WE CAN REMEMBER IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE

Download We Can Remember It For You Wholesale ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to WE CAN REMEMBER IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE book pdf for free now.

We Can Remember It For You Wholesale And Other Classic Stories

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 0806537981
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 26.37 MB
Format : PDF
Download : 614
Read : 271

Includes the stories that inspired the major motion pictures Total Recall and The Adjustment Bureau "The collected stories of Philip K. Dick are awe-inspiring." --Washington Post Countless readers worldwide consider Philip K. Dick to have been the greatest science fiction writer on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's work has continued to mount and his reputation has been enhanced by a growing body of critical attention as well as many films based on his stories and novels. Featuring the story We Can Remember It for You Wholesale, which inspired the major motion picture Total Recall, this collection draws from the writer's earliest fiction, written during the years 1952-55. Also included are fascinating works such as The Adjustment Team (basis of the 2011 movie The Adjustment Bureau), Impostor (basis of the 2001 movie), and many others. Dick won the prestigious Hugo Award for best novel of 1963 for The Man in the High Castle and in the last year of his life, the now-classic film Blade Runner was made from his novel Do Androids Dream Electric Sheep? More recently, Dick's short story The Minority Report inspired a Steven Spielberg movie as well as a TV series. The classic stories of Philip K. Dick offer an intriguing glimpse into the early imagination of one of science fiction's most enduring and respected names. "A useful acquisition for any serious SF library or collection." --Kirkus Reviews "More than anyone else in the field, Mr. Dick really puts you inside people's minds." --Wall Street Journal With an Introduction by Norman Spinrad
Category: Fiction

We Can Remember It For You Wholesale

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 9781473206700
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 41.87 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 400
Read : 879

Philip K. Dick was one of the masters of science fiction, and his short stories consistently broke new ground. His work has provided the inspiration for many successful films, including BLADE RUNNER, MINORITY REPORT, PAYCHECK and many more. Here are his final short works, including the story which was the inspiration for TOTAL RECALL. Also included is a selection of other astounding tales, often touching on Dick's most important themes. A man remembers killing his wife - but can he trust his memories? If you were to discover that you were an android, what experiments would you perform on yourself? A supercomputer decides to attack Northern California - can it be talked out of doing the job it was designed for? Can history rewrite itself? All of these questions will be asked as you enter the world of Philip K Dick's remarkable imagination.
Category: Fiction

Total Recall

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 9780544048898
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 23.66 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 142
Read : 684

The inspiration for the film Total Recall, starring Colin Farrell and Kate Beckinsale, and directed by Len Wiseman. This ebook-only edition of Philip K. Dick’s classic short story tells the story of Douglas Quail, an unfulfilled bureaucrat who dreams of visiting Mars, but can't afford the trip. Luckily, there is Rekal Incorporated, a company that lets everyday stiffs believe they’ve been on incredible adventures. The only problem is that when technicians attempt a memory implant of a spy mission to Mars, they find that real memories of just such a trip are already in Quail's brain. Suddenly, Quail is running for his life from government agents, but his memories might make him more of a liability than he is worth. Originally published as "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale."
Category: Fiction

Selected Stories Of Philip K Dick

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 9780544040601
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 66.23 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 108
Read : 388

Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick contains twenty-one of Dick’s most dazzling and resonant stories, which span his entire career and show a world-class writer working at the peak of his powers. In “The Days of Perky Pat,” people spend their time playing with dolls who manage to live an idyllic life no longer available to the Earth’s real inhabitants. “Adjustment Team” looks at the fate of a man who by mistake has stepped out of his own time. In “Autofac,” one community must battle benign machines to take back control of their lives. And in “I Hope I Shall Arrive Soon,” we follow the story of one man whose very reality may be nothing more than a nightmare. The collection also includes such classic stories as “The Minority Report,” the basis for the Steven Spielberg movie, and “We Can Remember It for You Wholesale,” the basis for the film Total Recall. With an introduction by Jonathan Lethem, Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick is a magnificent distillation of one of American literature's most searching imaginations.
Category: Fiction

Future Imperfect

Author : Jason P. Vest
ISBN : 0803218605
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 21.11 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Docs
Download : 831
Read : 733

Examines the first eight cinematic adaptations of Dick's fiction in light of their literary sources.
Category: Literary Criticism

Window Shopping

Author : Anne Friedberg
ISBN : 0520915518
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 57.1 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 202
Read : 440

Departing from those who define postmodernism in film merely as a visual style or set of narrative conventions, Anne Friedberg develops the first sustained account of the cinema's role in postmodern culture. She explores the ways in which nineteenth-century visual experiences—photography, urban strolling, panorama and diorama entertainments—anticipate contemporary pleasures provided by cinema, video, shopping malls, and emerging "virtual reality" technologies. Comparing the visual practices of shopping, tourism, and film-viewing, Friedberg identifies the experience of "virtual" mobility through time and space as a key determinant of postmodern cultural identity. Evaluating the theories of Jameson, Lyotard, Baudrillard, and others, she adds critical insights about the role of gender and gender mobility in the configurations of consumer culture. A strikingly original work, Window Shopping challenges many of the existing assumptions about what exactly postmodern is. This book marks the emergence of a compelling new voice in the study of contemporary culture.
Category: Performing Arts

The Crawlers

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 9781443442794
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 48.18 MB
Format : PDF, ePub
Download : 232
Read : 1019

When bizarre creatures begin plaguing a small farming town, a man from the nearby radioactive science laboratory is sent to investigate and deal with the problem. Philip K. Dick was an American science-fiction novelist, short-story writer and essayist. His first short story, “Beyond Lies the Wub,” was published shortly after his high school graduation. Some of his most famous short stories were adapted for film, including “The Minority Report,” “Paycheck,” “Second Variety” (adapted into the film Screamers) and “We Can Remember It For You Wholesale” (adapted into the film Total Recall). HarperCollins brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperCollins short-stories collection to build your digital library.
Category: Fiction

Total Recall

Author : Piers Anthony
ISBN : 0688052096
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 31.84 MB
Format : PDF, Docs
Download : 120
Read : 675

Implanted with a synthetic memory, a man begins to recall long-submerged thoughts and actions, finds that he has been living a sham, and becomes the target of the evil being who rules Mars
Category: Fiction

The Philip K Dick Reader

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 0806537949
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 37.51 MB
Format : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Download : 251
Read : 290

Many thousands of readers consider Philip K. Dick the greatest science fiction mind on any planet. Since his untimely death in 1982, interest in Dick's works has continued to mount, and his reputation has been further enhanced by a growing body of critical attention. The Philip K. Dick Award is now given annually to a distinguished work of science fiction, and the Philip K. Dick Society is devoted to the study and promulgation of his works. Dick won the prestigious Hugo Award for the best novel of 1963 for The Man in the High Castle. In the last year of his life, the film Blade Runner was made from his novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? This collection includes some of Dick's earliest short and medium-length fiction, including We Can Remember It for You Wholesale (the story that inspired the motion picture Total Recall), Second Variety (which inspired the motion picture Screamers), Paycheck, The Minority Report, and twenty more.
Category: Fiction