The Man in the High Castle

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Penguin Books Limited, Aug 2, 2012 - Fiction - 272 pages
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Imagine the world if the Allies had lost the Second World War... Philip K Dick trips the switches of our minds with his vision of the world as it might have been: the African continent virtually wiped out, the Mediterranean drained to make farmland, the United States divided between the Japanese and the Nazis...In the neutral zone that divides the rival superpowers in America lives the author of an underground best-seller. His book - a rallying cry for all those who dream of overthrowing theoccupiers - offers an alternative theory of world history. Does 'reality' lie with him, or is his world just one among many others?

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Generally the plot line is pretty good. - Goodreads
Things happen, but there is no real plot in this book. - Goodreads
Stupid bloody ending gives this book two stars. - Goodreads
And lastly the ending. - Goodreads

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If I were to describe The Man in the High Castle in one word, it would be this: nauseating. The kind of nausea that comes from staring at an optical illusion for too long. It is set in an alternate ... Read full review

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User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

I've always enjoyed the idea of Philip K. Dick, but have to admit that I haven't read as much of his work as I might like. After all, he is a difficult author, so it is easier to enjoy his works in ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Philip Kindred Dick was born in Chicago in 1928. His career as a science fiction writer comprised an early burst of short stories followed by a stream of novels, typically character studies incorporating androids, drugs, and hallucinations. His best works are generally agreed to be THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE and DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, the inspiration for the movie "Blade Runner". He died in 1982.

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