Two complete novels and five novelettes that broke new ground in science fiction and established Philip Jose Farmer as a master of the genre: "The Lovers": One of the most controversial and groundbreaking novels in science fiction.
Philip Jose Farmer is a pioneer of science fiction. His stories were the first to explore alien sexuality, love, religion, and mythology. He has won numerous awards, including three Hugo Awards and the World Fantasy Award, and has been named a Nebula Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America. In a long and distinguished career, he has published over seventy novels and story collections. The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction has called him "perhaps the most impish and anarchic" of major science fiction writers.