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Ubik Glen Runciter está muerto ¿O lo están todos los demás? Lo que es seguro es que alguien ha muerto en una explosión organizada por los competidores de Runciter De hecho, sus empleados asisten a un funeral Pero durante el duelo comienzan a recibir mensajes descorcentantes, e incluso morbosos, de su jefe Y el mundo a su alrededor comienza a desmoronarse de un modo que sugiere que a ellos tampoco les queda mucho tiempo Esta mordaz comedia metafísica de muerte y salvación que podrá llevar un cómodo envase es un tour de force de amenaza paranoica y comedia absurda, en la cual los muertos ofrecen consejos comerciales, compran su siguiente reencarnación y corren el riesgo continuo de volver a morir



10 thoughts on “Ubik

  1. says:

    Phillip K Dick's Ubik flirts with perfection. I inhaled this novel over three days when one of my kids was sick and Christmas break was ending. I started the book on the couch during a Mythbusters marathon. By page fifty I wanted to shut the door and leave my kids to forage in the refrigerator for Gatorade and string cheese. And on Sunday night, when I closed the book, I felt satisfi


  2. says:

    I began reading some of Philip K. Dick’s short stories and quickly became hooked. His style and imagination have left an indelible mark on science fiction since and his influence is unmistakable. His novels are genius, and Ubik may be the best one I have read yet.

    Telling an inventive sci-fi tale that is entertaining on its surface, this is also a theological metaphor that keeps


  3. says:

    “I am Ubik. Before the universe was, I am.
    Philip K. Dick, Ubik

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    I made the suns. I made the worlds. I created the lives and the places they inhabit; I move them here, I put them there. They go as


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    “He felt all at once like an ineffectual moth, fluttering at the windowpane of reality, dimly seeing it from outside.”
    ― Philip K. Dick, Ubik

    Over-the-top zany madness, Philip K. Dick’s 1969 acclaimed work of science fiction opens i


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    A clever, original and often very funny sci-fi story. It is about psychic power battles, the nature of death, alternative reality and changing the past. Or not.

    FUN, FUN, FUN - the clothes
    It was published in 1969 and starts off in a sufficiently plausible but amusingly implausible 1992. In particular, the clothes take the flamboyance of the late '60s to extraordinary heights, for no o


  6. says:

    Many PKD fans refer to Ubik as Dick's strangest novel. That's saying a lot!

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    With the pervasive advertisements for Ubik intruding into reality (or what passes for reality in the character's world), I too found Ub


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    He felt all at once like an ineffectual moth, fluttering at the windowpane of reality, dimly seeing it from the outside.
    -Philip K Dick

    A fool and his poscreds are soon parted.
    -Kevin Ansbro

    Please allow me to preface my review by stating that sci-fi is not normally my thang. Aside from Asimov, when I was a teenager, I've preferred to watch it, and write it,


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    “Herr Schoenheit von Vogelsang; sorry to break into your meditation, but a customer wishes you to assist in revving up his relative.”

    Haha! I don’t know if PKD intended the above dialogue to be humorous but it is so bizarre and PKD-esque it made me chuckle. There is often a weird stiltedness to his dialogue that I find oddly charming.


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    “He felt all at once like an ineffectual moth, fluttering at the windowpane of reality, dimly seeing it from outside.”

    Ubik is a fun, fascinating, and often surprisingly philosophical look at the nature of reality and the role of our perception thereof. PKD also delves masterfully, cleverly, and even quite exuberantly, into some of his other favorite food for thought, which in this cas


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About the Author: Philip K. Dick

Philip K Dick was born in Chicago in 1928 and lived most of his life in California In 1952, he began writing professionally and proceeded to write numerous novels and short story collections He won the Hugo Award for the best novel in 1962 for The Man in the High Castle and the John W Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year in 1974 for Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said Philip K Di