The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Philip K. DickThe Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch by Philip K. Dick

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

byPhilip K. Dick

Paperback | October 18, 2011

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A psychedelic odyssey of hallucinations-within-hallucinations from which no reader emerges unscathed.'- Boston Globe On Mars, the harsh climate could make any colonist turn to drugs to escape a dead-end existence. Especially when the drug is Can-D, which translates its users into the idyllic world of a Barbie-esque character named Perky Pat. When the mysterious Palmer Eldritch arrives with a new drug called Chew-Z, he offers a more addictive experience, one that might bring the user closer to God. But in a world where everyone is tripping, no promises can be taken at face value.This Nebula Award nominee is one of Philip K. Dick's enduring classics, at once a deep character study, a dark mystery, and a tightrope walk along the edge of reality and illusion.
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 Three Stigmata of Palmer EldritchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.63 inPublished:October 18, 2011Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0547572557

ISBN - 13:9780547572550

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from great book one of dick's many great sci-fi novels
Date published: 2017-06-13