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The Cosmic Puppets  
The Cosmic Puppets
By Philip K. Dick

Originally published in 1957
Trade paperback published by Vintage
Currently available

  Plot Summary:
Yielding to a compulsion he can’t explain, Ted Barton interrupts his vacation in order 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 resemblance 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. Unable to leave, Ted struggles to find the reason for such disturbing incongruities, but before long, he finds himself in the midst of a struggle between good and evil that stretches far beyond the confines of the valley.

"This is a proper small-town horror novel with some good bits of quite spaced out sci-fi in it....It is recommended reading for all lovers of such genre-straddling goodness. " Read more...
    Mike Philbin, The Zone

The Cosmic Puppets Cover Art Gallery

Cosmic Puppets
Cosmic Puppets 2 (British)
Cosmic Puppets 3
Cosmic Puppets 4 (Hungary. Boros Zoltan es Szikszai Gabor, artist)
Cosmic Puppets 5 (Bulgarian)
Cosmic Puppets 6 (French) Artist: Raymond Hermange
Cosmic Puppets 7 (Japan)
Cosmic Puppets 8 (French)
Cosmic Puppets 9 (Portugese)
Cosmic Puppets 10 (Italian)
Cosmic Puppets 11 (Italian)
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