This volume of the classic stories of Philip K. Dick offers an intriguing glimpse into the early imagination of one of science fiction’s most enduring and respected names. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick’s work has continued to mount and his reputation has been enhanced by a growing body of critical attention as well as many films based on his stories and novels.
Featuring the story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale, which inspired the major motion picture Total Recall, this collection draws from the writer’s earliest fiction, written during the years 1952–55. Also included are fascinating works such as The Adjustment Team (basis of the 2011 movie The Adjustment Bureau), Impostor (basis of the 2001 movie), and many others.
“A useful acquisition for any serious SF library or collection.” —Kirkus Reviews
“More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people’s minds.” —Wall Street Journal
“The collected stories of Philip K. Dick are awe-inspiring.” —Washington Post
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More than 30 years after his untimely death at age 53, Philip K. Dick (1928–1982) remains one of the most celebrated authors of the last century and a looming and illuminating presence in this one. He was the winner of both the prestigious Hugo Award and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, which honor excellence in science fiction. Inducted in 2007 into the Library of America, which published a three-volume collection of his novels, Dick has received unprecedented recognition for his contributions to modern literature, specifically in the area of science fiction. His 45 novels and more than 210 short stories have been adapted into numerous films, including the blockbusters Minority Report, Total Recall, and Blade Runner, as well as Impostor, Paycheck, Scanner Darkly, Next, and The Adjustment Bureau.
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Descripción Citadel, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería M0806512091
Descripción Citadel, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110806512091
Descripción Citadel, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New!. Nº de ref. de la librería VIB0806512091