I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon

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Doubleday, 1985 - Fiction - 179 pages
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This volume brings together ten previously uncollected stories and a major unpublished essay, which span nearly thirty years of the career of the noted science fiction writer

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User Review  - TrumanCoyote - Goodreads

Odds and ends...the only really good story "Rautavaara's Case"--funny and sly; and the title story alright, although verging on self-parody. In truth I guess I'm getting a little sick of hearing about ... Read full review

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User Review  - Yanish Philipson - Goodreads

I definitely like this compilation, although some of these stories aren't the Philip K. Dick most readers are used to. Read full review

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The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford
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Strange Memories of Death
97
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About the author (1985)

Phillip Kindred Dick is an American science fiction writer best known for his psychological portrayals of characters trapped in illusory environments. Born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1928, Dick worked in radio and studied briefly at the University of California at Berkeley before embarking on his writing career. His first novel, Solar Lottery, was published in 1955. In 1962, Dick won the Hugo Award for his novel, The Man in the High Castle. He also wrote a series of futuristic tales about artificial creatures on the loose; notable of these was Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, which was later adapted into film as Blade Runner. Dick also published several collections of short stories. He died in Santa Ana, California, in 1982.

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