The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick, Volume 5: The Eye of the Sibylby Philip K. Dick, Thomas M. Disch (Introduction)
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 best novel of 1963 for The Man in the High Castle, and 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This collection includes all of the writer's earliest short and medium-length fiction (including some previously unpublished stories) covering the late 1950's. These fascinating stories include The Little Black Box, The Electric Ant, and many others.
Meet the Author
Over a writing career that spanned three decades, Philip K. Dick (1928¿1982) published 36 science fiction novels and 121 short stories in which he explored the essence of what makes man human and the dangers of centralized power. Many of his books and short stories have been adapted into movies, notably Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report,and A Scanner Darkly.The recipient of critical acclaim and numerous awards, Dick was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame in 2005.
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