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    Philip K. Dick. The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1965. First edition. Octavo. [x], 278 pages. Publisher's grey cloth, spine lettered in black, in original dust jacket, one of two variants, this one with small Doubleday price sticker canceling $4.50 price and raising list price to $4.95. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket, with rubbing to black background ink at spine ends and front corner tips, and dust soiling to rear panel.

    More Information: Palmer Eldritch, a negative messiah, brings an unpleasantly warm future Earth (180-degree weather in New York, portable cooling units, resorts in Antarctica) a new drug, Chew-Z, which will truly allow the user to fulfill all his desires. But their "genuine new universes" all have a common god, and that god is Palmer Eldritch. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-335. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-96. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 61. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 44. Sargent, British and American Utopian Literature, 1516-1985, p. 294. Survey of Science Fiction Literature V, pp. 2269-73.

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