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It represents some of his best writing, religion, psychedelica and Science Fiction all rolled in to one.
Indeed, each of us can see ourselves as unloved and unworthy (i.e. choose the Accuser)...OR...as worthy of love and a successful life (i.e. choose the Advocate).
He was taking his personal experiences and manias and spinning the wildest, most imaginative tales out of them.
This is one of Dick's best books. It has a serious religious theme. It is, perhaps, the first book about religion that I have enjoyed reading. Read morePublished 2 months ago by bearclawthedonut
interested in philosophy, theosophy, psychology and psychedelic contemplation. PKD will lead you through a universe that will illuminate aspects of all sides of the puzzle we take... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Cheryl S.
The Divine Invasion is the second volume in the Valis trilogy. To call it a trilogy is perhaps a little misleading, there is very little connection between the two books beyond the... Read morePublished 5 months ago by David S. Wellhauser
This is the second book of PKD's Valis trilogy, and of the three this may be my favorite. Each of the three books stands on its own plot, so it is not necessary to have read the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by T. Roe
I love both VALIS and The Transmigration of Timothy Archer (the 1st and 3rd installments of this trilogy), but this one fell a little flat for me, especially reading it on the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Caspian Alderman
First I would like to say that this is, obviously, a PKD book. You are pretty much signing on the dotted line when you decide to read one of his books - you will be left feeling a... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Aristigue
i'm not exactly into theology or mythology. but this was a fun exposition around the same.
if you're looking to bend your mind a little this is a great way to do it :)
Philip K. Dick was a true visionary, crazy 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