It’s a strange time, isn’t it? The last few days it feels like the strains on this modern world have given way to full-blown cracks and that we have begun to tilt toward inexorably into a future we are ill-prepared to face. 576 more words
The Early Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick (Dover: August 2013)
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Philip K. Dick published more than 120 brief works during his lifetime. This anthology presents twelve of his finest early short stories and novellas, which originally appeared in Space Science Fiction, Imagination: Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy, and other pulp magazines of the early 1950s.
(Originally Read and wrote this post September 11th 2008)
This book which inspired the hit movie, Blader Runner, is considered a classic of Science Fiction. The novel switches between Rick Deckard, a bounty hunter of androids, living in a Post-Apocalyptic earth, and John Isidore, a “chickenhead” slowly being made mentally disabled by the nuclear dust in the air. 1,696 more words