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NICK & THE GLIMMUNG.

DICK, Philip K.

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ISBN 10: 0575043075 / ISBN 13: 9780575043077
Published by Gollancz,, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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The author's only juvenile, published six years after his death. A world that forbids the owning of animals, the hero owns a cat - Horace - and refuses to give him up. Dick was very fond of cats owning two at the time of his death - Harvey and Mrs. Tubbs. Whimsically delightful illustrations throughout the book by Paul Demeyer. About fine copy in d.j. Bookseller Inventory # 352

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Title: NICK & THE GLIMMUNG.

Publisher: Gollancz,

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Nick has a problem. He has a cat named Horace, and cats are quite illegal on Earth. In fact all pets are illegal on Earth, and Horace has been reported to the anti-pet man. The only way for Nick and his family to keep Horace is to emigrate to Plowman’s Planet.

Little did they know that, rather than the pastoral paradise Nick’s father envisioned, they would land in the middle of a planetwide war against an entity known as Glimmung, a conflict in which Nick and Horace would play a pivotal role.

Nick and the Glimmung is Philip K. Dick’s sole surviving young adult novel.

About the Author:

One of the greatest authors of the 20th century, with a career spanning 3 decades and 36 science fiction novels and 121 short stories. Eleven novels and short stories have been adapted to film; notably: Blade Runner, Total Recall, Minority Report, and A Scanner Darkly. Dick won the Hugo Award in 1963 and was inducted into the SF Hall of Fame in 2005, and in 2007 he was the first science fiction to be published by the Library of America.

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