfax's troubles during a lecture when he suggested that Raymond Western's MEDIUM device wasn't contacting the spirits of the dead as claimed but that spirits were intelligences occupying the same space as ours but at right angles to it who're posing as human dead for sinister purposes His efforts to answer uestions from an unexpectedly huge audience ended in a riot catapultin oh sci fi nerds i am trying to live amongst youlord knows i do not want to offend the great unwashed masses of science fiction fans with their sueezing of themselves into bookstore aisles too narrow for their girth to talk loudly and nasally about every single plot point in every single star trek book and their hushing up every time a girl walks by i am not looking to offend with their nose picking and cavalier approach to hygiene and noise pollution oh the guffawsi don't mean to make fun of the adolescent simplicity of your sexual fantasies but man i just don't get youbut i'm keeeeeding bird brian sent me this book just like he sent me blood music because he wants me to suffer okay it's not that bad but i think that overall science fiction does not please me as much as it pleases other people i thought he was sending me this because it was SO bad that i would have a field day with the reviewhis review was hidden under a spoiler blanket so i couldn't even read it i was operating in the dark but as i was reading the book i was thinking oh this isn't terrible HIGH PRAISE INDEEDbut at the end of it all i thought the opportunity for this kind of literary invention a machine that can talk to the freaking dead was wasted on some small fry stuff solving a murder and getting to the bottom of that huge problem facing our world the inconsistencies of etruscan linguisticshmmmthose who fail to remember the past indeedi think the repercussions of his own literary invention scared him off from too close an examination which is why all the religious elements were kept as background characters and sideplots and the true historical benefits were what too difficult probably instead this becomes a personal story the solving of a murrrrderrr the getting to the bottom of this wacky machine and what it can do but small scale please we lack a budget and the intercourse with our cousin along the way whaaaat it's the future we are all metric now and in the metric system it is okay to have sex with your cousini have nothing useful to say about this book it suffers from a lot of the salacious undercurrents as other sci fi i have experienced from this era this one is 1973 salacious did someone say salaciousgotta win those nerds backbut there is just this ick feeling for me all the women are full breasted and clothing is optional and the clothing that does exist for women anyway does not include undergarments making movement problematic that's not sexy to me that's an eleven year old alone under the covers i am not giving up on the genre though i am told there are other books i might likebrian likes dick he says i should try to get into dick i told him greg forced dick on me one time and i didn't like it brian said that dick is something someone has to discover for themselves he says he was introduced to dick when he was thirteen and it was a magical summer i might be too old for dickbut i will keep trying maybe someday i will find the sci fi that is right for mecome to my blog

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DOC ´ READER Traitor to the Living FREE ´ JOHNSCYCLINGDIARY Þ [PDF / Epub] ★ Traitor to the Living By Philip José Farmer – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Cover Artist A PedroGordon Carfax's troubles during a lecture when he suggested that Raymond Western's MEDIUM device wasn't contacting the spirits of t G him into national prominence He received two phonecalls in conseuence Traitor to Kindle The st was from Western offering to bring him to LA for a free MEDIUM demonstration an experience whose hourly cost was far beyond his salary as a Medieval History professor The nd was from Patricia Carfax a cousin he'd never met who claimed that Western had murdered her father to get MEDIUM's plans While Carfax d This story takes an interesting sci fihorror conceit and turns the whole thing into a spy drama with mystery elements So much time was spent with the characters dodging each other and there are many explosions And so little of the story was spent actually exploring the concept of a machine that allows the living to contact the afterlife in some sort of other dimension Farmer has written some great stuff but this one is a miss

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Traitor to the LivingEbated accepting Western's invitation Patricia arrived She explained the circumstances of her father's mysterious death after he'd developed the MEDIUM prototype with Western's financial aid of attempts that had been made on her life obstensibly on his orders after she threatened exposure Carfax decides to use his free demonstration to contact her father's spirit departs for LA his st meeting with Wester This is actually the third book feature Harold ChildeImage of the Beast and Blown being the first two but isn't done with the same focus on erotica It's a pretty interesting read and if you read the first two the story makes a lot of sense Farmer's writing is always filled with subtle nuances that are easily overlooked Case in point his characterization So often writer's break rules when developing characters by forcing the character to do something they normally wouldn't Farmer lets his characters grow and happen organically The premise to this is pretty straight forward unless you've read the first two Then you realize early on what you've signed up for