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Naked Came the Farmer

3.27 of 5 stars 3.27  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  2 reviews
"A human head crashes through a window. A naked woman zooms by on a motorcycle. A sleazy lawmaker gets an arrow in the back. "That's life in central Illinois--or at least the twisted version of central Illinois concocted by 13 writers collaborating on a tongue-in-cheek mystery." So writes Christopher Wills of the Associated Press in his recent article covering the new seri ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published December 12th 1941 by Mayfly Productions
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I thought this one was quite fun. The different authors involved were able to put together a good mystery involving the awful environmental effects of pig farming in Illinois. This one was full of eccentric characters and even though each chapter was written by a different author, it all came together in the end. After just reading "Naked Came the Manatee", I was kind of surprised that the plot of both books involved a decapitated head. Not sure if this idea was borrowed from "Manatee." Anyway, ...more
Mailis Viiand
A bit hodge-podge quilt work, mashing together different authors idea of a storyline and mystery unraveling...i appreciate the idea and i would love to know how they managed to achieve producing this book together, was it lots of brainstorming in a group, or were they given different tasks within the story...interesting...story in itself? not so much...mainly because the authors are so differently styled writers it doesn't add up to smooth story...
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Philip José Farmer was an American author, principally known for his science fiction and fantasy novels and short stories. He was born in Terre Haute, Indiana, but spent much of his life in Peoria, Illinois.

Farmer is best known for his Riverworld series and the earlier World of Tiers series. He is noted for his use of sexual and religious themes in his work, his fascination for and reworking of th
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