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User Review  - ssimon2000 - LibraryThing

2 stars. I was disappointed with this book; it ended up going nowhere. Perhaps there was simply too much “other stuff” besides the plot (like the Zen and Eastern mysticism) in it to make it a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jean_Sexton - LibraryThing

I had never read this Hugo-winning novel before. It was excellent alternative-history science fiction and didn't show its age badly. It was a world I didn't want to live in, one where the Germans and ... Read full review

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User Review  - FergusS - LibraryThing

Dick tells his tale of an alternative history within an alternative history through mesmerising vignettes - an absorbing work of detached introspection, immersive rather than dynamic. A book about a ... Read full review

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User Review  - rondoctor - LibraryThing

The only commonalities between the book and Amazon's TV series are the names of the characters and the overall plot theme ... that Japan and Germany won WW2. Even the personalities of the key ... Read full review

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User Review  - soniaandree - LibraryThing

The novel is filled with characters and demonstrates good characterisations too. However, the third person narrative gives some distance between the reader and the characters. Despite this distance ... Read full review

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User Review  - greeniezona - LibraryThing

I needed a new book for my walk to work and grabbed this book mostly at random on my way out the door. (It's one of the few works of fiction left on my to=read shelf.) It wasn't long before I was ... Read full review

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User Review  - antao - LibraryThing

“The Man in the High Castle” is my second favourite PKD novel, after “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep”. I read both novels in the same year, back in the day, along with “Ubik”, “VALIS” and “The ... Read full review

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this is a very bok

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