Science Fiction Novels

Blade Runner Clans of the Alphane Moon The Cosmic PuppetsCounter-Clock WorldThe Crack in Space Deus Irae The Divine Invasion Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Dr. Bloodmoney Dr. Futurity Eye in the Sky Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said Galactic Pot-Healer The Game Players of Titan The Ganymede TakeoverLies, Inc. The Man in the High Castle The Man Who Japed Martian Time-Slip A Maze of Death Nick and the Glimmung Now Wait for Last YearOur Friends from Frolix 8 The Penultimate Truth Radio Free Albemuth A Scanner Darkly The Simulacra Solar Lottery The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch Time Out of Joint The Transmigration of Timothy Archer Ubik The Unteleported Man VALIS Vulcan's Hammer We Can Build You The World Jones Made World of Chance The Zap Gun

Galactic Pot-Healer (1969)

Galactic Pot-Healer follows Ubik chronologically and continues to delve into the spiritual world with Glimmung a god-like entity at the center of the story. While the story is set in a dystopian oppressive world like many of Philip K Dick's novels, this book stands apart in his oeuvre with its description of a surreal underwater world.

"What could an omnipresent and seemingly omnipotent entity want with a humble pot-healer? Or with the dozens of other odd creatures it has lured to Plowman's Planet? And if the Glimmung is a god, are its ends positive or malign? Combining quixotic adventure, spine-chilling horror, and deliriously paranoid theology, Galactic Pot-Healer is a uniquely Dickian voyage to alternate worlds of the imagination." (back cover of Vintage edition)

The names Glimmung and Plowman's Planet were also used in Philip K. Dick's children book Nick and the Glimmung written in 1966.

New: Foreign editions of Philip K. Dick books.

American Editions

  • Berkley 1969, 144 pages, 60c, paperback
  • Berkley Book Club Edition 1970, 148 pages, hard cover
  • Berkley 1974, 144 pages, 95c, paperback
  • Vintage 1994, 177 pages, $9.00, trade paperback
  • Mariner 2013, 192 pages, $13.95, paperback

British Editions

  • Gollancz 1971, 191 pages, £1.60, hard cover
  • Pan 1972, 1977 156 pages, 25p, paperback
  • Pan 1977, 156 pages, 60p, paperback
  • Grafton 1987, 189 pages, £2.50, paperback
  • Gollancz 2005, 320 pages, £7.99, paperback

Cover Gallery

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Pan, 1977 Grafton, 1987 Vintage, 1994 Gollancz, 2005 Mariner, 2013

Foreign Editions

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