The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick 4: The Minority Report
Many thousands of readers consider Philip K. Dick the greatest science fiction mind on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's works has continued to mount and his reputation has been further enhanced by a growing body of critical attention. The Philip K. Dick Award is... show more
Many thousands of readers consider Philip K. Dick the greatest science fiction mind on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's works has continued to mount and his reputation has been further enhanced by a growing body of critical attention. The Philip K. Dick Award is now given annually to a distinguished work of science fiction, and the Philip K. Dick Society is devoted to the study and promulgation of his works.This collection includes all of the writer's earliest short and medium-length fiction (including some previously unpublished stories) covering the years 1954-1964. These fascinating stories include Service Call, Stand By, The Days of Perky Pat, and many others."A useful acquisition for any serious SF library or collection" -- Kirkus"The collected stories of Philip K. Dick is awe inspiring". -- The Washington Post"More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people's minds". -- Wall Street Journal
Publish date: January 27th 1998
Pages no: 396
Edition language: English
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It's been a while since I saw the movie version of this short tale by Philip K. Dick, but I now have it on order from the library so that I can watch it again. Although it's been 13 years since I've seen the movie (starring Tom Cruise), I recall it well enough to know that it is quite different fr...
Jak sam mówił/ pisał Philip Dick – jego twórczość odpowiada na dwa pytania. - Czy można uznać nasz świat za rzeczywisty? A jeśli tak, to w jakim stopniu? - Czy wszyscy jesteśmy ludźmi? Większość z 18. opowiadań wydanych przez Amber przede wszystkim można odbierać jako oryginalne i zaskakujące. Jeś...
I'm not an old, crusty sci-fi fan who read this when it came out in '56. No, I'm a neophyte who only knows about The Minority Report because of the 2002 movie version. It's hard not to associate this solid, yet too short short story with that blockbuster flick starring Tom Cruise......and I'm not ev...
Este es uno de esos extrañisimos casos en los que la película es mejor que el libro. Mucho mejor.
Narrated by Keir Dullea 3.1 out of 5 stars Read in August 2013 Once again I find myself loving and hating PKD's writing. He created and imagined very intriguing stories and ideas. I just don't always agree with his buried (sometimes not so subtly) political ramblings. I liked the title story, ...