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The Ganymede Takeover - Philip K. Dick

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Published: 13th May 2014
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Earth has been invaded - but one human terrorist has discovered a weapon which might change the course of the war!

Earth has been taken over by the Ganymedians, a race of telepathic worm-like aliens whose instinct for survival has overridden any human attempt to resist their rule. But there is one man who may have discovered a way to defeat them. Dr Balkani has created a machine which distorts reality, and therefore will allow a determined human to avoid the Ganymedians' telepathic oversight.

But there is one problem - Balkani is a worm-kisser, a servant of the invaders, and may not allow his invention to be used against them...

About the Author

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, Flow My Tears and The Policeman Said.

"The fascination of the novel lies in spotting the themes that Dick would later develop and make his own: the malleability of perceived reality, the imposition of the fake on the real and the struggle between good and evil. The Cosmic Puppets may be a minor work, but is nevertheless interesting." THE GUARDIAN

ISBN: 9780575133129
ISBN-10: 0575133120
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 13th May 2014
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.36