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The Philip K. Dick Collection

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This boxed set includes all three Library of America volumes collecting Philip K. Dick’s best science fiction novels:

The Man in the High CastleThe Three Stigmata of Palmer EldritchDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?UbikMartian Time-SlipDr. BloodmoneyNow Wait for Last YearFlow My Tears, the Policeman SaidA Scanner DarklyA Maze of DeathVALIS
Hardcover, 2950 pages
Published October 15th 2009 by Library of America (first published September 29th 2009)
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Bc Wilson
Every story in this 3 volume collection is amazing.
This was a really great experience, and I'd have to say after this that PKD is one of my favorite authors. I think if I wrote, I'd shamelessly rip him off. After giving each a brief try, I put down each of the VALIS novels. In his last stories, he gets away from sci-fi and really digs into his philosophy on religion and death. Maybe I'll come back to these one day, but it's not for me right now. I gather from some searching that "Transmigration..." in particular is really good, if it's what you' ...more
Tazio Bettin
Since this is a collection of many novels, I'll give separate ratings:

Book One (Four Novels of the 1960s)
The Man in the High Castle ****
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch *****
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? ****
Ubik *****

Book Two (Five Novels of the 1960s & 70s)
Martian Time-Slip ****
Dr.Bloodmoney, or How We Got Along After the Bomb ****
Now Wait for Last Year ***
Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said ****
A Scanner Darkly ****

Book Three (Valis and Later Novels)
A Maze of Death ****
Valis **
I'd just finished assembling a 28 disc filmography of motion pictures inspired by the works of Philip K Dick when my friend showed me his copy of this wonderful Collection.

I confessed that I have not yet read any of his books, and he assured me that this is the best PKD collection ever printed.

I researched his bibliography and came to the same conclusion. Fortunately, this set is still in print and widely available from any retailer.

The only drawback of going to this friend's house is that I i
Love knocking out some short sci-fi now and then, he's one of the best
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read the man in the high castle
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Philip K. Dick was born in Chicago in 1928 and lived most of his life in California. He briefly attended the University of California, but dropped out before completing any classes. In 1952, he began writing professionally and proceeded to write numerous novels and short-story collections. He won the Hugo Award for the best novel in 1962 for The Man in the High Castle and the John W. Campbell Memo ...more
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