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Many thousands of readers worldwide consider Philip K. Dick to have been the greatest science fiction writer on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's work has continued to mount and his reputation has been enhanced by a growing body of critical attention. The Philip K. Dick Award is now presented annually to a distinguished work of science fiction, and the Philip K. Dick Society is devoted to the study and promulgation of his works.
This collection draws from the writerâs earliest short and medium-length fiction (including several previously unpublished stories) during the years 1952â1955, and features such fascinating works asÂ The Eye of the Sibyl, The Little Black Box, The Electric Ant,Â and many others. Here, readers will find Dickâs initial explorations of the themes he so brilliantly brought to life in his later work.
Dick won the prestigious Hugo Award for best novel of 1963 forÂ The Man in the High CastleÂ and in the last year of his life, the now-classic filmÂ Blade RunnerÂ was made from his novelÂ Do Androids Dream Electric Sheep?Â More recently, Dickâs short storyÂ The Minority ReportÂ inspired a Steven Spielberg movie as well as a TV series.
The classic stories of Philip K. Dick offer an intriguing glimpse into the early imagination of one of science fiction's most enduring and respected names.
âPhilip K. Dickâs best books always describe a future that is both entirely recognizable and utterly unimaginable.â âThe New York Times Book Review
âMore than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside peopleâs minds.â âThe Wall Street Journal
About: A collection of stories by the celebrated science fiction writer includes never-before-published selections as well as the author's standards--``The Little Black Box'' and ``The Pre-Person'' among them.
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