The Game-Players of Titan by Philip K. DickThe Game-Players of Titan by Philip K. Dick

The Game-Players of Titan

byPhilip K. Dick

Paperback | October 23, 2012

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Years ago, Earth and Titan fought a war and Earth lost. The planet was irradiated and most of the surviving population is sterile. The few survivors play an intricate and unending game called Bluff at the behest of the slug-like aliens who rule the planet. At stake in the game are two very important commodities: land and spouses. Pete Garden just lost his wife and Berkeley, California, but he has a plan to win them back. That is, if he isn't derailed by aliens, psychic traitors, or his newwife. The Game-Players of Titan is both satire and adventure, examining the ties that bind people together and the maddening peccadilloes of bureaucracy, whether the bureaucrats are humans or alien slugs.
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...
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Title:The Game-Players of TitanFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547572433

ISBN - 13:9780547572437

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