Welcome

Far Fetched Books was launched in March 2012 to e-publish the early works of the Father of Far Fetched Fiction himself, Mr Robert Rankin. The imprint now features 23 e-books (available for your Kindle via amazon.com) from his earliest masterwork The Antipope and the subsequent Brentford Series, through the ground-breaking (and misleadingly numerated) Armageddon Quartet, The Cornelius Murphy Trilogy and The Completely Barking Mad Trilogy, also encompassing several wonderful standalone novels such as Snuff Fiction, Nostradamus Ate My Hamster and The Fandom of the Operator. Links to all of these can be found on the “Books” page.

We have been incredibly busy with some very exciting projects and are delighted with the excellent response to the launch of Robert’s latest illustrated book Alice on Mars. The lovely people at Genki Gear have produced some fab t-shirts which feature some of Robert’s artwork from the book and are available via mail order here. And we are incredibly excited that Alice on Mars is being made into a full-length feature film by award-winning British independent film maker Martin Gooch. Please join our facebook group Alice on Mars – The Movie for all our news, giveaways, and your chance to be in the film!

We are also delighted to be able to announce that Robert is part of the creative team which producing a major exhibition at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich entitled Longitude Punk’d. This is a sideways look at the search for a device which could accurately measure longitude, and is promising to be both an elegant, hilarious and irreverent look at the topic. You can read more about the project here and here there is also a nice picture of Robert (and Raygun!) with the rest of the creators straddling the Greenwich Meridian.

We will be adding to this website over the coming months and invite you to return in the future when there will be more content, videos and pictures. In the meantime, here are some videos which you may enjoy, starting with Robert’s interview with Brian Blessed at the SF Weekender 2013.

 



And a video of us singing at the SFX Weekender 2012

And here is a nice interview with Robert at the Sci Fi Weekender 2013



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