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An edition of The Man in the High Castle (1962)

The Man in the High Castle

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Publish Date
Publisher
Penguin
Language
English
Pages
236

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Edition Availability
Cover of: The man in the high castle
The man in the high castle
2015, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
in English - First Mariner books edition.
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The man in the high castle
2011, Mariner Books
in English - 1st Mariner Books ed.
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C ovek u visokom dvorcu
2002, Editor
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Le Maitre Du Haut Chateau
December 31, 1998, Editions 84
Mass Market Paperback in French
Cover of: The man in the high castle
The man in the high castle
1992, Vintage Books
in English - 1st Vintage Books ed.
Cover of: Das Orakel vom Berge
Das Orakel vom Berge: Science-fiction-Roman
1989, Bastei Lübbe
in German - Dt. Lizenzausg., 1. Aufl.
Cover of: The Man in the High Castle
The Man in the High Castle
December 1983, Ace Books
in English
Cover of: The Man in the High Castle
The Man in the High Castle
1965, Penguin
Paperback in English

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Harmondsworth, UK

Edition Notes

Copyright Date
1962

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Pagination
236p
Number of pages
236

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24358426M

Work Description

The Man in the High Castle is an alternate history novel by American writer Philip K. Dick. Published and set in 1962, the novel takes place fifteen years after an alternative ending to World War II, and concerns intrigues between the victorious Axis Powers—primarily, Imperial Japan and Nazi Germany—as they rule over the former United States, as well as daily life under the resulting totalitarian rule. The Man in the High Castle won the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1963. Beginning in 2015, the book was adapted as a multi-season TV series, with Dick's daughter, Isa Dick Hackett, serving as one of the show's producers.

Reported inspirations include Ward Moore's alternate Civil War history, Bring the Jubilee (1953), various classic World War II histories, and the I Ching (referred to in the novel). The novel features a "novel within the novel" comprising an alternate history within this alternate history wherein the Allies defeat the Axis (though in a manner distinct from the actual historical outcome).

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For a week Mr. R. Childan had been anxiously watching the mail.
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For a week Mr R.Childan had been anxiously watching the mail.
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