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    The Father-thing (Collected Short Stories of Philip K. Dick) (Paperback) By (author) Philip K. Dick

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    DescriptionTHE FATHER THING contains the stories written in 1956, just before the publication of Dick's first novel, SOLAR LOTTERY. The stories are a mix of the previously uncollected and some of his most famous pieces such as 'Foster, You're Dead' a powerful extrapolation of nuclear war hysteria, and 'The Golden Man', a very different story about a super-evolved mutant human.


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    Title
    The Father-thing
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip K. Dick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 270 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781857988819
    ISBN 10: 1857988817
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    DC21: 813.54
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: DQ, FL
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: B-232
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: LCO000000, FIC028000
    Thema V1.0: DNT, FL
    Edition statement
    Paperback Edition
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Gollancz
    Publication date
    24 November 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    SALES POINTS * ' A fitting tribute to a great philosophical writer who found science fiction the ideal form the expression of his ideas' The Independent * ' One of the most original practitioners writing any kind of fiction. Philip K. Dick made most of the European avant-garde seem naval gazers in a cul-de-sac' Sunday Times * ' A stunning composite portrait of our times' The Observer * ' The most consistently brilliant SF writer in the world ( author of more good short stories than I can count' John Brunner