By Philip K. Dick
“Dick is Thoreau plus the loss of life 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 feels like a typical case. the single challenge is that Bob and Fred are a similar individual. Substance D doesn’t simply adjust the brain, it splits it in , and neither facet understands what the opposite is doing or that it even exists. Now, either side are becoming more and more paranoid as Bob attempts to avoid Fred whereas Fred attempts to steer clear of his suspicious bosses.
In this award-winning novel, associates can turn into enemies, reliable journeys can flip terrifying, and law enforcement officials and criminals are aspects of an analogous 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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