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The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle( )
Author: Dick, Philip K.
ISBN:978-1-4732-2348-6
Publication Date:Jan 2018
Publisher:Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Imprint:Orion
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $29.99
Book Description:

'Dick's best work, and the most memorable alternative world tale...ever written' SCIENCE FICTION: THE 100 BEST NOVELS

It is 1962 and the Second World War has been over for seventeen years: people have now had a chance to adjust to the new order. But it's not been easy. The Mediterranean has been drained to make farmland, the population of Africa has virtually been wiped out and America has been divided between the Nazis and the Japanese. In the neutral buffer zone that...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Alternative History
Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.7 x 20.5 x 2.5 cm
Book Weight:0.35 Kilograms
Author Biography
Dick, Philip (Author)
Phillip Kindred Dick was an American science fiction writer best known for his psychological portrayals of characters trapped in illusory environments. Born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 16, 1928, Dick worked in radio and studied briefly at the University of California at Berkeley before embarking on his writing career. His first novel, Solar Lottery, was published in 1955.

In 1963, Dick won the Hugo Award for his novel, The Man in the High Castle. He also wrote a series of futuristic tales about artificial creatures on the loose; notable of these was Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, which was later adapted into film as Blade Runner. Dick also published several collections of short stories. He died of a stroke in Santa Ana, California, in 1982. 030



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