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Divine Invasions

A Life of Philip K. Dick

By Lawrence Sutin

  • Paperback
  • £12.99

Divine Invasions is the definitive biography of one of America's greatest novelists and science fiction's greatest ambassador to literary audiences. Philip K. Dick loosened the bonds of the genre, ultimately making his reputation as a literary writer who happened to write speculative fiction, and profoundly influencing such writers as Pynchon, Delillo, David Foster Wallace, and Jonathan Lethem. Divine Invasions is being reissued to coincide with the fall 2005 release of "A Scanner Darkly," a film based on Dick's novel of the same name.

The book Jonathan Lethem hails as "the sane, comprehensive centre of Philip K. Dick studies," this is the definitive biography of one of America's greatest novelists and science fiction's greatest ambassador to literary audiences

Divine Invasions is the definitive biography of one of America's greatest novelists and science fiction's greatest ambassador to literary audiences. Philip K. Dick loosened the bonds of the genre, ultimately making his reputation as a literary writer who happened to write speculative fiction, and profoundly influencing such writers as Pynchon, Delillo, David Foster Wallace, and Jonathan Lethem. Divine Invasions is being reissued to coincide with the fall 2005 release of "A Scanner Darkly," a film based on Dick's novel of the same name.

Biographical Notes

Lawrence Sutin is an award-winning memoirist and biographer. His books include JACK AND ROCHELLE: A HOLOCAUST STORY OF LOVE AND RESISTANCE, A POSTCARD MEMOIR, and DO WHAT THOU WILT: A LIFE OF ALEISTER CROWLEY. Sutin teaches in the MFA program at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780786716234
  • Publication date: 30 Aug 2005
  • Page count: 368
  • Imprint: Da Capo Press
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