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Philip K. Dick: Revised and Updated

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With a reputation that is still rising as the world catches up with the prodigious outpouring of his imagination, and Hollywood repeatedly raiding his stories—Blade Runner, Minority Report, A Scanner Darkly—Philip K. Dick remains an intriguing literary and cultural figure. At a time when most science fiction was about cowboys in outer space, Dick explored the landscapes of ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 28th 2007 by Oldcastle Books (first published 2000)
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Stephen Thomas
Apr 11, 2013 Stephen Thomas rated it it was ok
THE SHORT NOT-SO-HAPPY LIFE OF THE LITTLE PKD BOOK

I’m an unashamed Dickhead and have read all his novels and short stories as well as many books about him and his works. I have all the available movie adaptations on DVD and most of the documentaries in one format or another. I don’t claim to be an authority but I do know PKD pretty well. So I bought this little book out of curiosity, not expecting to learn anything new but hoping it might prove interesting in it’s analysis of his work. I was rig
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Tanya
Jan 30, 2016 Tanya rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of my housemates loaned me this book after we were discussing science fiction movies. I like the way it is written and I think it is a great way to introduce Philip K Dick to people who have never heard of him (like me).
I like the way the author set up the book. He gives a synopsis of each story, explains who the main figures were and how they fit into Dick's character archetypes, and gives his verdict with a rating out of five. Some of them are pretty funny. "This story talks about diaphrag
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James
Jun 30, 2009 James rated it it was amazing
I like reference materials.
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