By Philip K. Dick
“Dick is Thoreau plus the dying of the yank dream.”—Roberto Bolaño
Bob Arctor is a junkie and a drug broker, either utilizing and promoting the mind-altering Substance D. Fred is a legislation enforcement agent, tasked with bringing Bob down. It seems like a regular case. the single challenge is that Bob and Fred are an identical individual. Substance D doesn’t simply regulate the brain, it splits it in , and neither aspect is aware what the opposite is doing or that it even exists. Now, each side are turning out to be more and more paranoid as Bob attempts to stay away from Fred whereas Fred attempts to stay clear of his suspicious bosses.
In this award-winning novel, pals can turn into enemies, stable journeys can flip terrifying, and law enforcement officials and criminals are facets of a similar coin. Dick is at turns caustically humorous and somberly contemplative, fashioning a unique that's as unnerving because it is captivating.
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Gazzaniga which seemed in medical American, August 1967, Vol. 217. utilized by permission. Copyright © 1961 via the collage of Pittsburgh Press. utilized by permission of the college of Pittsburgh Press. different German prices from Goethe’s Faust, half one, and from Beethoven’s opera Fidelio. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication info Dick, Philip ok. A scanner darkly / Philip okay. Dick. —1st classic Books ed. p. cm. eISBN: 978-0-307-49770-3 I. name. [PS3554. I3S28 1991] 813′. 54—dc20 91-50090 CIP for info in regards to the Philip ok. Dick Society, write to: PKDS, field 611, Glen Ellen, CA 95442. v3.