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Philip K. Dick

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Philip K. Dick
Philip K. Dick
BornPhilip Kindred Dick
16 December 1928(1928-12-16)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Dee'd2 Mairch 1982(1982-03-02) (aged 53)
Santa Ana, Californie, U.S.
Pen name
  • Richard Phillipps
  • Jack Dowland
ThriftNovelist, short story writer, essayist
GenreScience feection, paranoid feection, philosophical feection
Leeterar muivementPostmodrenism
Notable warks


Philip Kindred Dick (16 December 1928 – 2 Mairch 1982) wis an American writer, that published warks mainly belanging tae the genre o science feection. Dick explored philosophical, sociological an poleetical themes in novelles wi plots dominatit bi monopolistic corporations, authoritarian govrenments, alternate universes, an altered states o consciousness. His wark reflectit his personal interest in metaphysics an theology, an eften drew upon his life experiences in addressin the naitur o reality, identity, drog abuise, schizophrenia, an transcendental experiences.