The Penultimate Truth
Publish date: August 10th 2004
Pages no: 191
Edition language: English
Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
I really liked this book!The East and West went to war and the population moved underground into living areas called "ant farms" where they have been for 15 years. Unbeknownst to them the war ended after only 2 years and the news they have been receiving all these years is propagandist lies. The sur...
Straight-forward, woefully-so according to some, but still highly original science fiction from Philip K. Dick.Most of humanity is stuck living deep underground, hiding from radiation and horrific diseases, producing new leadies for a war that never seems to cease.A tiny elite live above trying to m...
The concept is solid PKD- wealthy elites engineer a phony war to drive the underclasses into massive underground shelters, where they live short, crowded, terrorized lives. Meanwhile the Earth's surface becomes a veritable wildlife park for the few who live there in peace and prosperity. It has a li...
Great story that builds to a gripping climax and keeps you guessing right until the end.