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Self-Published Recreation of Philip K. Dick’s Final Project

n1648.jpgTurned down by mainstream publishers, the widow of famed science fiction author Philip K. Dick has taken her husband’s final, unfinished project to the print-on-demand company, CreateSpace.

Tessa Dick was Dick’s last wife before he died of a stroke, leaving behind plans to write a book entitled The Owl in Daylight. “I attempted to recreate the masterpiece that he had in mind, even though he left few clues about the story,” she explained, according to the Guardian.

For the last few years, Paul Giamatti has been working on a surreal biopic about Dick’s last days, a project that bears the same name as the self-published novel. In 2007, the actor explained: “The idea is to take one of his last stories and put him as a character in the story … A lot of his stories were about reality getting bent around, so we’re trying to do that.” (via jafurtado)

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