It began with a blinding light, a divine revelation from a mysterious intelligence that called itself VALIS. And with that, the fabric of reality was ...Show synopsisIt began with a blinding light, a divine revelation from a mysterious intelligence that called itself VALIS. And with that, the fabric of reality was ripped open and laid bare so that anything seemed possible, but nothing seemed quite right. Part science fiction, part theological detective story ? in which God plays both the missing person and the perpetrator of the ultimate crime, VALIS is both disorienting and eerily funny, and a joy to read.Hide synopsis
Description:Berkey, John. Fine. F- 227 p. 1st edition, paperback original...Berkey, John. Fine. F- 227 p. 1st edition, paperback original from Bantam, 1981. FINE MINUS, just the lightest wear. John Berkey cover art.
Description:Fine. Unmarked, unread 4th Bantam printing (10/81) with tanning...Fine. Unmarked, unread 4th Bantam printing (10/81) with tanning pages and insides of covers. Without flaws other than light shop wear. 227 p. Includes illustrations.
Description:[0-948893-16-8] 1987, 1st hardcover trade edition. () Fine in...[0-948893-16-8] 1987, 1st hardcover trade edition. () Fine in fine dust jacket. 256pp. Octavo with black cloth boards and gilt lettering on spine. B&W illustrated frontispiece. Text block is clean and tight. The first in Dick's VALIS trilogy, when the protagonist believes he is seeing visions that expose hidden facts of reality he and his friends decide to pursue their legitimacy through research. Contains an afterword by fellow sci-fi author Kim Stanley Robinson.
Description:Roberts, Keith. 256, 45 p. 1st Limited Edition hardcover from...Roberts, Keith. 256, 45 p. 1st Limited Edition hardcover from Kerosina (UK), 1987. SIGNED BY KIM STANLEY ROBINSON (afterword). 1 of 250 such numbered copies. FINE IN FINE DJ AND SLIPCASE. Additionally signed and inscribed by Tim Powers, the basis for the "David" character in the book. Also includes separate hardcover volume, COSMOGONY AND COSMOLOGY, a non-fiction PKD work. This volume sports an intro by Paul Williams. Keith Roberts jacket and frontis for Valis. C & C was issued w/o DJ.
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