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The proponent of the novel, Horselover Fat, is thrust into a theological quest when he receives communion in a burst of pink laser light. From the cancer ward of a bay area hospital to the ranch of a fraudulent charismatic religious figure who turns out to have a direct com link with God, Dick leads us down the twisted paths of Gnostic belief, mixed with his own bizarre and compelling philosophy. Truly an eye opening look at the nature of consciousness and divinity. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
A great book - very heady - he gets annoying with his dense logistics of mysticism.Published 7 days ago by Weisman
This book is ultimately about Gnosticism. PKD was, in fact, a "precog" himself. A person who could "see" strands of possible futures. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Sarina Salazar
Instead of reviewing the whole book thoroughly (too lazy), I will focus on one aspect of it, the probable climax, the conversation with "St" Sophia, in the dark-haired body of a... Read morePublished 22 days ago by A. Ter-grigoryan
PKD! What more needs to be said? Obviously highly recommended.Published 1 month ago by Kathleen Hopkins
I've read quite a few works of PKD at this point, but this one is by far my favorite. It is complex, sad, honest, strange in all the right ways and a tough but enjoyable read if... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Harrison
PKD is one of the reasons I became a committed reader, and a writer.
Valis was one of my later ventures into PKD—when I was old enough to understand and appreciate the... Read more
I was reading PKD before most people had ever heard of him, probably before most people reading this were even born. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mel R. Scurbica
Once again, PK Dick doesn't fail to impress. Highly recommended for any sci-fi fan. On to the next one now!Published 5 months ago by Kerrin
I love PKD, so don't take this as bashing the guy. Initally PKD turned in a book called "Radio Free Albemuth. Read morePublished 7 months ago by L.D.Bronstein