I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon

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This volume brings together ten previously uncollected stories and a major unpublished essay, which span nearly thirty years of the career of the noted science fiction writer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

Like any PKD title, whether it be a short story or a novel it helps to take a step back and explore the context in which the piece was written. PKD experimented with hallucinogens and "suffered" from ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rahul Gupta - Goodreads

Psychological horror at its subtle best. Just imagining what it would be like in the protagonist's shoes gave me the chills. Long before sensory deprivation chambers became a fad. Read full review

Contents

How to Build a Universe That Doesnt
1
The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford
24
Strange Memories of Death
97
Copyright

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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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