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Author: Philip K Dick
Publisher: London : Gollancz, 2006.
Series: SF masterworks, 20.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Substance D - otherwise known as Death - is the most dangerous drug ever to find its way on to the black market. It destroys the links between the brain's two hemispheres, leading first to disorientation and then to complete and irreversible brain damage. Bob Arctor, undercover narcotics agent, is trying to find a lead to the source of supply, but to pass as an addict he must become a user, and soon, without knowing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Dick
ISBN: 057507681X 9780575076815 9781780220420 1780220421 1400096901 1857988477 9781400096909 9781857988475 0575078928 9780575078925
OCLC Number: 62306490
Notes: Film tie-in.
Originally published: 1977.
Awards: Winner of British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel 1979 (UK)
Short-listed for John W Campbell Award 1978 (UK)
Description: pages cm.
Series Title: SF masterworks, 20.
Responsibility: Philip K. Dick.

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