Philip K. Dick’s 10 Best Books, According to Goodreads - The Fantasy Review

Philip K. Dick’s 10 Best Books, According to Goodreads

Here is a list of Philip K. Dick’s 10 Best Books, According to Goodreads.

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams

Philip K. Dick’s 10 Best Books

Goodreads Rating: 4.12

From the blurb:

Based on the stories contained in this volume, the ten-part anthology series, Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is written and executive produced by Emmy-nominated Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica, Outlander) and Michael Dinner (Justified, Masters of Sex), with Oscar nominated Bryan Cranston (Trumbo, Breaking Bad) both executive producing and appearing in the series.


Philip K. Dick’s 10 Best Books

Goodreads Rating: 4.10

From the blurb:

Someone died in the explosion orchestrated by his business rivals, but even as his funeral is scheduled, his mourning employees are receiving bewildering messages from their boss. And the world around them is warping and regressing in ways which suggest that their own time is running out.

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Philip K. Dick’s 10 Best Books

Goodreads Rating: 4.09

From the blurb:

World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, in search of the renegade replicants who were his prey. When he wasn’t ‘retiring’ them with his laser weapon, he dreamed of owning a live animal – the ultimate status symbol in a world all but bereft of animal life.

A Scanner Darkly

Philip K. Dick’s 10 Best Books

Goodreads Rating: 4.02

From the blurb:

Substance D – otherwise known as Death – is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain’s two hemispheres, leading first to disorentation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage.

The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch

Goodreads Rating: 4.01

From the blurb:

In the overcrowded world and cramped space colonies of the late twenty-first century, tedium can be endured through the use of the drug Can-D, which enables the user to inhabit a shared illusory world.

Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said

Goodreads Rating: 3.92

From the blurb:

Jason Taverner has a glittering TV career, millions of fans, great wealth and something close to eternal youth. He is one of a handful of brilliant, beautiful people, the product of top-secret government experiments forty years earlier. But suddenly, all records of him vanish.

Now Wait for Last Year

Goodreads Rating: 3.89

From the blurb:

Contacted by starmen of similar racial stock who have a greatly advanced, galactic society, a united Earth becomes their ally in a lengthy war with the Reegs, blue, six-limbed aliens with no vocal chords. This is the story of how Earth chose the wrong ally.

Time Out of Joint

Goodreads Rating: 3.86

From the blurb:

Ragle Gumm is an ordinary man leading an ordinary life, except that he makes his living by entering a newspaper contest every day – and winning, every day. But he gradually begins to suspect that his life – indeed his whole world – is an illusion, constructed around him for the express purpose of keeping him docile and happy.

The Minority Report

Goodreads Rating: 3.84

From the blurb:

Imagine a future where crimes can be detected before they are committed, and criminals are convicted and sentenced for crimes before committing them.

The Divine Invasion

Philip K. Dick’s 10 Best Books

Goodreads Rating: 3.82

From the blurb:

Exiled for 2,000 years God must retake the Earth from the clutches of his nemesis using a man caught between life and death as His vessel.

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