The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

by Philip K Dick

Science Fiction

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Here Dick focuses on drug addiction, the meaning of life and the fragile nature of reality – recurring themes throughout much of his work - a haunting book that will stay with you long after you have put it down.

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In the overcrowded world and cramped space colonies of the late 21st century, tedium can be endured through the use of the drug Can-D, which enables the user to inhabit a shared illusory world. When industrialist Palmer Eldritch returns from an interstellar trip, he brings with him a new drug, Chew-Z, which is far more potent than Can-D, but threatens to plunge the world into a permanent state of drugged illusion controlled by the mysterious Eldritch.

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ISBN: 9780575079977
Publication date: 08/03/2007
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (b Format)

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ISBN: 9780575079977
Publication date: 8th March 2007
Author: Philip K Dick
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Genres: Science Fiction,
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About Philip K Dick

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was born in Chicago but lived in California for most of his life. His edgy, dark future visions are even more relevant now. His novels have inspired many other writers and been used as the basis for films such as the classic Blade Runner the blockbuster Minority Report and the indie 'cartoon' A Scanner Darkly. Since his untimely death at age 53, there has been an extraordinary growth of interest in his writings, which during his lifetime were largely ignored by serious mainstream critics and readers. Such is no longer the case, and the novels ...

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