Valis

Valis

It was worth it, to experience VALIS again.” To Fat he said, “You know what I mean. The sound of bells . . .” “Yes,” Fat said. “The Easter bells.” “Are you talking about Christ?” David said. “Christ is an artificial construct built to ...

Author: Philip K. Dick

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547572413

Category: Fiction

Page: 308

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“Dick is one of the ten best American writers of the twentieth century, which is saying a lot. Dick was a kind of Kafka steeped in LSD and rage.”—Roberto Bolaño What is VALIS? This question is at the heart of Philip K. Dick’s ground-breaking novel, and the first book in his defining trilogy. When a beam of pink light begins giving a schizophrenic man named Horselover Fat (who just might also be known as Philip K. Dick) visions of an alternate Earth where the Roman Empire still reigns, he must decide whether he is crazy, or whether a godlike entity is showing him the true nature of the world. VALIS is essential reading for any true Philip K. Dick fan, a novel that Roberto Bolaño called “more disturbing than any novel by [Carson] McCullers.” By the end, like Dick himself, you will be left wondering what is real, what is fiction, and just what the price is for divine inspiration. Over a career that spanned three decades, Philip K. Dick (1928–1982) wrote 121 short stories and 45 novels, establishing himself as one of the most visionary authors of the twentieth century. His work is included in the Library of America and has been translated into more than twenty-five languages. Eleven works have been adapted to film, including Blade Runner (based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly.
Categories: Fiction

In Pursuit of Valis

In Pursuit of Valis

Author: Philip K. Dick

Publisher: Underwood Books

ISBN: UOM:39015024971445

Category: Fiction

Page: 328

View: 424

Categories: Fiction

The Exegesis of Philip K Dick

The Exegesis of Philip K Dick

Valis is both there and not there. When it is not perceived it is not there (as opposed to: when it is not there it is not perceived). It is a way of perceiving reality—which demands a percipient— but when perceived it has definite and ...

Author: Philip K. Dick

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547549255

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1004

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Based on thousands of personal notes, letters and other written sources, a definitive presentation of the late science-fiction and metaphysical author's unpublished masterwork offers insight into his life-long exploration of the nature of reality and perception and the relationship between humanity and the divine.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Philip K Dick VALIS and Later Novels LOA 193

Philip K  Dick  VALIS and Later Novels  LOA  193

A Maze of Death / VALIS / The Divine Invasion / The Transmigration of Timothy Archer Philip K. Dick, Jonathan Lethem. " Then VALIS is rational , " I said . " The only rationality we have , " Linda said . " And when we act rationally ...

Author: Philip K. Dick

Publisher: Library of America Philip K. D

ISBN: UOM:39015075681406

Category: Fiction

Page: 870

View: 252

The third and final volume of an overview of the author's work features novels written during his later years, including A Maze of Death, and The Divine Invasion, when the themes of religious revelation became predominant.
Categories: Fiction

The Map of Europe by Treaty

The Map of Europe by Treaty

The employés under the orders of the Administration must always address themselves to the Valis . As regards judicial matters , the Matessarifs are bound , if necessary , to address themselves to the Ministry of Justice , to execute the ...

Author: Sir Edward Hertslet

Publisher:

ISBN: NYPL:33433082468400

Category: Europe

Page: 1114

View: 503

Categories: Europe

The Map of Europe by Treaty Nos 452 625 1875 1891

The Map of Europe by Treaty  Nos  452 625 1875 1891

The employés under the orders of the Administration must always address themselves to the Valis . As regards judicial matters , the Mutessarifs are bound , if necessary , to address themselves to the Ministry of Justice , to execute the ...

Author: Sir Edward Hertslet

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435067215269

Category: Europe

Page:

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Categories: Europe

Early English Text Society

Early English Text Society

1 gar subjected to all scotland at the bernis of ayre : for quhou beit that the Even though the present king of kyng of ingland nou present be discendet of the blude England is of Welsh descent , of valis , zit nochtheles the pepil of ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435084440270

Category: English literature

Page: 478

View: 527

Categories: English literature

British and Foreign State Papers

British and Foreign State Papers

Les Valis exécutent les ordres qui leur sont adressés par Gouvernement Central , dans les limites de la présente Loi . Ils contrôlent les actes des Mutessarifs et des fonctionnaires du centre du vilayet , et , par l'intermédiaire de ...

Author: Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105110712671

Category: Great Britain

Page: 1462

View: 111

Categories: Great Britain

The complaynt of Scotlande vyth ane exortatione to the thre estaits to be vigilante in the deffens of their public veil 1549

The complaynt of Scotlande  vyth ane exortatione to the thre estaits to be vigilante in the deffens of their public veil  1549

oppression . scotland at the bernis of ayre : for quhou beit that the Even though the present king of kyng of ingland nou present be discendet of the blude England is of Welsh descent , of valis , zit nochtheles the pepil of valis ar in ...

Author: James Augustus Henry Murray

Publisher:

ISBN: KBNL:KBNL03000297935

Category: Scotland

Page: 488

View: 744

Categories: Scotland