By Philip K. Dick
Jones prévoyait l'avenir. Non pas à l. a. façon obscure d'un diseur de bonne aventure, mais de manière précise, dans tous ses détails. Il se souvenait de l'avenir. L'ennui, c'était que son don était limité à une année. Et le drame, c'était qu'il ne pouvait rien changer à ce futur certain.
Il savait ce qui allait lui arriver. Et ce qui allait arriver à toute l'humanité en un temps où d'étranges créatures, les dériveurs tombaient de l'espace interstellaire sur toutes les planètes du système solaire, y compris l. a. Terre.
De quoi devenir un Prophète, un Messie, bouleverser l'ordre déjà ébranlé d'une Terre mal en element et los angeles charger des chaînes de l'avenir. Pour l'Eternité ?
Cet étonnant roman de Philip ok. Dick, le deuxième qu'il publia, en 1956, et l'un de ceux qu'il préférait, préfigure l'univers qu'il allait développer dans ces oeuvres principales. Plus étrangement encore, il discover le thème du prophète absolu et de son calvaire, que Frank Herbert développera dans Dune.
Il est aujourd'hui réédité dans une model révisée et complétée, conforme à l'édition originale.
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Les chaines de l'avenir by Philip K. Dick