The King of the Elves is the opening installment of a uniform, five-volume edition of The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick....
On an arid Mars, local bigwigs compete with Earth-bound interlopers to buy up land before the Un develops it and its value skyrockets....
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....
What is VALIS? This question is at the heart of Philip K. Dick's groundbreaking novel, the first book in his defining trilogy....
What happens after the bombs drop? This is the troubling question Philip K. Dick addresses with Dr. Bloodmoney....
Philip K. Dick’s classic short story tells the story of Douglas Quail, an unfulfilled bureaucrat who dreams of visiting Mars, but can't afford the trip....
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....
Caustically funny, eerily accurate in its depiction of junkies, scam artists, and the walking brain-dead....
Earth is trapped in the crossfire of an unwinnable war between two alien civilizations. Its leader is perpetually on the verge of death....
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....
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....
Glen Runciter runs a lucrative business - deploying his teams of anti-psychics to corporate clients who want privacy and security from psychic spies....
In Radio Free Albemuth, his last novel, Philip K. Dick morphed and recombined themes that had informed his fiction from A Scanner Darkly to VALIS and produced a wild, impassioned work....
From early work through classic stories and all the way to later work, this comprehensive short story collection encapsulates one of the great science fiction careers of all time....
Following a devastating nuclear war, the Moral Reclamation government took over the world and forced its citizens to live by strictly puritanical rules....
It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names....
Sometimes even gods need help....
When a routine tour of a particle accelerator goes awry, Jack Hamilton and the rest of his tour group find themselves in a world ruled by Old Testament morality....
Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was one of the seminal figures of 20th century science fiction. His many stories and novels, which include such classics as Ubik and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, reflect a deeply personal world view, exploring the fragile, multifarious nature of reality itself and examining those elements that make us - or fail to make us - fully human. He did as much as anyone to demolish the artificial barrier between genre fiction and "literature," and the best of his work has earned a permanent place in American popular culture.
The Minority Report is the fourth installment of a uniform, five-volume edition of The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick. This generous collection contains 18 stories and novellas written between 1954 and 1963, years in which Dick produced some of his most memorable work, including such novels as Martian Time Slip and the Hugo Award-winning The Man in the High Castle. Included here are "Autofac," a post-apocalyptic tale in which humans share the devastated Earth with the machines they have created but no longer fully control; "The Mold of Yancy," a portrait of a world reduced to bland conformity by the vapid - and ubiquitous - pronouncements of a virtual demagogue; and "The Days of Perky Pat," another post-apocalypse story in which Earth's survivors find temporary solace in the Perky Pat game, a game rooted in the images and memories of a world that no longer exists. Finally, the classic title story, filmed by Steven Spielberg as Minority Report, posits a future state in which the "Precrime" bureau, aided by a trio of pre-cognitive mutants, arrests and incarcerates "criminals" for crimes they have not yet committed. Like its predecessors, this extraordinary volume is a treasure house of story, offering narrative pleasures and intellectual excitement in equal measure.
1. Autofac, part 1 (1955)
2. Autofac, part 2 (1955)
3. Autofac, part 3 (1955)
4. Autofac, part 4 (1955)
5. Service Call (1955)
6. Captive Market (1955)
7. The Mold of Yancy (1955)
8. The Minority Report, Part 1 (1956)
9. The Minority Report, Part 2 (1956)
10. The Minority Report, Part 3 (1956)
11. The Minority Report, Part 4 (1956)
12. The Minority Report, Part 5 (1956)
13. The Minority Report, Part 6 (1956)
14. The Minority Report, Part 7 (1956)
15. The Minority Report, Part 8 (1956)
16. The Minority Report, Part 9 (1956)
17. The Minority Report, Part 10 (1956)
18. Recall Mechanism (1959)
19. The Unreconstructed M, Part 1 (1957)
20. The Unreconstructed M, Part 2 (1957)
21. The Unreconstructed M, Part 3 (1957)
22. Explorers We (1959)
23. War Game (1959)/If There Were No Benny Cemoli (1963)
24. Novelty Act (1964)
25. Waterspider, Part 1 (1964)
26. Waterspider, Part 2 (1964)
27. Waterspider, Part 3 (1964)
28. Waterspider, Part 4 (1964)
29. Waterspider, Part 5 (1964)
30. Waterspider, Part 6 (1964)
31. What the Dead Men Say, Part 1 (1964)
32. What the Dead Men Say, Part 2 (1964)
33. What the Dead Men Say, Part 3 (1964)
34. What the Dead Men Say, Part 4 (1964)
35. What the Dead Men Say, Part 5 (1964)
36. Orpheus with Clay Feet (1964)
37. The Days of Perky Pat (1963)
38. Stand-by (1963)/What'll We Do with Ragland Park? (1963)
39. Oh, to be a Blobel! (1964)
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