Lies, Inc by Philip K Dick

Lies IncThis is the final, expanded version of the novella “The Unteleported Man”, which Dick worked on shortly before his death.

“In this wry, paranoid vision of the future, overpopulation has turned cities into crammed industrial anthills. For those sick of this dystopian reality, one corporation, Trails of Hoffman, Inc., promises an alternative: Take a teleport to Whale’s Mouth, a colonised planet billed as the supreme paradise. The only catch is that you can never comeback. When a neurotic man named Rachmael ben Applebaum discovers that the promotional films of happy crowds cheering their newfound existence on Whale’s Mouth are faked, he decides to pilot a spaceship on the eighteen-year journey there to see if anyone wants to return.”

Lies, Inc is available from Gollancz £8.99

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