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Description - The Philip K. Dick Reader by Philip K. Dick

Includes the stories that inspired the movies Total Recall, Screamers, Minority Report, Paycheck, and Next"More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people's minds." --The Wall Street JournalThe Philip K. Dick Reader Many thousands of readers consider Philip K. Dick the greatest science fiction mind on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's works has continued to mount, and his reputation has been further enhanced by a growing body of critical attention. The Philip K. Dick Award is now given annually to a distinguished work of science fiction, and the Philip K. Dick Society is devoted to the study and promulgation of his works.Dick won the prestigious Hugo Award for the best novel of 1963 for The Man in the High Castle. In the last year of his life, the film Blade Runner was made from his novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?This collection includes some of Dick's earliest short and medium-length fiction, including We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (the story that inspired the motion picture Total Recall), Second Variety (which inspired the motion picture Screamers), Paycheck, The Minority Report, and twenty more.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780806537948
ISBN-10: 0806537949
Format: Paperback
(208mm x 137mm x 36mm)
Imprint: Citadel Press
Publisher: Citadel Press
Publish Date: 26-Jan-2016
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Philip K. Dick

More than 30 years after his untimely death at age 53, Philip K. Dick (1928 - 1982) remains one of the most celebrated authors of the last century and a looming and illuminating presence in this one. He was the winner of both the prestigious Hugo Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, which honor excellence in science fiction. Inducted in 2007 into the Library of America, which publishes a three-volume collection of his novels, Dick has received unprecedented recognition for his contributions to modern literature, specifically in the area of science fiction. His 45 novels and over 210 short stories have been adapted into numerous films, including the blockbusters Minority Report, Total Recall, and Blade Runner, as well as Impostor, Paycheck, Scanner Darkly, Next, and The Adjustment Bureau.

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