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THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE

Dick Philip K

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ISBN 10: 0575073357 / ISBN 13: 9780575073357
Editorial: Gollancz, 2001
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fine hardcover copy in a fine dustwrapper 1st printing. It is 1962 and the Second World War has been over for seventeen years: people have now had a chance to adjust to the new order. But it's not been easy. N° de ref. de la librería FC16.320

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Título: THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE

Editorial: Gollancz

Año de publicación: 2001

Encuadernación: Hardback

Edición: 1st Edition

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It is 1962 and the Second World War has been over for seventeen years: people have now had a chance to adjust to the new order. But it?s not been easy. The Mediterranean has been drained to make farmland, the population of Africa has virtually been wiped out and America has been divided between the Nazis and the Japanese. In the neutral buffer zone that divides the two superpowers lives the man in the high castle, the author of an underground bestseller, a work of fiction that offers an alternative theory of world history in which the Axis powers didn?t win the war. The novel is a rallying cry for all those who dream of overthrowing the occupiers. But could it be more than that? Subtle, complex and beautifully characterized, The Man in the High Castle remains the finest alternative world novel ever written, and a work of profundity and significance.

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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.

Philip K. Dick (1928 1982) wrote 121 short stories and 45 novels and is considered one of the most visionary writers of the twentieth century. His work is included in the Library of America and has been translated intomore than twenty-fivelanguages. Eleven works have been adapted to film, including Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly.
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