Philip José Farmer Writing about his Favorite Hero!

The Man Who Met Tarzan

by Philip José Farmer

US $18 tpb/$45 hc
5.5×8.5, 164(?) pages
Trade Paperback
Limited Edition of ??? Hardcover copies

Most people familiar with Philip José Farmer know of his Tarzan Alive: A Definitive Biography of Lord Greystoke. In fact many became fans of Farmer because of this book. Less well known are the many other articles, essays, letters, and speeches Farmer wrote about Edgar Rice Burroughs and Tarzan over a span of several decades. This collection, The Man Who Met Tarzan, brings many of these together culminating in the high point of actually interviewing Lord Greystoke himself!

The exact contents are still a work in progress, watch this page for an announcement of the full table of contents.

The book also features essays by Christopher Paul Carey, Win Scott Eckert, and (?)Henry Franke(?)!

This book will be published in a Trade Paperback featuring vintage cover art and a Signed Hardcover Limited Edition featuring new artwork. The Hardcover Limited Edition will be signed by Christopher Paul Carey, Win Scott Eckert, and (?)Henry Franke(?) and the (soon to be announced) cover artist. You can preorder them with the paypal buttons below, but first consider these package deals:

PACKAGE DEAL #1: Get both the paperback and hardcover editions and save $5 (and even more with combined shipping).  See the Buy Now button below.

PACKAGE DEAL #2: Get all three of Meteor House’s 2021 Signed Hardcover Limited Editions: The Man Who Met TarzanIt’s Always Darkest, and The Monster on Hold, and  and save $12 (and even more with combined shipping).

PACKAGE DEAL #3: Get all five of of Meteor House’s 2021 releases, all three Signed Hardcover Limited Editions from package deal #2 as well as the Trade Paperback Editions of The Monster on Hold and The Man Who Met Tarzan and save $18 (and even more with combined shipping).

The book is due out in the summer/fall of 2021; preorder early to ensure you get a copy of the Signed Hardcover Limited Edition. As always, the print run on the limited edition will be determined by the number of preorders received. Not many copies beyond those reserved will be printed.

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Philip José Farmer (1918 – 2009) was a three time Hugo award winner and named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, capping a distinguished career of over fifty novels and one hundred short stories. He is best known for his Riverworld and World of Tiers series, and for the Wold Newton Family, which includes many recognizable characters such as Tarzan, Doc Savage, Nero Wolfe, and Sherlock Holmes. He has long been recognized as one of the foremost writers in the fields of science fiction and fantasy. He is best known for his Riverworld, World of Tiers, and Dayworld series. Visit his official website at