Lies, Inc.

by Philip K. Dick | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: Global Overview for this book
Registered by AliceF of Coventry, West Midlands United Kingdom on 8/4/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by AliceF from Coventry, West Midlands United Kingdom on Friday, August 04, 2006
From the back of the book

What is going on in Newcolonizedland?

If the humans teleported to the colony on the planet of Whale's Mouth are living in the dream world shown on the vid reports, why can't the Lies, Inc. security force get any reply from their agents who have made the (strictly one-way) trip to Whale's Mouth? And why are THL, who control the Telpor transportation system, desperate to stop Rachmael ben Applebaum from flying a spaceship to Whale's Mouth?

Is the dream world a multilayered nightmare? Is one of the nightmares real?

A brilliantly inventive novel of deadly adventure and intrigue in the world of ever-shifting realities.

Journal Entry 2 by AliceF from Coventry, West Midlands United Kingdom on Thursday, August 10, 2006
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Journal Entry 3 by AliceF at Book Ring!, By Post -- Controlled Releases on Sunday, April 19, 2009

Released 10 yrs ago (4/19/2009 UTC) at Book Ring!, By Post -- Controlled Releases

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On its way (at last)!

Journal Entry 4 by wingmikimewing from Roma, Lazio Italy on Tuesday, May 12, 2009
This has just arrived today and I'm looking forward to it! Thanks AliceF for sending it!

Miki

Journal Entry 5 by wingmikimewing from Roma, Lazio Italy on Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Quite a confusing twisted plot in this intriguing Dick's novel! At several points I just lost track of what could be real and what could be hallucinaton - and the descriptions of drugs effects and distorted perceptions sound so real that one can't help wondering how many experiments Dick made on his own. Among the paradoxes, a corporation called LIES Inc. is actually willing to find out about the truth of what this Newcolonizedland is like. The possible explanations that face the characters when they get there are as fantastic and nightmarish as can be, featuring alternative realities and weird aliens and incredible transformations. But once again as in other Dick's works, human beings are their own worst enemies.
Thanks so much for letting me read this, AliceF!
I'm sending this to JeffsBeauty tomorrow morning: enjoy the reading!!

Miki

Journal Entry 6 by JeffsBeauty from Plainfield, Connecticut USA on Monday, June 08, 2009
Just arrived last week. Sorry for the late posting Mikime! But, thanks so much for sending this to me. I'll be starting it in about a week or so, once I finish Angles & Demons.

Journal Entry 7 by AliceF from Coventry, West Midlands United Kingdom on Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Arrived home with me today: thanks, guys! (What did you think of it, Jeff?)

Released 8 yrs ago (10/2/2010 UTC) at 2010 Swindon Unconvention, Jury's Inn Hotel in Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom

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Released at the Magic UnConvention.

Journal Entry 9 by bigcurlyloz at Fordham, Cambridgeshire United Kingdom on Sunday, October 03, 2010
Picked up at the 2010 Unconvention in Swindon. I had a wonderful time and it was great to catch up with familiar faces and meet new ones.

Journal Entry 10 by bigcurlyloz at Hilton, Derbyshire United Kingdom on Monday, November 30, 2015
Another Philip K Dick book with interesting concepts. The publisher's note at the end explains that it was originally published in a magazine but that extra words were added for the book version. It's clear which sections were added and I think the book is weaker overall. A mixed bag.

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