Kinderhook, NY, United States
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  • Second Variety and Other Stories

  • By: Philip K. Dick
  • Narrated by: William Coon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

This collection of five stories from early in his career casts a spotlight on Dick’s incredible imagination. In "Second Variety", robot warriors appear to have given one side the advantage in a devastating war. But a small band of soldiers begins to question just what the robots’ endgame truly is. In "Beyond Lies the Wub", a member of a spaceship’s crew buys a Wub ("a huge dirty pig!") for 50 cents, thinking it might be a good source of meat for the long journey home. Then the Wub speaks....

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • terrible acting

  • By lavi on 09-16-11

terrible acting

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Reviewed: 09-16-11

The phony accents were impossible to listen to. I'm certain that the stories are great, but
i won't know until I've checked it out in print.

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