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The penultimate truth

Philip K. Dick

The penultimate truth

by Philip K. Dick

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Published by Mariner Books in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Regression (Civilization),
  • Nuclear warfare,
  • Underground areas,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip K. Dick
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.I3 P4 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. ;
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25177016M
    ISBN 109780547572475
    LC Control Number2011015942

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The Penultimate Truth reminded me of PKD’s earlier masterpiece, The Man in the High Castle (). Both concern the re-writing of history. Both concern the re-writing of history. In this case, more literally re-writing by means of a faked documentary which becomes one of the main tools to keep the masses below ground slaving away in their tanks.

The Penultimate Truth is basically an expansion of Dick's excellent short story, "The Defenders," which involves a dystopian post-atomic war society where Wes-Dem (Western Democracy) survivors live underground, informed by their government that the war continues and that the surface of the Earth is too toxic to allow long-term human survival.

The Penultimate Truth is set inthirteen years after the end of World War III. Most of the population though believes the war is still ongoing and lives below ground. The war, between the Wes-Dem countries and the Russians of Pac-Peop, was fought mostly by two factions of leadies, autonomous robots that can survive the radiation from the nuclear fallout of the atomic weapons.

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