Volume I: The King of the Elves

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Philip K. Dick

Narrated By: Kate Rudd

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Date: May 2016

Duration: 20 hours 11 minutes


Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was a prolific and award-winning writer, creating thirty-six novels and five short story collections that have inspired readers for decades. Popular movies such as Total Recall (We Can Remember It For You Wholesale), Blade Runner (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?), and Minority Report owe their success to the author''s vast and creative catalog. Philip K. Dick''s stories share his vision of the future which turns a mirror on societal themes like greed, government distrust, and the obsession with "bigger and better," showing how we can be our own greatest enemy.

The King of the Elves is the first installment in Philip K. Dick''s five-volume short story collection. Included are

•"The Little Movement": Toys, determined to defeat the adults of the world, infiltrate homes by manipulating children

•"Meddler": Technology called "The Dip" allows people to observe historical events, but when they develop a new version that shows them the future, the dangers of foresight wreak havoc on the past

•"The King of the Elves": Shadrach Jones is given a great responsibility when elves gather at his filling station and talk of a war with trolls

•And 23 more riveting stories from this master of Science-Fiction.


Volume I: The King of the Elves

by Philip K. Dick

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