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A Scanner Darkly / Philip K. Dick

In the near future, Substance D, aka Slow Death, or Death, is a highly addictive and dangerous drug which has 20% of the population of the United States hooked. 1,262 more words


Single-Sentence Summaries

In an attempt to keep track of the books and stories I read, here are single-sentence summaries.

A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick: People take drugs and, in turn, the drugs take over their minds. 58 more words

A Scanner Darkly

Substanța M – Phillip K. Dick

Pe spatele acestei cărți este o propoziție care afirmă că este “cel mai înspăimântător roman despre droguri al tuturor timpurilor”. Din punctul meu de vedere este mai mult despre absurdul la care se poate ajunge atunci când duci până in pânzele albe o situație/idee/doctrină/etc. 652 more words

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A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick

“I see only murk. Murk outside; murk inside. I hope, for everyone’s sake, the scanners do better. Because, he thought, if the scanner sees only darkly, the way I myself do, then we are cursed, cursed again and like we have been continually, and we’ll wind up dead this way, knowing very little and getting that little fragment wrong too.” 675 more words


The Many Movie Stigmata of Philip K. Dick

There have been a ton of movies adapted from Philip K. Dick’s work.

Some are, of course, better than others. But why is he Hollywood’s goto person for sci-fi? 473 more words

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