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The Man in the High Castle Librarian s note There is an Alternate Cover Edition for this edition of this book hereIt s America inSlavery is legal once again The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages All because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and Japan This harrowing, Hugo Award winning novel is the work that established Philip K Dick as an innovator in science fiction while breaking the barrier between science fiction and the serious novel of ideas In it Dick offers a haunting vision of history as a nightmare from which it may just be possible to wake


10 thoughts on “The Man in the High Castle

  1. says:

    On Wednesday I found myself at a party an occurrence itself worthy of remark at which everyone wore I m currently reading stickers, so I had several opportunities to explain why I was loving The Man in the High Castle One such conversation went like this So what s that about Well, it s scifi Or rather specula


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    3 1 2 starsScientifically and politically, this is absolute genius The way Philip K Dick masterfully rewrites history and portrays this alternate United States is quite incredible and I can easily see why the guy has such a huge following That being said, while this novel is undeniably clever, I think what it lacks


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    Original review, Feb 22 2016 DISCLAIMER It would evidently be irresponsible to call Donald Trump a Nazi merely on the strength of a recent speech in which he suggested it would be desirable to shoot Muslims using bullets dipped in pig s blood Aplausible interpretation is that this is nothan the result of dispassionately


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    They want to be the agents, not the victims, of history They identify with God s power and believe they are godlike That is their basic madness They are overcome by some archtype their egos have expanded psychotically so that they cannot tell where they begin and the godhead leaves off It is not hubris, not pride it is inflati


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    Fans of Philip K Dick and science fiction might be underwhelmed by The Man in the High Castle since, other than passing mention of cross continent rocket ship travel and a German exploration of Mars, there really isn t any science or signature PKD craziness or large scale action rather, Dick s 1962 book is alternative history, the a


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    Thank God, this is fiction, at least in our dimensionWELCOME TO 1962It is impossible that ours is the only world there must be world after world unseen by us, in some region or dimension that we simply do not perceive. This book is a frightening glimpse of how our world could been if the Axis Powers would have won the World War II.The Na


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    The Man in the High Castle by Philip K Dick, winner of the Hugo Award for best novel, is classic, very good science fiction It is the story of a segmented and defeated United States after the Axis powers won World War II This alternate history actually began in the thirties as Roosevelt is described as having been assassinated Taking a roving p


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    Philip K Dick was certainly a brilliant man and a gifted writer His imagined dystopia of a world split between the victorious Reich and Imperial Japan is chilling and realistic Ok, perhaps colonisation of Mars in 1962 is a bit of a stretch, but the depiction of San Francisco under the Japanese administration was excellent His characters were vivid an


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    Hermann G ring, the second most powerful man in Nazi Germany after Hitler, fancied himself an art collector and scoured Europe to acquire masterpieces In 1945, his collection was seized by the Allies while he was on trial at Nuremberg Among many other works of art, they found The Supper at Emmaus, signed by Johannes Vermeer, G ring s favourite The origin o


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    2 stars.I was disappointed with this book it ended up going nowhere Perhaps there was simply too much other stuff besides the plot like the Zen and Eastern mysticism in it to make it a worthwhile read for me It seemed like an overwhelmingly large number characters constantly consult the I Ching for guidance, which has no appeal to me whatsoever.Okay, speaking of


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