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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

The nature of reality, our use of religion, industrial espionage, and a glimpse of PTSD, are mixed into a drifting story that emphasizes treacher. One of Dick's better pieces but not a movie script idea. Read full review

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User Review  - antao - LibraryThing

"'I am Ubik. Before the universe was I am. I made the suns. I made the worlds. I created the lives and the places they inhabit; I move them here, I put them there. They go as I say, they do as I tell ... Read full review

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User Review  - john.cooper - LibraryThing

In a fantastically advanced 1992, cryogenically suspended dead people live a "half-life" that lets them continue to interact with the living for a few decades at least; one of them, a wife cut down at ... Read full review

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User Review  - krizia_lazaro - LibraryThing

My first Philip K. Dick and hopefully not my last. This was really exciting but not really satisfying. Is their an Ubik part 2 because I want to read more about Joe Chip! It was funny, action packed and philosophical. I love it! Read full review

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User Review  - drardavis - LibraryThing

I’m somewhere near the middle of Dick’s Exegesis and I decided to try reading something a little lighter, so I chose Ubik. Whoops! Dick manages to turn one of his recurrent existential themes into a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Irena. - LibraryThing

I read Ubik last year. It is one of those books you go back to every now and then and it seems that every time you do, something new pops up. Treat yourself with this wonderful story. You won't regret it. Read full review

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User Review  - Michael.McGuire - LibraryThing

Fast moving novel that explores solipsism, perhaps, in a mind-bending manner. Dick creates a world overflowing with novelties, then shifts the entire setting of the novel, twisting the plot and ... Read full review

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User Review  - ehines - LibraryThing

IMO, The culmination of Dick's middle period. Though there are problems with Dick's writing in this era--cliches, all kinds of narrative loose ends, one-dimensional female characters, rushed & lazy ... Read full review

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User Review  - blake.rosser - LibraryThing

Dick is cool again here, but his stories always leave me scatterbrained. This one takes on the issue of cryogenic life after death and is engaging to the somewhat disappointing end, as are most of his other novels. Read full review

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User Review  - bness2 - LibraryThing

Typical of Dick's books there are many plot twists and the ending is a surprise. Fun read. Read full review


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