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The Man in the High Castle - Philip K. Dick
The Man in the High Castle
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3.50 5
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780244151805 (0244151806)
Publisher: Putnam
Pages no: 239
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
5.0 Beckettian SF: "The Man in the High Castle" by Philip K. Dick
“The Man in the High Castle” is my second favourite PKD novel, after “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep”. I read both novels in the same year, back in the day, along with “Ubik”, “VALIS” and “The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch”, and most of PKD's short fiction. Without doubt the most mind-bendi...
JB's Reading Life
JB's Reading Life rated it
3.0 The Man in the High Castle
Interesting idea and liked the insight into the I-Ching but the book wasn't coherant to me. Several characters with their own stories which did not converge. Basic message seems to be that humans are powerless puppets in the hands of fate.
YouKneeK rated it
3.0 Review: The Man in the High Castle
“Huh?” That was pretty much my reaction at the end of this book. The first and only other book I’ve read by Philip K. Dick was Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?. I thought that book had a weird ending, but I think The Man in the High Castle out-weirded that one. The general setting is in an ...
Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it
4.0 The Man in the High Castle
"Hmmm. This seems like a fun book. Something light, but engrossing to listen to on my commute," I thought to myself. Nope. So while I didn't get what I expected, I was blown away by what I got. I am going to have to go back and read instead of listen to it because I know I missed pieces and I sti...
Wśród marzeń
Wśród marzeń rated it
Książka trudna, skłaniająca do myślenia. Opowiadająca o alternatywnej rzeczywistości, w której to Niemcy, Włochy oraz Japonia wygrywają II wojnę światową. Jeśli chodzi o książki, które dzieją się w alternatywnej rzeczywistości, to tylko raz miałam przyjemność zapoznać się taką. Był to "Ja, inkwizy...
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