It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. the few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war--and is now ...
occupied jointly by Nazi Germany and Japan. This harrowing, Hugo Award-winning novel is the work that established Philip K. Dick as an innovator in science fiction while breaking the barrier between science fiction and the serious novel of ideas. In it Dick offers a haunting vision of history as a nightmare from which it may just be possible to awake.
Weird bookThe plot is paper thin, the massive number of references to I Ching very annoying, the writing without articles (I presumed to give the feeling of a 'bastardised' English?) unpleasant...However, this weird book turns into a very engaging
..."into a very engaging stream of consciousness set in rather extreme conditions for interesting characters and surrounded by a masterful world building
è incredibile come tutto sia ribaltato. i vinti sono i vincitori, la Storia, ma soprattutto le storie delle singole persone e le loro relazioni girano in modo opposto.cosa rimane immutato? la possibilità di vedere e farsi un'opinione sulle azioni
..."zioni e motivazioni dei singoli: buoni ci provano davvero a esser sinceri e coraggiosi, e ci riescono, e i cattivi persistono in avidità e morte.Continua...Nascondi