Philip K. Dick Collection: Beyond Lies the Wub, The Defenders

Philip K. Dick Collection: Beyond Lies the Wub, The Defenders

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Beyond Lies the Wub: "Beyond Lies the Wub" was Philip K. Dick's first published story and appeared in Planet Stories magazine. In it, a crew takes an alien aboard their ship but the alien's appearance belies its intelligence and powers.

The Defenders: "The Defenders," one of Philip K. Dick's earlier stories, describes a world where a global war between two continents has devastated the surface of the earth. Mankind has been forced to live underground where they continue to fight the war using robot "leadys" who are immune to radiation. Then a startling discovery is made about the robots which changes the entire future of mankind.

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ISBN-13: 9781469260709
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.37(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Over a writing career that spanned three decades, Philip K. Dick (1928¿1982) published 36 science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Many of his books and short stories have been adapted into movies, notably Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report,and A Scanner Darkly.The recipient of critical acclaim and numerous awards, Dick was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005.

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