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Phillip K. Dick is an outstanding science fiction author. I have enjoyed numerous full length novels and this short story collection does not disappoint! Highly recommended for those who do not have the time for a full length book without sacrificing quality.
The stories are varied and well written, combining universal themes such as human nature, traveling through time, exploring space, individual freedom and social responsibility, war and peace, love and hate, nature and technology, art and science. . . .
PKD saw a different future based on what was occurring during his time. The stories are a tantalizing look at what could have been. His time frame, like many other authors, was off but the possibilities still exist today.
Big fan of Philip K. Dick and I agree with a previous review that said "probably the best audiobook out there of Dick's short stories." It is.. hands down. However I disagree with the part about some were "not so great." I thought they were all excellent and reader was very, very good. Just a pleasure to listen to. Hope they come out with a second volume.
This is probably the best audiobook out there of Dick's short stories, and the narration is great! My favorite of the stories is probably "The Second Variety" and the cute but short "Beyond Lies the Wub". Some less great works are in here as well, but the great ones make this well worth the purchase and definitely a must listen!