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While a commentary on the society, it didn't move me as a reader.
The plot flowed straight and true, and although one part seemed a little forced, it didn't detract from the book- it was simply a wee bit off.
A must read for PKD fans and those who have enjoyed other classics such as "1984" or "Fahrenheit 451."
First published in 1956, "The Man Who Japed" is a fascinating plot driven narrative written by Philip K. Dick. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Todd O'Rourke
As I say in my Amazon's Profile: "I am a science fiction fan and a history buff, I read omnivorously on these subjects. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Maximiliano F Yofre
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In 2114, Allen and Janet Purcell live in Newer York, a post-apocalyptic city that strictly regulates morality so that all citizens... Read more
In PKD's "The Man Who Japed", published in 1956, is his view of a totalitarian society caused by a 1985 revolutionary named General Streiter. Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by B-Goody
Philips K.Dicks 1956 novel "The Man Who Japed" is set in the year 2114 where a totalitarian government was spawned by a 1985 revolution by a man named General Streiter. Read morePublished on June 2, 2012 by B-Goody
It's 2114, and Al Gore's vision has come to fruition: All art is sanitized for your protection; everything is bland and environmentally, ergonomically and politically correct. Read morePublished on April 19, 2012 by jonathan briggs
This is the earliest of Dick's books that I've read, so far. I can see where his writing got just a little bit smoother later. But this is the same guy, easily recognizable. Read morePublished on January 21, 2012 by Scott McFarland
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