The Father-Thing

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Gollancz, 1990 - English fiction - 476 pages
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All 3 variety anthologies seem to favour Dick's earlier work - perhaps drawing on a deeper pool of short stories - but are none the worse for it. PD is insightful, funny and simultaeneously deeply ... Read full review


Introduction by John Brunner
The Hanging Stranger
The Eyes Have It

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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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