By Philip K. Dick, Jonathan Lethem, Pamela Jackson
"A nice and calamitous series of arguments with the universe: poignant, terrifying, ludicrous, and marvelous. The Exegesis is one of these ebook linked to legends and madmen, yet Dick wasn’t a legend and he wasn’t mad. He lived between us, and was once a genius."—Jonathan Lethem
Based on millions of pages of typed and handwritten notes, magazine entries, letters, and tale sketches, The Exegesis of Philip ok. Dick is the really good and inventive ultimate paintings of an writer who committed his existence to wondering the character of fact and conception, the malleability of area and time, and the connection among the human and the divine. Edited and brought by means of Pamela Jackson and Jonathan Lethem, it will be the definitive presentation of Dick’s fantastic, and epic, ultimate paintings.
In The Exegesis, Dick files his eight-year try and fathom what he known as "2-3-74," a postmodern visionary event of the complete universe "transformed into information." In entries that typically ran to hundreds and hundreds of pages, Dick attempted to jot down his method into the center of a cosmic secret that established his powers of mind's eye and invention to the restrict, including to, revising, and discarding conception after concept, blending in goals and visionary studies as they happened, and pulling all of it jointly in 3 overdue novels referred to as the VALIS trilogy. during this abridgment, Jackson and Lethem function courses, taking the reader in the course of the Exegesis and developing connections with moments in Dick’s lifestyles and paintings.