Martian Time-Slip Author:Philip K. Dick Philip K. Dick, winner of the Hugo Award for the best science fiction novel of the year, and well known to Science Fiction aficionados, here embarks on a richly satisfying and exciting extrapolation of the problems of living on Mars. — Meet Goodmember Arnie Kott (member in good standing, that is) of the powerful plumbing union -- which has a stra... more »nglehold on Mars.
Or Joe Bohlen, a slightly schizoid technician whose time sense has a way of slipping around on him.
And the boy Manfred, who almost never gets to live in the present -- except when he is with the odd native Bleekman of Mars.
From these, and many others, Philip Dick weaves a tapestry shot through with color, excitement, conflict and humor -- at once realistic, strange and totally convincing.« less