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The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle Author Philip K. Dick
ISBN-10 9780547601205
Release 2012-01-24
Pages 272
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“The single most resonant and carefully imagined book of Dick’s career.” —New York Times It’s America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war—and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan. This harrowing, Hugo Award–winning novel is the work that established Philip K. Dick as an innovator in science fiction while breaking the barrier between science fiction and the serious novel of ideas. In it Dick offers a haunting vision of history as a nightmare from which it may just be possible to wake. Winner of the Hugo Award

The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle Author Philip K. Dick
ISBN-10 9780547572482
Release 2012-01
Pages 274
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In a classic work of alternate history, the United States is divided up and ruled by the Axis powers after the defeat of the Allies during World War II. Reissue. Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel.

The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle Author Philip K. Dick
ISBN-10 0241246105
Release 2015-11-13
Pages 272
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'All these hundreds of thousands in this city, here. Do they imagine that they live in a sane world? Or do they guess, glimpse, the truth . . . ? America, after the Second World War. The Allies have lost, and their enemies have conquered the world. Those who survive live in fear. The Nazis have taken over New York, while the Japanese control California. Yet in a neutral buffer zone between these two rival superpowers lives the author of an underground bestseller that, it is rumoured, offers an alternate version of history. Does 'reality' lie with him, or is his world just one among many others?

The Man in the High Castle and Philosophy

The Man in the High Castle and Philosophy Author Bruce Krajewski
ISBN-10 9780812699685
Release 2017-08-04
Pages 256
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The Man in the High Castle is an Amazon TV show, based on the Philip K. Dick novel, about an “alternate present” (beginning in the 1960s) in which Germany and Japan won World War II, with the former Western US occupied by Japan, the former Eastern US occupied by Nazi Germany, and a small “neutral zone” between them. A theme of the story is that in this alternative world there is eager speculation, fueled by the illicit newsreel, The Grasshopper Lies Heavy, about how the world would have been different if America had won the war. In The Man in the High Castle and Philosophy, twenty-two professional thinkers look at philosophical issues raised by this ongoing enterprise in “alternative history.” One question is whether it really made a profound difference that the Allies won the war, and exactly what differences in everyday life we may expect to arise from an apparent historical turning point. Could it be that some dramatic historical events have only superficial consequences, while some unnoticed occurrences lead to catastrophic results? Another topic is the quest for truth in a world of government misinformation, and how dissenting organizations can make headway.

United States of Japan

United States of Japan Author Peter Tieryas
ISBN-10 9780857665348
Release 2016-03-01
Pages 400
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Decades ago, Japan won the Second World War. Americans worship their infallible Emperor, and nobody believes that Japan’s conduct in the war was anything but exemplary. Nobody, that is, except the George Washingtons – a shadowy group of rebels fighting for freedom. Their latest subversive tactic is to distribute an illegal video game that asks players to imagine what the world might be like if the United States had won the war instead. Captain Beniko Ishimura’s job is to censor video games, and he’s tasked with getting to the bottom of this disturbing new development. But Ishimura’s hiding something… He’s slowly been discovering that the case of the George Washingtons is more complicated than it seems, and the subversive videogame’s origins are even more controversial and dangerous than the censors originally suspected. Part detective story, part brutal alternate history, United States of Japan is a stunning successor to Philip K Dick’s The Man in the High Castle. File under: Science Fiction [ Gamechanger | Area #11 | Robot Wars | Strike Back the Empire ]

Assault with a Deadly Lie

Assault with a Deadly Lie Author Lev Raphael
ISBN-10 9780299302306
Release 2014-10-14
Pages 177
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Successful professor Nick Hoffman finds his secure, happy, college-town life changed forever after a nightmarish encounter with police. A novel of suspense set in the academic world, Assault with a Deadly Lie probes the disturbing psychological impact of slander, harassment, stalking, police brutality, and the loss of personal safety.

Summary of the Man in the High Castle by Philip K Dick Finish Entire Novel in 15 Minutes

Summary of the Man in the High Castle by Philip K  Dick   Finish Entire Novel in 15 Minutes Author SpeedyReads
ISBN-10 1984392212
Release 2018-02-02
Pages 74
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Wanna Read But Not Enough Time? Then, grab a SpeedyReads of The Man In The High Castle by Philip K. Dick Now! Here's a sample of what you'll see inside the book: In a postwar world where Germany and Japan won WWII, Baynes, a German spy traveling under an alias, reaches San Francisco, P.S.A. to meet a Japanese General named Tedeki so that he can let him know about Germany's hidden plans to attack Japan. *this is an unofficial summary of The Man In The High Castle meant to enhance your reading experience. It is not endorsed, affiliated by The Man In The High Castle. It is not the full book. Download And Start Reading Now - Even if it's 3 AM! Hurry, Limited Quantities Available! *Bonus Section Included* 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed or your money back!

Bring the Jubilee

Bring the Jubilee Author Ward Moore
ISBN-10 9781504044639
Release 2017-06-06
Pages 222
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The landmark alternate history novel by “one of the best American writers” (Ray Bradbury). In the world of this novel, said to be an inspiration for Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle, the Confederacy has triumphed and become an imperialist nation. What is left of the United States has been drained of its resources and is trapped in a depression. Hodge, a young man living in a village in rural New York with his parents, decides to head to the city to escape his otherwise inevitable future of poverty and indentured servitude. But the specter of war between the Confederacy and the other great global power, the German Union, haunts the entire region, and a nationalist terrorist group has other plans for Hodge. Before long, he is swept up in the politics of the day and becomes involved with a beautiful physicist who is working on a machine intended to change his fate—and the fate of the world. Long before Harry Turtledove’s The Guns of the South, Bring the Jubilee was the first novel to pose the question “What if the South had won the Civil War?” A counterfactual classic, it was included in renowned science fiction editor David Pringle’s list of the 100 Best Science Fiction Novels. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Ward Moore including rare images from the author’s estate.

The Philip K Dick Reader

The Philip K  Dick Reader Author Philip K. Dick
ISBN-10 0806518561
Release 1997
Pages 422
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Gathers twenty-four science fiction stories, including "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale," "Second Variety," "The Golden Man," and "The Last of the Masters"

A Scanner Darkly

A Scanner Darkly Author Philip K. Dick
ISBN-10 057507681X
Release 2006
Pages 217
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Substance D -- otherwise known as Death -- is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain's two hemispheres, leading first to disorentation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage. Bob Arctor, undercover narcotics agent, is trying to find a lead to the source of supply, but to pass as an addict he must become a user, and soon, without knowing what is happening to him, he is as dependent as any of the addicts he is monitoring.


Valis Author Philip K. Dick
ISBN-10 9780547572413
Release 2011
Pages 271
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The first book in Philip K. Dick's final trilogy (followed by The Divine Invasion andThe Transmigration of Timothy Archer), VALIS encapsulates many of the themes that Dick was obsessed with over the course of his career. A disorienting and bleakly funny novel,VALIS (which stands for Vast Active Living Intelligence System) is about a schizophrenic man named Horselover Fat (who just might also be known as Philip Dick); the hidden mysteries of Gnostic Christianity; and reality as revealed through a pink laser.VALIS is a theological detective story, in which God is both a missing person and the perpetrator of the ultimate crime. Taking place in the same universe as Dick's soon-to-be-published Exegesis,VALIS is a dense novel, but one that is absolutely essential to understanding the author's off-kilter worldview. Much like Dick himself, the reader is left wondering what is real, what is fiction, and what the price is for divine inspiration.

Miss Lonelyhearts The Day of the Locust

Miss Lonelyhearts   The Day of the Locust Author Nathanael West
ISBN-10 0811202151
Release 1969
Pages 185
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Two short novels, one set in New York and the other in Hollywood, dramatically depict the extremes of the human condition and the destructive forces pervading modern American life.

California in Fiction The Man in the High Castle the Grapes of Wrath of Mice and Men Mildred Pierce What Ever Happened to Baby Jane

California in Fiction  The Man in the High Castle  the Grapes of Wrath  of Mice and Men  Mildred Pierce  What Ever Happened to Baby Jane Author Source Wikipedia
ISBN-10 1156415675
Release 2010-09
Pages 98
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 96. Chapters: The Man in the High Castle, The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, Mildred Pierce, What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, East of Eden, Sweet Valley High, Sweet Valley Twins, The Pat Hobby Stories, Ramona, Cannery Row, White Jazz, Tortilla Flat, Sweet Valley Senior Year, The Red Pony, Less Than Zero, The Wayward Bus, Zorro, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Mendoza in Hollywood, Play It as It Lays, Sweet Valley University, Conquistador, The Day of the Locust, White Fang, The Octopus: A Story of California, After Many a Summer, The Tortilla Curtain, Bridge trilogy, Sky Coyote, The Silverado Squatters, The Black Dahlia, Propeller Island, Pacific Biological Laboratories, To a God Unknown, Tales of Zorro, Myron, Myra Breckinridge, Weedpatch Camp, Blood Work, Get Shorty, The Love of the Last Tycoon, Donald Duck in Old California!, City of Night, The Luck of Roaring Camp, Sweet Thursday, The Big Nowhere, The Curse of Capistrano, The Loved One, The Chrysanthemums, Hollywood novel, C sar Cascabel, List of Hollywood novels, The Deer Park, The Little Sister, The Dead Circus, L.A. Confidential, A Single Man, Mistress of Spices, The Long Valley, Storm, The Pastures of Heaven, The Ramona Pageant, Angels Flight, Jokerman 8, Al Capone Does My Shirts, The Zoot Suit Murders, The Klamath Knot, The Comedy Writer, Madrid County, California. Excerpt: Sweet Valley High is a novel series created by Francine Pascal, who presided over a team of ghostwriters for the duration of the series' creation. The series began in 1983 and ceased publication twenty years later with over 152 books to its name. Over the years, the books were written by many ghostwriters (including Emmy-award winning screenwriter Rodney Vaccaro), and revolved around the lives of teenagers Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield, twins who ...

Critical Theory and Science Fiction

Critical Theory and Science Fiction Author Carl Freedman
ISBN-10 9780819574541
Release 2013-09-01
Pages 228
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Carl Freedman traces the fundamental and mostly unexamined relationships between the discourses of science fiction and critical theory, arguing that science fiction is (or ought to be) a privileged genre for critical theory. He asserts that it is no accident that the upsurge of academic interest in science fiction since the 1970s coincides with the heyday of literary theory, and that likewise science fiction is one of the most theoretically informed areas of the literary profession. Extended readings of novels by five of the most important modern science fiction authors illustrate the affinity between science fiction and critical theory, in each case concentrating on one major novel that resonates with concerns proper to critical theory. Freedman’s five readings are: Solaris: Stanislaw Lem and the Structure of Cognition; The Dispossessed: Ursula LeGuin and the Ambiguities of Utopia; The Two of Them: Joanna Russ and the Violence of Gender; Stars in My Pocket Like Grains of Sand: Samuel Delany and the Dialectics of Difference; The Man in the High Castle: Philip K. Dick and the Construction of Realities.


Ubik Author Philip K. Dick
ISBN-10 9780547728247
Release 2012-04-17
Pages 224
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“From the stuff of space opera, Dick spins a deeply unsettling existential horror story, a nightmare you’ll never be sure you’ve woken up from.”—Lev Grossman, Time Glen Runciter runs a lucrative business—deploying his teams of anti-psychics to corporate clients who want privacy and security from psychic spies. But when he and his top team are ambushed by a rival, he is gravely injured and placed in “half-life,” a dreamlike state of suspended animation. Soon, though, the surviving members of the team begin experiencing some strange phenomena, such as Runciter’s face appearing on coins and the world seeming to move backward in time. As consumables deteriorate and technology gets ever more primitive, the group needs to find out what is causing the shifts and what a mysterious product called Ubik has to do with it all. “More brilliant than similar experiments conducted by Pynchon or DeLillo.”—Roberto Bolaño

To the high castle

To the high castle Author Gregg Rickman
ISBN-10 UOM:49015000948936
Release 1989-11
Pages 451
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P s Correspondence From Mosses from an Old Manse

P  s Correspondence  From  Mosses from an Old Manse  Author Nathaniel Hawthorne
ISBN-10 9785040868025
Release 2017-10-14
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