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The Dungeon Philip José Farmers The Dungeon #1 2

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Sometime in the mid 1980 s Philip Jose Farmer came up with the concept of The Dungeon a six part saga of Clive Folliot searching bizarre worlds for his missing brother and six part saga of Clive Folliot searching bizarre worlds for his missing brother and other writers loose on it The Black Tower Major Clive Folliot leaves his post in the army and his lover behind in order to go to euatorial Africa to search for his missing brother Neville Along the way he uns afoul of shady gamblers meets an old friend of his Horace Hamilton Smythe and
A New Friend Sidi BombayHowever 
new friend Sidi BombayHowever Clive gets to Africa he finds his journey has just begun when he is plunged into another world The Dungeon and has to contend with its mysterious inhabitants while searching for his missing brotherThe concept of The Dungeon is emniscent of both Riverworld and the World of Tiers two PJF favorites People are plucked from various worlds and time periods and whisked to the worlds of the Dungeon to take part in some kind The eturn of a classic shared world fantasy series created by Philip Jose Farmer award winning author of the Riverworld saga Plunging into a vast prison that span. F cosmic chess game The worlds ODD AND STRAIGHT OUT odd and straight out of I m sure Richard A Lupoff knew what Farmer had in mind when he conceived the Dungeon and tried to stay close to the blueprintI ve never heard of Richard A Lupoff before this undertaking His prose is okay Nothing to shout about but most of PJF s is the same wayThe characters are fairly well done I know both Smythe and Bombay are still hiding things Folliot isn t as skilled as most PJF heroes but the devotion to his brother keeps him going Finnbogg the humanoid bulldog is an endearing sort I hope nothing ghastly happens to him before series end I have to say I wasn t surprised by User Annie s true identity It seemed obviousThe Dark Abyss The Dark Abyss Starts Minutes After The Conclusion Of starts minutes after the conclusion of Black Tower Clive and friends flee the Black Tower and travel to layers of the Dungeon still on the trail of Clive s brother and the missing Sidi Bombay Along the. S a planet Clive Foliott faces a fantastic world of dwarves cyborgs and aliens unlike anything he has ever imagined It is a multi leveled collection of beings from. Way Clive earns the nickname Serpent Slayer and a strange elationship developes between he and ShriekThe Dark Abyss was better written than the Black Tower and exciting Clive and company continuously go from one peril to the next The layers explored in the Dark Abyss were exotic than those in the previous volume My two favorite parts of this volume involve Shriek the humanoid spider woman The image of the assembled party climbing down Shriek s spider silk ope toward the ocean below was spectacular The bestweirdest part was the strange telepathic love blossoming between Clive and Shriek Though I was initially disgusted part of me was hoping those two would hook upThe only complaint I had was that Annie s dialogue was nothing like it was in the first book I have The Story Within read this book a long time ago 10 years or butemember absolutely nothing about it so it must have been pretty unremarkable therefore the 2 stars atin. The hidden folds of time and space Trapped somewhere inside is Neville Foliott Clive's twin brother and space Trapped somewhere is Neville Foliott Clive's twin brother no creature in the Dungeon will stop Clive from finding hi. .


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