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Puttering about in a small land

Philip K. Dick

Puttering about in a small land

by Philip K. Dick

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Published by Tor in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPhilip K. Dick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.I3 P8 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24539494M
ISBN 109780765328359
LC Control Number2010026806
OCLC/WorldCa643570140

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Puttering About in a Small Land (written but first published in ) feels very different from Philip K Dicks usual stuff. Its a dark and funny slow-burn set in s Southern California, but there are no simulacra, no time slips, and no telepaths, and the only artificial reality is the one built out of societys expectations of suburban /5.

It is a mood piece, a somber study of two young couples a curious, oddly compelling g each page the reader feels an odd suspense and a reluctance to abandon these four unpredictable but somehow endearing people.” ―Booklist on Puttering About in a Small LandCited by: 1.

: Puttering About in a Small Land (): Philip K. Dick, Amy McFadden, Kate Rudd, Luke Daniels: Books/5(17). Philip K. Dick - Puttering About in a Small Land. TOR BOOKS BY PHILIP K. DICK Voices from the Street Humpty Dumpty in Oakland3/5(18).

This novel, Dick said, is about Leo Runcible, "a brilliant, civic minded liberal Jew living in a rural WASP town in Marin County, California." Runcible, a real estate agent involved in a local battle with a neighbor, finds what look like Neanderthal bones in Marin and dreams of rising real estate prices because of the publicity.

The diffidence of the title is appropriate: this is a subtle, minimalist portrait of two American couples circa by the late Dick&#;a writer best known for his sardonic, pyrotechnic science fiction. Only the second of his early realistic novels to see print (Confessions of a Crap Artist appeared in ), this is set in postwar southern California, with excellent flashbacks to.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Originally published in the United States by Academy Chicago Publishers"--T.p. vero. "A Tom Doherty Associates book.". Get this from a library. Puttering about in a small land. [Philip K Dick] -- When Roger and Virginia Lindahl enroll their son Gregg in school their marriage is already in deep trouble.

Chic and Liz Bonner also enroll their two sons in the school. The meeting of the two. Puttering about in a Small Land Philip K. Dick, Author Academy Chicago Publishers $ (p) ISBN More By and About.

Puttering About in a Small Land by Philip K. Dick,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Here’s a list of the eight I found: Confessions Of A Crap Artist, Gather Yourselves Together, Humpty Dumpty In Oakland, In Milton Lumky Territory, Mary And The Giant, Puttering About In A Small Land, The Broken Bubble, and The Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike.

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Praise for Puttering About in a Small Land The fascination of the novel lies in spotting the themes that Dick would later develop and make his own: the malleability of perceived reality, the imposition of the fake on the real and the struggle between good and evil. Puttering About in a Small Land is one of those mythical PKD volumes I searched used book stores and thrift shops for for years.

It was first published in the mids, following Dick’s death, then went out of print for almost three decades cos. But before becoming known in science fiction in the ’s, the relentlessly hard-working, fast-typing Dick wrote a half-dozen traditional novels.

The best of these, most critics agree, is Puttering About in a Small Land. Although not published until shortly after Dick’s death in l, it’s still in print, and though conventional in form.

I'm reading Puttering About in a Small Land if anybody fancies having a chat about it. The following is part of a comment I left on another discussion thread, but it's where I'm currently up to:) I am enjoying PAiaSL up to now (page 82).

Puttering About in a Small Land Format: Paperback Authors: Philip K. Dick ISBN Published: When the Lindahls meet the Bonners, their marriage is already in deep trouble.

This meeting is a catalyst for a complicated series of emotions and traumas, set against the backdrop of suburban Los Angeles in the early '50s/5(3). Filled with the details of everyday life and skillfully told from three points of view, Puttering About in a Small Land is powerful, eloquent, and gripping.

"Published posthumously, this work is radically different from the famous science fiction author's past successes. Buy a cheap copy of Puttering About in a Small Land book by Philip K. Dick. When Roger and Virginia Lindhal enroll their son Gregg in Mrs. Alt’s Los Padres Valley School in the mountains of Southern California, their marriage is already in Free shipping over $.

Puttering About in a Small Land is an early non-science fiction novel by noted science fiction author Philip K. was written sometime inbut remained unpublished until it was released posthumously in Author: Philip K. Dick. Puttering About in a Small Land.

Chosen by Nicola Barker. You couldn’t really call me a bona fide Dickhead because I haven’t read everything Philip K Dick wrote (odd books, including short.The manuscript for PUTTERING ABOUT IN A SMALL LAND arrived at the SMLA on The agent who read it commented that PUTTERING was the Usual serious Dick novel, less murky than others but overlong, confused is basically ironic comedy, but overwritten, distasteful.