Got around to finishing this today and immediately threw it in the trash. Put litter in its place, people.

It's startling that even in 1971, no editor or early reviewer sat Philip Jose Farmer down and simply said, "You have written a novel in which Mark Twain wears blackface, and you should not have."

@phooky "a major piece of fiction" is also what state farm called my account of the incident that occurred outside the long john silver's in springwater, tennessee on the evening of august 12th, 2015, shortly before 9 p.m.

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