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READS OF THE YEAR 2015: Michael O’Brien


Philip K. Dick, VALIS (Gollancz, 1981) VALIS (1981) falls into the late-to-death period of Dick’s oeuvre which was dominated by theological concerns. Following Dick’s early critique of capitalism, and middling ontological deconstruction of… Continue reading

READS OF THE YEAR 2014: Michael O’Brien


Philip José Farmer, The Unreasoning Mask (1983) This brilliant science-fiction narrative is centred on the quest of Ramstan, who has stolen an immensely powerful, sentient technological device, named the glyfa, from the planet Tenolt where it… Continue reading