In , Ridley Scott loosely adapted Philip K. But where to start? Over the course of a prolific career, which often involved writing non-stop for weeks at a time, and nurturing a penchant for mindbending plots and unusual religious imagery, Dick assembled a staggering body of work, including countless short stories and a whole bookshelf full of novels. Needless to say, he can be a little daunting for a neophyte. Add to Bag. He even penned the occasional purely comedic short.
Philip K. Dick
Where to Start Reading Philip K Dick Books, in Order of Difficulty
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Philip K. Dick bibliography
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