Phillip Kindred Dick (1928-1982) received popularity as an American writer who focused on the publication of science fiction books. He explored the philosophical and social orientated genres. He concentrated on social impact occurrences because of drug abuse, alternate realities and authoritarian regimes in his books. Dick moved to San Francisco Bay at a young age and published several science fiction novels. In 1962 he wrote an alternative history book named The Man in the High Castle. He won the Hugo Award for Best Novel and the John W. Campbell Memorial Prize for Best Science Fiction Book. Several of his novels became film productions, for example, Blade Runner (1982) and Total Recall (1990 and 2012). Other novels who transformed into films include Minority Report (2002), The Adjustment Bureau (2011) and A Scanner Darkly (2006).
Dick started his education at Berkeley High School in California and joined the University of California, Berkeley, over a short time. He concluded that a human’s internal awareness opposes the meaning of external reality. His writing career remained extensively interesting with taking part in novel writing, music, film, fiction and many other opportunities.
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