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Over a writing career that spanned three decades, Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) published 36 science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Toward the end of his life, his work turned toward deeply personal, metaphysical questions concerning the nature of God. Eleven novels and short stories have been adapted to film; notably: Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly. The recipient of critical acclaim and numerous awards throughout his career, Dick was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005, and in 2007 the Library of America published a selection of his novels in three volumes. His work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.
I am an avid fan of Philip K. Dick and I see each novel or story as part of a great oeuvre of a brilliant and immensely creative mind. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Divine Play
Recently I have become a huge fan of Philip K Dick. Within a span of 3 weeks, I've read, in order: Ubik, The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch, A Maze of Death, Clans of the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Manuel Armenteros