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ubik 1st edition

“I am Ubik. Before the universe was, I am. I made the suns. I made the worlds. I created the lives and the places they inhabit; I move them here, I put them there. They go as I say, then do as I tell them. I am the word and my name is never spoken, the name which no one knows. I am called Ubik, but that is not my name. I am. I shall always be.”¬†

In 2005, Time Magazine named Ubik one of the 100 Best English Language Novels since 1923. The 1969 Doubleday printing is one of the rarest Dick first editions.¬†Since I cannot as of yet afford this coveted item I decided to revamp the iconic cover. It is one of my favorite novels by Philip K. Dick and the original image struck me with its simplicity of design. Here’s my edit:

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