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Terrific writing from PKD. Contains some of the funniest passages you will read. For example: A bunch of guys sitting around, high as a kite, talking about how they got ripped off... Read morePublished 20 hours ago by p thomas
interesting story but the last third was confusing and the whole story is quite depressing. Dick wrote this after going through chemical dependency treatment. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Larry R. Bergstrom
PKD wrote some of the weirdest books. I can't even begin to describe this one. While the plot centers on an undercover narc pursuing a junkie (both turn out to be the same... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Zachary S. Pierce
A Scanner Darkly: A difficult book to get through mainly because it is written from the viewpoint of a drug addict and the way he perceives the world. Infused with angst and humor. Read morePublished 1 month ago by diverbetty
a must read for fans of philip dick, gonzo-style stuff, dystopias, etc.
the movie is truly terrible in comparison.
I don't want to give anything away that is not already located on the back, but this book is insane! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Broome.M
Bob Arctor, a narcotics officer, is tasked to investigate himself in his undercover identity as a drug dealer. I'll admit, this is a strange pick for one of my favorite books. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Juushika
Fantastic book. I've seen and owned the movie since its release and loved it. The book surpassed the movie by far. I recommend it 100%Published 2 months ago by samiam
The last 15 pages were interesting but it was a slog to read the whole book. I skipped lots. Glad I saw it through AND read the author's note so I could understand the point. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dara S