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Thorpe, Ulverscroft, 2019 - Businessmen - 282 pages
1992: Humanity now enjoys a range of psychic abilities. Glen Runciter runs his own organization employing inertials - those capable of blocking telepathic and precognitive waves - to enforce people's privacy. When he and a hand-picked team travel to the moon in order to secure a business magnate's lunar facilities, they walk straight into an explosive trap. And now Runciter is dead. Or is he? SOMEONE died in the bomb blast. But his mourning employees are receiving bewildering messages from him. And the world around them is warping and regressing in ways which suggest that their own time is running out...

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - www.librarything.com

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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So many weird concepts in this one. Another gnostic-reality classic. I think my second favorite PKD novel of the ones ۪ve read after The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch Read full review

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