Martian Time-Slip by Philip K. DickMartian Time-Slip by Philip K. Dick

Martian Time-Slip

byPhilip K. Dick

Paperback | October 23, 2012

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The writing is humorous, painful, awesome in its effect on both mind and heart . . . There are few modern novels to match it."- Rolling Stone On an arid Mars, local bigwigs compete with Earth-bound interlopers to buy up land before the UN develops it and its value skyrockets. Martian Union leader Arnie Kott has an ace up his sleeve, though: an autistic boy named Manfred who seems to have the ability to see the future. In the hopes of gaining an advantage on a Martian real estate deal, powerful people force Manfred to send them into the future, where they can learn about development plans. But is Manfred sending them to thereal future or one colored by his own dark and paranoid filter? As the time travelers are drawn into Manfred's dark worldview in both the future and present, the cost of doing business may drive them all insane. "
Over a writing career that spanned three decades, PHILIP K. DICK (1928-1982) published 36 science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Toward the end of his life, his work turned toward deeply personal, metaphysical questions concerning the n...
Title:Martian Time-SlipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.74 inPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547572573

ISBN - 13:9780547572574

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