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    DescriptionSubstance D - otherwise known as Death - is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain's two hemispheres, leading first to disorentation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage. Bob Arctor, undercover narcotics agent, is trying to find a lead to the source of supply, but to pass as an addict he must become a user, and soon, without knowing what is happening to him, he is as dependent as any of the addicts he is monitoring.


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    Title
    A Scanner Darkly
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Philip K. Dick
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 214 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781780220420
    ISBN 10: 1780220421
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FL
    DC23: 813.54
    Thema V1.0: FL
    BIC E4L: SCF
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
    Publication date
    07 June 2012
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    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? and Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said.