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Cadbury, The Beaver Who Lacked

Story Background “Cadbury, The Beaver Who Lacked” was written in 1971, but it was not published during Dick’s lifetime. It first appeared in The Collected Stories of Philip K. Dick. It can now be found in The Eye of the … Continue reading

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The Golden Man

Story Background “The Golden Man” was published in If in April 1954. Dick originally gave the story the name “The God Who Runs,” which is more in touch with the posthumanist themes of the story. It can be found in … Continue reading

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Strange Eden

Story Background “Strange Eden” was published in Imagination in December 1954. It can be found in Second Variety and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick in pp. 111–121. Plot Summary Captain Johnson—leader of a planetary survey team—leaves the ship … Continue reading

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Out in the Garden

Story Background “Out in the Garden” was originally published in Fantasy Fiction in August 1953. Page numbers come from Paycheck and Other Classic Stories by Philip K. Dick (New York: Citadel Press), pp. 321–328. Plot Summary Robert Nye, a middle … Continue reading

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