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Literature Help: The Man In the High Castle
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The book tells the story of the time fifteen years after an alternative end of the Second World War. Axis Powers, Imperial Japan and Nazi Germany, are victorious.
Your Idols & Everyday Events: Philip K Dick and Arnold Schwarzenegger Hailing a Cab
Price: Free! Words: 830. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
YOUR IDOLS & EVERYDAY EVENTS documents the humorous and harrowing endeavors undertaken by individuals an indolent society has come to idolize. This book will have you laughing out loud with lingering navel-gazing. Steeped in metaphor and allegory, this series of impromptu prose challenges pre-conceived notions with witty flare and zany guile.
Watching the Watcher
Series: The Posthuman Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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A frantic call from a space lane traffic controller is fielded by a helpline representative. Out in the main asteroid belt, stationed on a sophisticated three-kilometer long space habitat, why does the caller find himself utterly alone? Why can't he remember his time away from work? Why does he never leave his cubestation? And why does the helpline rep keep fielding exactly this type of call?
Philip K. Dick: The Dream Connection
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,190. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
"A very impressive must-read for serious PKD readers." --Science Fiction Chronicle. This exceptional anthology includes an 8 hour interview with Philip K. Dick, detailing his March '74 "mystical experiences," plus numerous essays, including Robert Anton Wilson on PKD's experiences, R. Faraday Nelson on collaborating with PKD, a short story in which PKD fictionalizes his experiences, and much more.
Science Fiction: An Oral History
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,150. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"Science Fiction: An Oral History" features in-depth dialogs with prominent authors of the genre's Golden Age (1930-1960) and New Wave (1960-1980) eras. Interview subjects include Philip K. Dick, Theodore Sturgeon, Fritz Leiber, Roger Zelazny, C.L. Moore, Leigh Brackett, Norman Spinrad and Robert Anton Wilson. Spontaneous, intelligent, and often very, very funny.
Fahrenheit 451: A Reader's Guide to the Ray Bradbury Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This new guide to Fahrenheit 451 challenges you to think about the book in new ways. Included are a biography of author Ray Bradbury, a character guide, an examination of the book's historical context, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis of critical questions and themes in the story. This is the definitive guide to Fahrenheit 451, guaranteed to add to your enjoyment.
Untitled Bruce Lee/Phil Dick Project
Series: 666ties, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
1966. Phil Dick does drugs, but not at work. Except sometimes. Phil Dick hates computer games, but he makes them for a job. Phil Dick hates the Beatles, but got on the backstage list for their show at Candlestick Park. Phil Dick hates Bruce Lee, but he has to make it through dinner with that preening rock star. Phil Dick has a lot of harsh judgments about everybody else.
Quick Guide: Blade Runner
Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 21 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 164 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Screenplays » Sci-Fi
The story is loosely based on the novel “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” which was written by Philip K. Dick. The screenplay of the film was written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples.
Robot, androidi e cyborg. Dal mito alla fantascienza
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,430. Language: Italian. Published: September 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Statue parlanti, homunculi, automi ad acqua, robot scrivani, musicisti, giocatori di scacchi. Costruttori e scrittori si sono sbizzarriti per millenni immaginando esseri antropomorfi per farne servi, amici ed eredi della razza. Ma queste creature artificiali si sono spesso ribellate, trovando modi sempre nuovi per disfarsi del loro creatore.
Hilton's Addiction
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: British English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Hilton's secret addiction is ruining his life, forcing him to the surface. A surface that has a secret of its own.