To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip José Farmer
I didn't expect to encounter fellow Trinity College, Oxford alum, the Victorian era explorer Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), as the hero of a science fiction novel set thousands of years in the future. Even stranger, Burton dies in the second sentence of the novel. Stranger still, he dies several hundred additional times during the course of the book.
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