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Philip K Dick – Voices from the Street

Written around 1952 after Gather Yourselves Together, also a non-science fiction novel, Voices from the Street was not published until some 55 years later. I bought the 2014 Gollancz Science Fiction edition although the story is contemporary realist fiction based in a small West Coast US town of Cedar Groves a bus-ride down the freeway from San Francisco. 742 more words

Reading

Week 1: The Butterfly Effect

Write a post (250 words+ as a comment on this post) on Ray Bradbury’s “A Sound of Thunder” or on the Amazon Prime TV adaptation of Philip K. 245 more words

August favourites #29: SF writer

Somewhere there had to be a space for my all-time favourite science-fiction writer, Philip K Dick. I think I have managed to collect all of his published works but cannot be sure: I need to check this one day. 254 more words

Rambling About Reading

Gravy Boat

I think it is hard to remember – I mean really hard to understand – that every object made by people was actually made by people. 203 more words

Haiku

List of 'Blade Runner' VR experiences (updating...)

What is it about the sheer atmosphere of these two rich, futuristic cyberpunk movies, Blade Runner and now Blade Runner 2049? Mature, visionary slices of sci-fi, the first of which truly introduced a world disconnected from reality and struggling to reconnect with substance and hope, with a world abandoned and living without meaning or attachment to nature, and where our creations walk among us and have… 786 more words

Geek

Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality

We Are All Falling Towards The Centre Of The Earth has been getting some extremely positive reviews and feedback. Author Tom Adams describes it as an “enchanting collection…reminiscent of the best that authors such as Ray Bradbury, Philip K. 176 more words