Philip K. Dick
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Philip K. Dick

Over a writing career that spanned three decades, Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) published 36 science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Toward the end of his life, his work turned toward deeply personal, metaphysical questions concerning the nature of God. Eleven novels and short stories have been adapted to film; notably: Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly. The recipient of critical acclaim and numerous awards throughout his career, Dick was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005, and in 2007 the Library of America published a selection of his novels in three volumes. His work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.

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    • The Man in the High Castle

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5,254
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,815
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4,834

    It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Alternative history

    • By Michael G Kurilla on 07-28-15

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Blade Runner

    • Based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4,835
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,154
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,162

    Somewhere among the hordes of humans out there, lurked several rogue androids....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Asking the important questions 50 years on

    • By Ian C Robertson on 05-09-12
    • Based on the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick
    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Release date: 11-27-07
    • 4 out of 5 stars 4,835 ratings

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Ubik

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,505
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,241
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,240

    Glen Runciter runs a lucrative business - deploying his teams of anti-psychics to corporate clients who want privacy and security from psychic spies....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great performance of an SF classic

    • By Steve on 07-10-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • A Scanner Darkly

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Paul Giamatti
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,610
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,268

    Caustically funny, eerily accurate in its depiction of junkies, scam artists, and the walking brain-dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Drugs are bad

    • By Randall on 04-25-09

    Regular price: $27.93

    • Valis

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 241
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 217

    What is VALIS? This question is at the heart of Philip K. Dick's groundbreaking novel, the first book in his defining trilogy....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Life changing

    • By Michael on 03-16-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 230

    On Mars, the harsh climate could make any colonist turn to drugs to escape a dead-end existence. Especially when the drug is Can-D....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic and current

    • By Jerry Witt on 12-20-15

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Minority Report and Other Stories (Unabridged Stories)

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Keir Dullea
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,059
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 633

    Viewed by many as the greatest science fiction writer on any planet, Philip K. Dick has written some of the most intriguing, original, and thought-provoking fiction of our time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice Collection of Four P.D.K. Short Stories

    • By Travis on 05-12-11

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Tanya Eby, Luke Daniels, Peter Berkrot, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    Though perhaps most famous as a novelist, Philip K. Dick wrote more than 100 short stories over the course of his career, each as mind-bending and genre-defining as his longer works....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I Enjoy P K

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-29-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 516

    Jason Taverner - world-famous talk show host and man-about-town - wakes up one day to find that no one knows who he is - including the vast databases of the totalitarian government....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent reading of an amazing book

    • By dnblack on 05-24-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Time Out of Joint

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 190
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 170
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 170

    Ragle Gumm has a unique job: Every day he wins a newspaper contest. And when he isn’t consulting his charts and tables, he enjoys his life in a small town, in 1959....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well ahead of his time even in 1959

    • By Anniebligh on 01-15-13

    Regular price: $10.49

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