The story of two rival drugs Can-D and Chew-Z used by settlers on Mars and the god-like figure of Palmer Eldritch who pervades their trips.
The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike is a non-science fiction story set in suburban American in the early 1960s. It is a dark comedy of misunderstanding between two troubled married couples.
Humpty Dumpty in Oakland is another one of Philip K Dick’s non-science fiction books. It was written in 1960, but not published until 1986, posthumously.
The Crack in Space is not one of Dick’s best books, despite it being written in a very productive period of time (1963-64). However, it does contain numerous interesting ideas, not least of which is America’s first black president.
The World that Jones Made is a short book running in at only 200 pages, but one of Philip K Dick’s most entertaining and well-plotted novels full of interesting invention and ideas.
While Altered Carbon is an adaptation of the 2002 cyberpunk novel by Richard K. Morgan it visually seems to owe a hell of a lot to Ridley Scott’s neo-noire interpretation of Philip K Dick’s work in Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049…
A quick waffle about some of the best TV drama shows I’ve seen in 2019. My top five includes: Chernobyl, Mr. Robot Season 4, Catch-22, Westworld Season 2, and The Man in the High Castle Season 4…
A chunter about Call of Duty | Men in Black: International | The Man in the High Castle | Mr. Robot | Raymond Chandler
This year I read around 65 books. In this post I pick out a few of the best ones. Every
Bonjourno. This is just a quick post while I’m waiting for Siggy to get home so we can have tea