The greatest science fiction writer ever. (Leslie Fiedler)
Farmer offers his audience a wide-screen adventure that never fails to provoke, amuse, and educate...his imagintaion is certainly of the first rank. (Time)
Philip Jose Farmer owes a fair measure of his fame to the World of Tiers series, based on the notion of immortal Lords whose ancestors made a host of pocket universes (including ours) and then lost the technological skills to make more. (Analog)
Hugo award-winning author Philip José Farmer (1918-2009), author of the Riverworld books, was one of the great science fiction writers of the 20th Century. He lived in Peoria, Illinois.
Any excellent author, and the story line is well written. The book was in perfect condition, and I'm enjoying reading this story. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Mark Hunt
I bought this book nearly 40 years ago and loved it! So much that I wanted to read it again 20 years later and could not find it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by James E. Casella Jr.
When my husband told me he was missing certain volumes of this series, I was glad to find this book!
He has not put it down!
The World of Tiers series is an outstanding bit of work that I have read again and again over the years. Read morePublished on July 24, 2013 by Bill D. Allen
This series has some great ideas and images, but the author's flagrant disregard for internal consistency ruins it. Read morePublished on January 22, 2012 by Abram J. Taylor
The two volumes of "The World of Tiers" is non-stop action. The characters are interesting and very well developed. I've read them twice and enjoyed them both times. Read morePublished on October 16, 2011 by P. Martin
The Maker of Universes by Philip Jose Farmer is a banal wish fulfillment fantasy: a 66-year old guy living in mid-century America with a fat nagging wife is suddenly transported to... Read morePublished on September 13, 2011 by Mitchell Glodek