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_A Scanner Darkly_ was debatably his most successful attempt, and certainly his most lucid.
Like most great novels, then, the various parts of "A Scanner Darkly" work together to reinforce each other until you can't put the thing down.
Of course, the book has MUCH MORE going on in the story than the movie does (as with any movie based on a book).
The movie was actually a pretty great adaptation of this, but the book is still better. Get inside the suit, if you know what i meanPublished 2 days ago by Em Batch
It is certainly PKD. It was fairly far out right up until the very end, but it tied it up (kind of) and actually had a fairly deep message that resonates.Published 7 days ago by Cameron J. Fleury
Holy cow! This book is crazy (and very good). Like many PKD books, you have no idea what's going on and yet you're loving it and turning the pages.Published 21 days ago by Greyhound
This book delivers as promised. PKD really paints a picture of a dystopian universe that both relates directly back to 70s drug culture and paints a picture of the way things... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Russel Davies
Whether unjustly or not, no other science fiction author has been as closely linked to the 1960s drug culture--at least in the public eye--as Philip K. Dick... Read morePublished 1 month ago by s.ferber
This novel drags you into its world of drugs and paranoia in under 300 pages. Also, it makes serious criticisms on law enforcement agencies, rehab centers, and perceptions about... Read morePublished 1 month ago by E. Francisco
Philip K. Dick has written a masterpiece in A Scanner Darkly. No other piece of fiction will allow you to empathize with drug addicts, which makes their plight in the this book so... Read morePublished 1 month ago by bravhat1234