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Substance Mort - Philip K. Dick, Robert Louit
Substance Mort
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9782070415779 (2070415775)
Publisher: Gallimard Education
Pages no: 395
Edition language: French
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CDRBill rated it
4.0 A Scanner Darkly
At first I wasn't liking this book very much, but I persevered and I must say after the story really got going I thoroughly enjoyed it.Bob Arctor/Fred is an undercover nark who, due to the nature of his work, becomes a drug addict himself. As Fred he is also ordered to start surveillance on Bob Arct...
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
3.5 A Scanner Darkly, Philip K. Dick
This book is so open to pastiche. Chicks, straights, narks and like that could all do one. So I won't bother; there are a bunch of them on Goodreads already. PKD here writes a Requiem for a Dream decades before that film came out, showing from a convincing internal viewpoint what the disintegratio...
zaczytany rated it
3.0 "Przez ciemne zwierciadło" Philip K. Dick
Sieczka z mózgu. Tak można krótkim stwierdzeniem streścić tę ksiażkę. I to nie tylko o nasz mózg chodzi, lecz bardziej o stan umysłu głównego bohatera. Przywykłem już do tego, że Dick serwuje literaturę wymagajacą, skłaniającą do przemyśleń i głębszego zastanowienia sie nad tym, co właśnie przelecia...
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4.5 Dick's A Scanner Darkly
I started reading Dick with Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep and now five novels in have enjoyed every subsequent novel more than my first. This book is very much a Dick novel in that it is first and foremost concerned with personal identity. It is also concerned with the symbiotic relationship...
Words, words, words
Words, words, words rated it
2.0 A Scanner Darkly
Meh. PKD had all the elements for a perfectly ingenious story but he drowned it all in unresolved subplots, endless conversations amongst stoned-out-of-their-minds junkies, psychological insights of the shallowest sort, disjointed and unresolved would-be plot twists, a half-sketched conspiracy that ...
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