My time was well spent enough that I needed a book for a drive and I notched out another Dick book I hadn't read. A lot of the action is spent in rooms and dialogue, in monologue, and internal monologue. There's only a few characters of contrived relationship and not a satisfying exploration of the greater dystopian world and the possibilities of the revealed sf conceit or gimmick.
Oh yes. I have always liked PKD and will always give a listen or read. I especially liked Giamatti's narration of A Scanner Darkly.
No. His narration was Captain Kirk-like and kitschy. Kind of like Troy McClure from the Simpsons, or Ken Nordine from Word Jazz (which I detest). All the female voices were quavery and sounded on the edge of breakdown. Voices were mostly overdramatic. It made it hard to sympathize with anyone, or take the story seriously, as it came across as pulpy. It would probably not be a bad read from a book, as I would be able to fit my own ideas of tone as I read the story.
What does this question have to do with a review of this audiobook? Sure, all his writings will probably be made into movies.
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