Martian Time-Slip

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Gollancz, 2007 - Mars (Planet) - 280 pages

Mars is a desolate world. Largely forgotten by Earth, the planet remains
helpless in the stranglehold of Arnie Kott, who as boss of the plumber's
union has a monopoly over the vital water supply.

Arnie Kott is obsessed by the past; the native Bleekmen, poverty-stricken
wanderers, can see into the future; while to Manfred, an autistic boy, time
apparently stops. When one of the colonists, Norbert Steiner, commits
suicide, the repercussions are startling and bizarre.

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User Review  - jonfaith - LibraryThing

Mister, they take a brave journey. They turn away from mere things, which one may handle and turn to practical use; they turn inward to meaning. There, the black-night-without-bottom lies, the pit ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChrisRiesbeck - LibraryThing

The Mars in Martian Time-Slip doesn't require spacesuits. The air is thick enough for helicopters, water, while scarce, flows through ditches. You can have a radio conversation with someone on Earth ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was born in Chicago but lived in California for most of his life. He went to college at Berkeley for a year, ran a record store and had his own classical-music show on a local radio station. He published his first short story, 'Beyond Lies the Wub' in 1952. Among his many fine novels are The Man in the High Castle, Time Out of Joint, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said.

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