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A Scanner Darkly


Using stunning imagery taken directly from the film this is a revolutionary graphic novel taken from a revolutionary film. Linklater's decision to ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.667


by downtownebooks on Mar 11, 2010

I am a fan of Philip K Dick and a fan of Linklater's animated films. I loved the film and I love the book, which is an amalgam of the story, the movie, a graphic novel and the storyboard for the film. The only thing I'm not as fond of is the oblong format, which doesn't fit with the sci-fi on my shelf ... More


Science fiction as literature

by JeffwithaJ on Oct 21, 2008

A Scanner Darkly is a thought-provoking piece of literature. You might already know that, of course. But if you?re like me and have, until now, (a) never read anything by Philip K. Dick and, despite this utter lack of exposure, (b) kind of pooh-poohed the mere notion of reading his books, you might ... More


Drugs and religion!

by jchibi on Apr 3, 2007

If you've seen the film already then you know it's an excellent book. If you liked Vanilla Sky, Mullholand Dr., and cop and drug film, or even Naked Lunch, then this is the book for you. The druggey dialogue is excellent and the story flows. More

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