I found this book at the Border’s Books store when I was living in Wichita Falls, Texas in 1993-94. I loved this book. I might need to reread it, but I remember it making me laugh. John Brunner passed away in 1995. Review his Wikipedia site for a list of books and general information, click the image to link to the Amazon page for the author and to purchase the ebook. The image below is the original cover. John Brunner novelist
I recommend the Sovereign of the Seven Isles series by David A. Wells – The first 2 of 7 are FREE. I loved them all. http://davidawells.me/#books
I recommend the Whispers of Mirrowind trilogy by Jeff Wheeler http://jeff-wheeler.com/worlds/mirrowen/ A Series I really enjoyed.