A matchless display of Philip K. Dicks quirky, humorous, idiosyncratically philosophical world view. With one exception, all the stories of this volume were written over a nine-month period between 1951 and 1952, when Dick was making his first impact as a writer.
"...fitting tribute to a great philosophical writer who found science fiction the ideal form for the expression of his ideas" -- The Independent
'An elusive and in-incomparable artist' -- Ursula K. Le Guin
'One of the most original practitioners writing any kind of fiction.' -- Sunday Times
About the Author
The most consistently brilliant SF writer in the world John Brunner Dick quietly produced serious fiction in a popular form and there can be no greater praise Michael Moorcock One of the most original practitioners writing any kind of fiction, Philip K. Dick made most of the European avant-guarde seem navel-gazers in a cul-de-sac Sunday Times He was the funniest SF writer of his time, and perhaps the most terrifying Encyclopedia of Science Fiction