Wold Newton series

5 works, 5 primary works

The Wold Newton family is a literary concept derived from a form of crossover fiction developed by the science fiction writer Philip José Farmer. Farmer suggested in two fictional "biographies" of fictional characters (Tarzan Alive and Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life), that the (real) meteorite which fell in Wold Newton, Yorkshire, England, on December 13, 1795, was radioactive and caused genetic mutations in the occupants of a passing coach. Many of their descendants were thus endowed with ext ...more

Tarzan Alive: A Definitive ...
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 390 ratings — published 1972 — 6 editions book 1
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Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic...
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3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 644 ratings — published 1973 — 8 editions book 2
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The Adventure of the Peerle...
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 193 ratings — published 1974 — 10 editions book 3
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The Other Log of Phileas Fogg
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3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 325 ratings — published 1973 — 15 editions book 4
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Myths for the Modern Age: W...
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4.12 of 5 stars 4.12 avg rating — 69 ratings — published 2005 — 1 edition book Reference
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