From Library Journal
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.
“Dick is entertaining us about reality and madness, time and death, sin and salvation. . . . We have our own homegrown Borges.” --Ursula K. LeGuin, The New Republic
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If so, the reader is left to wonder at the author's prolific turn out of highly imaginative work.
He felt that, too, his bones one by one snapping." Overall it's an enjoyable book if you somehow can disregard the incorrectness of the science behind it.
I am most impressed in this volume with his ability to use philosophy and allusions to great writing throughout in a subtle and accessible manner.
The dead are returning to life - deaders - in the least expected way: the space-time continuum has been reversed. Read morePublished 6 months ago by T. Tucker
The master of more-than-meets-the-eye pulp takes on time, relationships, and existence in this well-crafted futuristic hymn to death, religion, and the nature of love. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Garrett Zecker
I admire Phillip K. Dick's work and I have various books ans cds, but this one did not grab me, nor hold my interest. Read morePublished 19 months ago by M. Manning
Philip K. Dick was a true visionary, mad towards the end like many other visionaries. His books are pigeon-holed as 'Science Ficition', but I agree with the alternative genre... Read morePublished 20 months ago by J. Craven
I am a sucker for wacky, non-linear time shifts, and this novel did not disappoint, despite some weaknesses. The story starts with Mrs. Tilly M. Benton, crying out from the grave. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Joe Madison
This book arrived very quickly. Was completely brand new. Looked just like it would have if I had bought it at Barnes & Noble. Great.Published 21 months ago by Andrew C. Hubbard
This novel is remarkable at every level. Only PKD's deft touch could allow the impossible premise of the story to persist, even to the point of satire and humour, and achieve a... Read morePublished on October 5, 2012 by Nigel Kirk
Though the premise is corny, the intrigue Dick generates is extraordinary, as usual. As fiction it's engrossing, if a bit dark and without a particularly good ending. Read morePublished on August 7, 2012 by Scott McFarland
Welcome to once again another romp through the genius mind of PKD. In Counter-Clock World(1967)people greet each other with "Goodbye", light cigarette butts and blow smoke into the... Read morePublished on May 12, 2012 by B-Goody