Galactic Pot-healer

Galactic Pot-healer

eBook - 1994
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The Glimmung wants Joe Fernwright. Fernwright is a pot-healer - a repairer of ceramics - in a drably utilitarian future where such skills have little value. The Glimmung is a being that looks something like a gyroscope, something like a teenaged girl, and something like the contents of an ocean. What's more, it may be divine. And, like certain gods of old Earth, it has a bad temper. What could an omnipresent and seemingly omnipotent entity want with a humble pot-healer? Or with the dozens of other odd creatures it has lured to Plowman's Planet? And if the Glimmung is a god, are its ends positive or malign? Combining quixotic adventure, spine-chilling horror, and deliriously paranoid theology, Galactic Pot-Healer is a uniquely Dickian voyage to alternate worlds of the imagination.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1994
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
Characteristics: 177 p. ; 21 cm

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theorbys Mar 27, 2014

As good as many better known PKD novels. It's thoughtful and a pleasure to read.

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