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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The Man in the High Castle: Axis Powers win WWII, and then things get weird Also posted at Fantasy Literature This is a strange and sinister book, even for Philip K. Dick. It's a carefully-crafted ... Read full review

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“They want to be the agents, not the victims, of history. They identify with God's power and believe they are godlike. That is their basic madness. They are overcome by some archtype; their egos have ... 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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