Shaverology: A Shaver Mystery Home Companion

Shaverology A Shaver Mystery Home Companion Shaverology the surprise sequel to Richard Toronto s groundbreaking Shaver Mystery epic War Over Lemuria is finally here It is the encore performance of your two favorite science fiction icons Ric

  • Title: Shaverology: A Shaver Mystery Home Companion
  • Author: Richard Toronto
  • ISBN: 9780615866
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback
  • Shaverology, the surprise sequel to Richard Toronto s groundbreaking Shaver Mystery epic, War Over Lemuria, is finally here It is the encore performance of your two favorite science fiction icons, Richard S Shaver and Raymond A Palmer, with never seen before first person accounts of their everyday lives from people who knew them best.Was Ray Palmer a hoaxer extraordinaiShaverology, the surprise sequel to Richard Toronto s groundbreaking Shaver Mystery epic, War Over Lemuria, is finally here It is the encore performance of your two favorite science fiction icons, Richard S Shaver and Raymond A Palmer, with never seen before first person accounts of their everyday lives from people who knew them best.Was Ray Palmer a hoaxer extraordinaire as his critics claim, or was he a believer beyond all reason Who really discovered the Shaver Mystery Did Dick Shaver recant his belief in the Shaver Mystery on his deathbed These questions and are answered in Shaverology It is your one way ticket to sunny Palm Springs, California, and the home of reclusive publisher William L Hamling to Shaver s rock strewn Wisconsin farm and to Ray Palmer s vast, uncharted mind The angst, treachery, suspicion, and hope of the Shaver Mystery all converge in Shaverology.Shaverology contains than 170 photos and illustrations mined from the caliginous depths of Shavertron Caverns Many are rare, never before published items This makes Shaverology longer than War Over Lemuria, by 38 pages, at a cost less than half the McFarland edition Shaverology a Shaver Mystery Home Companion, continues the saga begun by Richard Toronto with added insights from Shaver s close friend and companion Richard Devere Horton It is a personal tour of the minds and manners of Dick Shaver and Ray Palmer Hop aboard the Shaver Mystery one time for another wild ride.

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      Richard Toronto

    About Author

    1. Richard Toronto is the author of War Over Lemuria Richard Shaver, Ray Palmer and the Strangest Chapter of 1940s Science Fiction, a comprehensive behind the scenes account of two of the most controversial figures in 20th Century Science Fiction Ray Palmer and Richard Shaver Toronto corresponded with Richard Shaver and in 1975 attempted to co author a book on Shaver s life A sequel to War, Shaverology a Shaver Mystery Home Companion is due out in September 2013 Toronto is a California native and a former newspaper reporter with a BA in Journalism from California State University Sacramento He has been the editor of Shavertron, the only surviving all Shaver Mystery fanzine, since 1979 It is now online at shavertron

    One thought on “Shaverology: A Shaver Mystery Home Companion

    1. This book is a companion to Toronto s book War Over Lemuria, a book about one of the big mysteries in the early days of science fiction If the price tag on the first book puts you off, know that this one has plenty to engage and enlighten you, whether you re a science fiction lover or not.I m going to confess right up front that I m only about half way through this book, but I m enjoying it so much I want to sing its praises now Before I read a word, I went page by page looking at all the images [...]


    2. This book was interesting, I learned about authors I did not know about before Overall I liked this book O.K I really liked the history and the illustrations also.



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