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A Scanner Darkly by Philip K. Dick
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The authors note at the end of the novel is really powerful. In it PKD talks about how many people play with drugs and end up paying too high a price for the choice. It's well said and resonates deeply in the context of just having finished this novel. Even if you don't read this, pick it up in a book store and read the authors note at the end. It gives a perspective on drug use that most people haven't considered.

The story itself is fantastically written and wonderfully weird in true PKD style. I really enjoyed it, although parts of it made for uncomfortable reading, also in true PKD style. Well worth reading.
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Reading Progress

June 8, 2013 – Shelved
September 15, 2014 – Started Reading
September 22, 2014 – Finished Reading

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Travelin I wish more science fiction writers could imagine a world where stroke doesn't take a man at 54, like PKD.

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