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 4,844
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,444
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4,457

    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: $20.99

    • 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 4,415
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,761
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,772

    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 4,415 ratings

    Regular price: $27.93

    • A Scanner Darkly

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Paul Giamatti
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,400
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,071
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,071

    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

    • Ubik

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,207
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,966
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,966

    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: $10.49

    • Valis

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 8 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 189
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 190

    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: $17.99

    • 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 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 200
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 201

    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: $10.49

    • 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 935
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 517
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519

    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

    • 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 176
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 157

    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

    • The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick

    • By: Philip K. Dick, Pamela Jackson (editor), Jonathan Lethem (editor)
    • Narrated by: Fred Stella
    • Length: 52 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 91

    The Exegesis of Philip K. Dick is the magnificent and imaginative final work of an author who dedicated his life to questioning the nature of reality and perception....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Journals of a Garage Philosopher

    • By Rich S. on 10-05-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said

    • By: Philip K. Dick
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 7 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 514
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 475
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 471

    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: $17.99

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