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A TV celebrity of the near future suddenly finds that he has no identity in this SF variation on the amnesia novel, which suffers from an inadequate ending. Vintage also releases, for $10 each, Dick's Now Wait for Last Year (*-74220-4 ), about a doctor who is treating the world's most important and sickest man, and The World Jones Made (*-74219-0 ), about a fanatic clairvoyant.
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"Dick [was] many authors: a poor man's Pynchon, an oracular postmodern, a rich product of the changing counterculture" Village VoiceSee all Product Description
One of PKD's more interesting books that explores, yet again, the plasticity of reality.
I find PKD's ideas fascinating, thought-provoking, "far-out," you-name-it. He was clearly a cutting edge thinker. Read morePublished on July 14 2004 by JayMack
That is the only part of the book that I did not like. My favorite, as with all PKD books, are the characters themselves.
The characters are so deep I felt like I knew them. Read more
Please do not read this if you are stupid. As is the case with most Dick, you have to look at the book sideways to fully comprehend it. Read morePublished on June 11 2004
This was an awsome book. In the usual Philip K Dick manner he explores the question of what is real. Read morePublished on April 21 2004 by SteelSearcher
Phil Dick is an author that one either gets or doesn't get. His philosophical, paranoiac brand of science fiction both alienates many fans of "hard" science fiction and attracts... Read morePublished on Sept. 24 2003 by Bill R. Moore
This was my first PK Dick book, and i read it mostly because of the mention in waking life and the ruvry title. Read morePublished on July 9 2003 by fat_runner