Human Is? : A Philip K Dick Reader

by Philip K Dick

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This collection of short stories contain some of Dick’s best writing and most startling ideas and is the ideal introduction to his unique take on the world.

Human Is? : A Philip K Dick Reader Synopsis

Drawn from the five volumes of his complete short stories (also published by Gollancz) this volume represents the very cream of Philip K. Dick's output.

It serves both as a celebration of his work, in the 25th year since his death, and as the ideal introduction to his unique take on the world for new readers.

As our culture becomes ever more fluid, as fact is fictionalised, as documentary gives way to reality-TV, as our identities are digitised, as globalism runs wild, as drugs become ever more ubiquitous the world is finally catching up with even the most bizarre of Philip K. Dick's imaginings.

25 years after his death we are living in Philip K. Dick's world, this new authoratitive collection of his best short fiction shows us why.

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ISBN: 9780575080348
Publication date: 08/03/2007
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (b Format)

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ISBN: 9780575080348
Publication date: 8th March 2007
Author: Philip K Dick
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback (b Format)
Pagination: 448 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Science Fiction,
Categories: Science fiction,

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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