Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Phillip José Farmer 1918-2009
Famed science fiction and fantasy writer Phillip José Farmer, known for his Riverworld and World of Tiers stories, passed away peacefully in his sleep this morning in Peoria, Illinois. He was 91 years old.
A multiple Hugo and Nebula award recipient, He was well known for his inventive stories in which religion, sex, life, death, afterlife, historical figures and pulp characters were analyzed, dissected and even satirized.
He will be missed by all of us Science Fiction fans everywhere. Real fans. The ones that read novels. Real Sci-Fi and fantasy novels!