The Cosmic Puppets (Gollancz SF S.)
by Philip K. Dick
Gollancz Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 0575076704
Date: 12 January, 2006 List Price £6.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK /
Another early Phillip K. Dick work (1957) brought by Gollancz to a whole new generation of readers. Disturbing and unsettling stuff.
"Yielding to a compulsion he can't explanin, Ted Barton interrupts his vacation to visit the town of his birth, Millgate, Virginia. But upon entering the sleepy, isolated little hamlet, Ted is distraught to find that the place bears no resemblence to the one he left behind - and never did. He also discovers that in this Millgate, Ted Barton died of scarlet fever when he was nine years old. Perhaps even more troubling is the fact that it is literally impossible to escape..."