Tag Archive for Philip K Dick

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams by Philip K. Dick; stories read by Tanya Eby, Luke Daniels, Peter Berkrot, Jeff Cummings, and Patrick Lawlor (Brilliance Audio, 2017) Dick was an ideas man and a prolific writer. He may have outshone his pulp era contemporaries, yet the end product smacks of an imagination employed piecemeal, in lieu of craft. The stories in…

The Man in the High Castle

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick (Putnam, 1962); audiobook read by Jeff Cummings (Brilliance Audio, 2015) For all its philosophical musings on chance and Dick’s thoughtful concoction of an alternative history (post- World War II), ‘The Man in the High Castle’ is more manifesto than (Hugo-winning) novel. The vague confluence of characters hints at profundity where…

Lemon Moon Review Sample: The Adjustment Bureau

THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU Directed by George Nolfi Released March 4, 2011 Reviewed by Jacob Edwards   NEITHER A DAMONITE NOR A DICK-HEAD BE When United States Senate aspirant David Norris pursues the woman he loves instead of following the dictates of fate, he comes into conflict with the mysterious forces that map out and adjust human destiny. Ever since 1982’s…