The Book of Ultimate Truths

by Robert Rankin
The Book of Ultimate Truths (Cornelius Murphy #1) - Robert Rankin 6.00   1

He had walked the earth as Nostradamus, Uther Pendragon, Count Cagliostro and Rodrigo Borgia. He could open a tin of sardines with his teeth, strike a Swan Vesta on his chin, rope steers, drive a steam locomotive and hum all the works of Gilbert & Sullivan without becoming confused or breaking down in tears. He died, penniless, at a Hastings boarding house, in his ninetieth year.

His name was Hugo Artemis Solon Saturnicus Reginald Arthur Rune, and he was never bored. Hailed as the "guru's guru", Rune penned more than eight million words of genius including his greatest work, The Book of Ultimate Truths. But vital chapters of The Book were suppressed, chapters which could have changed the whole course of human history. Now, seventeen-year-old Cornelius Murphy, together with his best friend Tuppe, sets out on an epic quest. Their mission - recover the missing chapters. Re-publish The Book of Ultimate Truths. And save the world.


Category: Fantasy Humor

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Release date 1993
Details updated August 27, 2022

Cornelius Murphy :: Series

Series contains 4 primary works and has 4 total works.

The Book of Ultimate Truths (Cornelius Murphy #1) 6.00   1
Raiders of the Lost Car Park (Cornelius Murphy #2) 6.00   2
The Greatest Show Off Earth (Cornelius Murphy #3) 6.00   2
The Most Amazing Man Who Ever Lived (Cornelius Murphy #4) 8.00   1

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