Gods of Opar: Tales of Lost Khokarsa by Philip José Farmer and Christopher Paul Carey collects for the first time anywhere all three novels of the epic Khokarsa cycle, including the never-before-published conclusion to the trilogy, The Song of Kwasin.
12,000 years ago the vast empire of Khokarsa stretched along the shores of ancient Africa's two great inland seas. When an evil tyrant bent on attaining immortality overturns the beneficent rule of the priestesses of Kho, the young hero Hadon and his mad giant cousin Kwasin find themselves caught up in a struggle between the very gods themselves.
"Fans...will find the entire collection an accessible and enjoyable throwback." —Publishers Weekly
"[The Song of Kwasin] possesses and organic, unified feel, and a high level of storytelling craft. The legacy of the Khokarsa cycle is continued in honorable and entertaining fashion." —Locus Online!doctype>
Friday, August 3, 2012
PulpFest/FarmerCon VII Schedule
Friday, August 10:
11:00 AM – Exiles of Kho Book Launch – author Christopher Paul Carey will be signing the limited edition release of his book
1:00 PM – The New Fictioneers – Christopher Paul Carey will read from his novel co-authored with Philip José Farmer, The Song of Kwasin, part of the Gods of Opar: Tales of Lost Khokarsa omnibus, forthcoming from Subterranean Press, as well as an excerpt from his new novella, Exiles of Kho.
7:00 PM – Lord Tyger, Time’s Last Gift, and the Gods of Opar – our FarmerCon VII panelists discuss a sampling of the Burroughs and Verne-inspired works of Philip José Farmer. Moderated by Paul Spiteri, editor of Pearls from Peoria and featuring authors Win Scott Eckert and Christopher Paul Carey.