Philip K Dick is now world famous, thanks to films like Blade Runner, Total Recall and Minority Report. But in the last years of his life he encountered something so strange and troubling he couldn’t stop writing about it. Writer Ken Hollings asks: was it Phil’s fault God talked to him or was it God’s? Broadcast on Monday 16 January 2006, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4.
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The life and very strange times of Philip K. Dick who suggested his own epitaph should be:
"Wrote science fiction, took drugs, found God. Big deal."
Philip K. Dick’s first published story originally appeared in Planet Stories in July, 1952.
A crew member of a spaceship visiting Mars buys an enormous pig-like creature known as a wub from a native just before departure.
An early short story by legendary science fiction author Philip K. Dick. (http://2xrainbow.com/audiotome/category/podcast)