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The Green Odyssey

The Green Odyssey

(1957)
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CLASSIC SF ROMP BY AUTHOR OF RIVERWORLD! When Alan Green's starship crashes on a medieval planet overrun with feudal human societies, he is instantly captured and sold into slavery. Big, handsome, blond and strong, on a planet of short, dark people, Green soon finds himself installed as a gigolo to Duchess Zuni of Tropat, the local duke's voluptuous but bath-needing wife. Lazy, cautious to the point of timidity, he soon finds himself under the thumb of Amra, an Amazon of a wife, a slave like him, who combines beauty, and intelligence with five kids, one of them Green's. With himself as gigolo and Amra, as official lernan of the Duchess Zuni, Green is doing quite well in a precarious position when he hears that another ship from the sky has landed a few thousand miles away, and the two men on board mistaken for "demons" and scheduled for execution. Determined to save his fellow Earthmen from death, and himself from Amra, Green determines to cross the grass sea of Xurdimur and get himself to Estorya in time to stop the execution - and incidentally hitch a ride home to Earth. Thus begins Philip Jose Farmer's The Green Odyssey, which has rightly been called "rollicking science-fiction adventure" . "uproarious" . "swashbuckling" ... "sheer fun" . "and by science fiction critic and by scholar, Sam Moskowitz: "filled with engaging humor." The adventure begins when Alan Green arranges passage on a "wind roller." a sailing vessel of the plains by dazzling the captain with a financial scheme that offers rich profits to overcome his reluctance to help a fugitive. Setting "sale" with the captain, Green thinks he's escaped from his dominating wife - but he's wrong. Throw in pirates and floating islands and a black cat-goddess with a taste for beer, picked up after shipwreck on one of the wandering Islands of the Xurdimur, and you have the recipe for science-fantasy adventure as irresistible as Riverworld itself.





 
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Hardback Editions

October 1995 : USA Hardback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 0-89968-338-X / 978-0-89968-338-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lightyear Pr
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March 1993 : USA Hardback
Title: The Green Odessey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 0-517-09873-3 / 978-0-517-09873-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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1978 : USA Hardback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 0-8398-2414-9 / 978-0-8398-2414-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gregg Press
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Paperback Editions

April 2016 : Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-5328-9362-0 / 978-1-5328-9362-9
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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January 2016 : Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-5154-0346-7 / 978-1-5154-0346-3
Publisher: Positronic Publishing
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July 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-4341-0072-3 / 978-1-4341-0072-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Boomer Books
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August 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-60096-383-8 / 978-1-60096-383-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Waking Lion Press
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February 2007 : USA Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-60096-768-X / 978-1-60096-768-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Classic Books Library
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August 2006 : USA Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-60096-492-3 / 978-1-60096-492-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Waking Lion Press
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-4191-6497-X / 978-1-4191-6497-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
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September 1983 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 0-425-06159-0 / 978-0-425-06159-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley Books
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July 1976 : UK Paperback
Title: Green Odyssey (Sphere science fiction)
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 0-7221-3440-1 / 978-0-7221-3440-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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1976 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-72213-440-2 / 978-1-72213-440-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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1957 : USA Paperback
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-127-47626-2 / 978-1-127-47626-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine
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Audio Editions

February 2016 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Listen2aBook.com
Availability: Amazon   

February 2016 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Listen2aBook.com
Availability: Amazon UK   

2015 : New Zealand MP3 CD
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
ISBN: 1-77542-285-2 / 978-1-77542-285-3 (New Zealand edition)
Publisher: IDB Productions
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Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Perennial Press
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March 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Start Publishing LLC
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March 2016 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Start Publishing LLC
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December 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Amazing Sci-Fi Classics
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January 2013 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Gateway
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August 2010 : USA Kindle edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: Vox Humana Books
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August 2003 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Green Odyssey
Author(s): Philip Jose Farmer
Publisher: PageTurner
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