In this period thousands are mutilated, killed, transformed. To view it, Ah, another Phillip Jose Farmer short story. Cesare Reggiani Title Collection Publisher Series+no. His wife is murdered by Fratt, a mystery-man from his past with a personal grudge against Carmody, and he constantly encounters mercenaries and shady characters he used to work with. Ce qui fait que les dernières aventures du curé psychopat Pour dire vite, on suit dans ces nouvelles les pas de John Carmody, ancien psychopathe et prêtre de choc, face à des manifestations mystiques parfois déroutantes, parfois effrayantes, mais toujours surprenantes. All who have sense sleep through this night in a drugged sleep that guarantees they will not awake in the night.
Also published as an 2013. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Essentially, this novel is about God, religion and belief and it uses a religion on a far flung planet to present this message. Derzhavin Title Omnibus Publishers Series+no. Format Date Pages Price Translation Cover art Notes French: La Nuit de la lumière in Paris: Le Livre de Poche Science-Fiction, No. Joined publication of two publishers Troll and Yuventa , together with publisher Nauka. The main character, John Carmody, is an egotistical sociopath who has to face the crimes of his past in the week long period of change.
Farmer is best known for his Riverworld series and the earlier World of Tiers series. Zubkov Title Omnibus Publisher Series+no. Format Date Pages Price Translation Cover art Notes French: La nuit de la lumière Paris: J'ai lu Science-Fiction No. Cover artwork by David Pelham. In this way, the writer has created Carmody as a stereotypical character that has become a servant of God through defeating his previous transgressions.
. Very Good; Cover protected by clear self adhesive film, paper slightly. I found this disappointing because this was where Farmer could really let his imagination roam free. The story itself, though, and the characters were only okay. Only mystics, newcomers, and devotees to the planet's bizarre religion are willing to stay awake and endure the two weeks of brilliance, where things materialize out of thin air. For more information see www. A Few Miles October, 1960 Murphy's Law squared.
The boundaries of philosophy, psychology and religion are very much blurred in this story. On characterisation, my issue with Carmody was that there was very little to distinguish between his character in the first half and his character in the second. The world and the religion Farmer created were fascinating. This book seems to be about t Night Of Light is about religious fanaticism in a strange world called Dante's Joy whose inhabitants go through a hellish transformation every seven years. Attitudes October, 1953 The first of the Father Carmody stories. But the story itself just seemed to be the author's venue to preach. However, John Carmody's life is a constant struggle against his previous life.
Ever since I read his Dungeon series as a teenager, I was attracted to some of Farmer's ideas. After the turn, the book becomes more interesting and allowed me to ponder some interesting thoughts on divinity, faith, and different perceptions of the same world. Ferruccio Alessandri Title Omnibus Publisher Series+no. The Planet of Dante's Joy Join John Carmody of Earth on an unforgettable adventure on the weirdest planet in the galaxy. Those of an evil nature are often destroyed by their own thoughts, or are transformed into something even worse, while those of a good nature if they survive will emerge purified after facing their own manifested fears and doubts. All the citizens of Dante's Joy slumbered on that night - to awake, if at all, in a world even more bizarre and more unearthly than before.
At the end of the day, I found an interesting story that increased my understanding of the science fiction canon. You ever have one of those days where the whole world is conspiring against you and everything that could go wrong, did, and them some. Format Date Pages Price Translation Cover art Notes French: La nuit de la lumière Paris: J'ai lu Science-Fiction No. Recueil de cinq récits ayant pour héros John Carmody. Carmody is visiting Dante's hell; the scenes have a ghostly and hellish quality with Carmody's past victims coming to life, and various fauns, vipers and other monsters making an appearance.
Les romans de Farmer m'ont toujours fait une impression bizarre. La deuxième raison, c'est que les questionnements métaphysiques sont très intéressants, et mériteraient d'être largement mieux abordés, mais ne semblent être là que pour le décorum, ce qui est vraiment dommage. Vincent Di Fate Publisher Series+no. This was a strange novel which I felt never quite delivered on the promise of the opening section. The scan is of the fourth printing.