Ubik

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Orion, Apr 1, 2010 - Fiction - 224 pages
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Glen Runciter is dead.

Or is he?

Someone died in the explosion orchestrated by his business rivals, but even as his funeral is scheduled, his mourning employees are receiving bewildering messages from their boss. And the world around them is warping and regressing in ways which suggest that their own time is running out.

If it hasn't already.

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User Review  - brikis98 - LibraryThing

There are a few interesting concepts and twists in the book, but when it comes to characters, the story falls flat. Most of them are flat and no one develops or changes in any way. You really have no ... Read full review

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User Review  - krizia_lazaro - LibraryThing

My first Philip K. Dick and hopefully not my last. This was really exciting but not really satisfying. Is their an Ubik part 2 because I want to read more about Joe Chip! It was funny, action packed and philosophical. I love it! Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was born in Chicago but lived in California for most of his life. He went to college at Berkeley for a year, ran a record store and had his own classical-music show on a local radio station. He published his first short story, BEYOND LIES THE WUB in 1952. Among his many fine novels are THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, TIME OUT OF JOINT, DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? and FLOW MY TEARS, THE POLICEMAN SAID.

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