Synopses & Reviews
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.
This collection includes all of the writer's earliets short and medium -length fiction (including some previously unpublished stories) covering the years 19521955. These fascinating stories include Beyond Lies the Wub, The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford, The Variable Man, and 22 others.
With this collection of stories, readers are drawn into a world with a mysterious twist, a sense of otherness that eludes description. This thought-provoking writing--part science fiction, part mystery, part fantasy--includes all of the writer's earliest short and medium-length fiction.
About the Author
Dick won the prestigous Hugo Award for best novel of 1963 for The Man in the High Castle, and in the last year of his life, the film Blade Runner was made from his novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?