The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 3: The Father-Thing

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Number of Pages
376
Publication year
1999
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4.14/5 (585 ratings)

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A fitting tribute to a fantastic philosophical author who discovered science fiction the perfect type for its expression of his thoughts - The Independent The next volume of this definitive five-book collection of the entire collected tales of the twentieth century's biggest sf writer; twenty-three tales that were composed in little over a year, even before Philip K. Dick's first novel, Solar Lottery, premiered in 1956. A number of these tales are uncollected, but additionally contained here are a few of Dick's most renowned pieces, such as Foster, You're Dead, a effective extrapolation of atomic war hysteria, and The Golden Man, a very different story about a super-evolved mutant human. This really is a fantastic collection vividlly displaying a few of the finest of Dick's creativity, quirky-humour and overflowing thoughts. Among the most original practitioners writing any type of fiction. Philip K. Dick produced the Majority of the European daring seem navel-gazers at a cul-de-sac - Sunday Times A stunning mix portrait of our days - The Observer The most consitently brilliant SF writer on earth... writer of more great short stories than I could count - John Brunner Cover Illustration: Chris Moore Comprising: Fair Game; The Hanging Stranger; The Eyes Have ItThe Golden Man; The Spinning Wheel; The Last of the Masters; The Father-Thing; Unusual Eden; Tony and the Beetles; Null-O; To subdue the Master; Prove Bit; The Crawlers; Earnings Pitch; Shell Game; Upon the Dull Earth; Foster, You're Dead; Purchase your Printer; War Veteran; The Chromium Fence; Misadjustment; A World of Talent; Psi-Man Heal My Child!

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