The Internet Book List - Spread the word
       


Book Information: World Jones Made, the

World Jones Made, the (1956) [Novel]
by Philip K. Dick Rating: No votes (Rate!)
Reviews: None (show them) Review!

Summary (From the publisher):

Floyd Jones is sullen, ungainly, and quite possibly mad, but in a very short time he will rise from telling fortunes at a mutant carnival to convulsing an entire planet. For although Jones has the power to see the future -- a power that makes his life a torment -- his real gift lies elsewhere: in his ability to make people dream again in a world where dreaming has been made illegal, even when the dream is indistinguishable from a nightmare.

In Philip K. Dick's unsettling chronicle of the rise and fall of a postnuclear messiah, readers will find a novel that is as minutely realistic as it is prophetic. For along with its engineered mutants, hermaphroditic sex performers, and protoplasmic drifters from the stars, The World Jones Made gives us nothing less than a deadly accurate reading of our own hunger for belief.

Original title: The World Jones Made
Original languages: English

Quotes:

Genre: FictionScience FictionReligionMessianic

Edition #1: World Jones Made, the

World Jones Made, the (1956)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Search at Amazon!

Search at Powells!

Search at AbeBooks!


Manifested in:
cover

The World Jones Made (1993)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 9780679742197

Add to my library

The World Jones Made (1956)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Ace Books
Pages: 192

Add to my library



©Steven Jeffery / IBList.com, 2012
Terms of Use