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This harrowing, Hugo Award-winning novel is the work that established Philip K. Dick as an innovator in science fiction while breaking the barrier between science fiction and the serious novel of ideas. In it Dick offers a haunting vision of history as a nightmare from which it may just be possible to awake. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
The idea behind the novel is fantastic. Unfortunately the characters are flat, the prose unreadable, and the pacing slower than a disabled snail.Published 5 days ago by Jeremy Kniola
It's a very interesting idea. And the various parallel stories are interesting and plausible. I did have to keep reminding myself that it was written with 1970 technology in this... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Michael Westbay
Dick isn't clear about what knocked the fight out of Americans. All of the developed American characters are adults who remember being Americans before the war and they're all... Read morePublished 9 days ago by Amazon Customer
So very well written on so many levels until the ending. There's ambiguous and there's unfinished. This book's ending is so unfinished as to not be there at all - it just seems... Read morePublished 11 days ago by TROY MATZ
I could not follow the author's storyline. It was not clear how the US lost WWII and how Germany and Japan divided up the spoils. Read morePublished 15 days ago by ANNA J HAMILTON