Counter-Clock World

by Philip K. Dick

Counter-Clock World is a theological and philosophical adventure in a world set in reverse from the Hugo Award–winning science fiction novelist Philip K. Dick, author of The Man in the High Castle and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep???—??the basis for the film Blade Runner.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780547572192
  • ISBN-10: 0547572190
  • Pages: 240
  • Publication Date: 04/17/2012
  • Carton Quantity: 24

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    Counter-Clock World is a theological and philosophical adventure in a world set in reverse from the Hugo Award–winning science fiction novelist Philip K. Dick, author of The Man in the High Castle and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep???—??the basis for the film Blade Runner.

    Time has begun moving backward. People greet each other with “goodbye,” blow smoke into cigarettes, and rise from the dead. When one of those rising dead is the famous and powerful prophet Anarch Peak, a number of groups start a mad scramble to find him first??—??but their motives are not exactly benevolent, because Anarch Peak may just be worth more dead than alive, and these groups will do whatever they must to send him back to the grave.

    What would you do if your long-dead relatives started coming back? Who would take care of them? And what if they preferred being dead? In Counter-Clock World, these troubling questions are addressed; though, as always, you may have to figure out the answers yourself.

    “Dick is the American writer who in recent years has most influenced non-American poets, novelists, and essayists.”??—??Roberto Bolaño
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