News & What's New - September 2009
Official trailer of Riverworld
28 September 2009

The new Riverworld miniseries has been filmed and is still in production by RHI Entertainment: "A visionary new miniseries event from the bestselling fantasy novels by Philip José Farmer." Riverworld will be coming in 2010 to Syfy. The official trailer has been released which is now shown on YouTube, and can be seen below.

Like in the first film there are horses and a lot of fighting is going on, but it is too early to tell anything about the quality just based on this trailer. Check it out yourself.
The Evil in Pemberley House arrived
27 September 2009

Last week both editions of the new novel by Farmer & Eckert, The Evil in Pemberley House, were delivered at our house. Because of our vacation one of the neighbors had accepted the books for me. I haven't had the time yet to read it, but have added a new book page with both editions, the trade and the limited, signed one, to the site.
SubPress did again a wonderful job with the books and also with the chapbook that comes with the limited edition. Glen Orbik has made a gorgeous cover, that does go very well with the novel. Win Scott Eckert is very happy with the books: "All in all, I'm incredibly pleased, and feel very lucky. It's a beautiful package all around."

Both editions are still available for ordering with the publisher, Subterranean Press.
See also the special website for this novel.

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Vacation in Italy
27 September 2009

We are back from our vacation in Venice and at the Lago di Garda in Italy. Lovely weather, nice food and wine and beer, a beautiful and impressive city of Venice –with all the canals and gondolas– and nice places around the Lago with very old castles and fortresses.
I did find (only) two Italian Farmer books for my collection in the city Trento, in a bookshop called Libroteka. Both are editions of Alle sorgenti del Fiume (The Fabulous Riverboat), the Mondadori editions from 1993 and 1994.

On this vacation I have been able to read several books. One of them is the novel Saturn's Children by Charles Stross. It striked me that this novel reminded me of a very short story by Phil, "The King of the Beasts". Both stories share the same theme, reviving the extinct human species from scratch –with just some DNA– by non-humans. Otherwise these are completely different stories, buth both are good!

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Added Books
Two publications were added on the book pages this month.

The Evil in Pemberley House
Both the trade edition and the limited edition from Subterranean Press, 2009.
These are the numbers for the book pages in September 2009:

1640 publications
1177 different covers

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