The Man In The High Castle Summarized For Busy People

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This book summary and analysis was created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia Of Science Fiction And Fantasy

Author: Gary Westfahl
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313329524
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In Philip K. Dick's classic alternate history The Man in the High Castle, Hawthorne
Abendsen, author of a book suggesting a different outcome to World War II, has
more impact on his world than Mulligan or Harshaw have on theirs, but is
targeted by assassins for his trouble. Similarly, the novelists who frequently
appear as protagonists in the novels of Stephen King are usually overpowered
by forces from without, as in Misery (1987), or within, as in The Shining. This
hardbitten attitude ...

The Tourmaline

Author: Paul Park
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1466839376
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“Paul Park knows fairy tales, contemporary and classic fantasy, and literary
science fiction, and he borrows tropes from all these genres. ... At times, though,
it's bound to remind you of the Harry Potter books, Philip Pullman's novels about
Lyra Belacqua, and even Gene Wolfe's recent The Knight and The Wizard, as
well as such older classic as The Wizard of Oz, Joan Aiken's Dido Twite
chronicles, and even Philip K. Dick's classics such as The Man in the High Castle
. But then all these ...

The Sci Fi Movie Guide

Author: Chris Barsanti
Publisher: Visible Ink Press
ISBN: 1578595339
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The title of Thomas Disch's prescient 1998 book summed it up perfectly: The
Dreams Our Stuff Is Made Of: How Science Fiction Conquered the World. In 1965
... There are plenty of crossover fans who appreciate fantasy and science fiction;
both deal in the art of the fantastic. ... These are the cinematic equivalent of Philip
K. Dick's alternatehistorical novel The Man in the High Castle, which dealt in no
obviously sciencefiction accoutrements but is still considered a classic of the
genre.

The White Tyger

Author: Paul Park
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 9781429989688
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... contemporary and classic fantasy, and literary science fiction, and he borrows
tropes from all these genres. . . . At times, though, it's bound to remind you of the
Harry Potter books, Philip Pullman's novels about Lyra Belacqua, and even Gene
Wolfe's recent The Knight and The Wizard, as well as such older classics as The
Wizard of Oz, Joan Aiken's Dido Twite chronicles, and even Philip K. Dick's
classic The Man in the High Castle. But then all these works draw from the same
well of ...

Mind In Motion

Author: Patricia S. Warrick
Publisher: Southern Illinois University
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Discussed here are the eight novels that Patricia Warrick considers representative of Dick’s finest writing—the works that will become classics, including The Man in the High Castle and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Fringe Science

Author: Kevin R. Grazier
Publisher: BenBella Books
ISBN: 1935618687
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multiple universes imply, and how those universes can interfere with each other,
a more sophisticated idea than we usually find in science-fiction and fantasy
television. There's substance here. But though that level ... Alternate history is a
variation of science fiction in which the story is set in a parallel universe in which
some key event has transpired differently, as in the Hugo award–winning novel
The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick. Dick's story takes place in an
America that ...

Film As Religion

Author: John Lyden
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814751806
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In contrast to both fantasy and horror, in science fiction the origins of
extraordinary phenomena can be explained, at least in part, as being from our
own technology or beings from another world. The significance of this lies not so
much ... of dystopia is already very possible. In a similar way, Philip Dick's classic
science fiction novel The Man in the High Castle imagined a dystopian world, set
in 1962 (when Dick wrote the book), in which Germany and Japan won the
Second World War.

Science Fiction And Fantasy Reference Index 1992 1995

Author: Halbert W. Hall
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563085275
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ZAHORSKI, KENNETH J. _ "Introduction: Classic Fantasy," by Robert H. Boyers
and Kenneth J. Zahorski. in: Boyer, Robert H. and Zahorski, Kenneth J., eds.
Visions and Imaginings: ... ZAJAC, RONALD J. _ The Dystopian City in British
and United States Science Fiction, 1960-1975: Urban Chronotopes as Models of
Historical Closure. Master's Thesis ... ZHU, JIANJIONG _ "Reality, Fiction, and Wu
in The Man in the High Castle," Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts 5(3): 36-45.
1993. (No.