Voices From the Street
Stuart Hadley is a radio electronics salesman in early 1950s Oakland, California. He has what many would consider the ideal life; a nice house, a pretty wife, a decent job with prospects for advancement, but he still feels unfulfilled. Something is missing from his life. Hadley is a restless young man—an artist, a dreamer, a screw-up. He reacts to the love of his wife and the kindness of his employer with anxiety and fear. He tries to fill his void first with drinking, and then with an affair, and finally with religious fanaticism, but nothing seems to be working, and it is driving him crazy.
Voices from the Street is the story of Hadley's descent into depression and madness, and his emergence out the other side.
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Voices from the streetUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Previously unpublished, this 1953 mainstream novel by the late sf author ofDo Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (the basis for Ridley Scott'sBlade Runner ) is remarkable for its very mundanity. No ... Read full review
Review: Voices from the StreetUser Review - Ben - Goodreads
Of the three 50s realist novels of Dick's that were recently published, I prefer Humpty Dumpty in Oakland and In Milton Lumkin Territory to Voices from the Street. This one feels unfinished in various ... Read full review