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A Scanner Darkly (1977)

A Scanner Darkly borrows from real life events of Philip K. Dick's life when he lived in San Rafael, CA, in the early seventies, a low point in his life, where he was involved with drugs and drug users. The book was made into a movie by Richard Linklater.

New: Foreign editions of Philip K. Dick books.

American Editions

  • Doubleday 1977, 220 pages, $6.95, hard cover
  • Doubleday SF Book Club Edition 1977, 220 pages, $2.98, hard cover
  • Del Rey 1977, 220 pages, $1.95, paperback
  • Daw 1984, 222 pages, $2.50, paperback
  • Vintage 1991, 222 pages, $10.00, trade paperback
  • In "Counterfeit Unrealities", SF Book Club Edition, 2002, $14.99, 724 pages, hard cover
  • Vintage 2006, 279 pages, $12.95, trade paperback, movie tie in edition.
  • in "Five Novels of the 1960s and 70s", Library of America 2008, 1000 pages, $40.00, hard cover
  • Mariner 2011, 304 pages, $13.95, trade paperback

British Editions

  • Gollancz 1977, 220 pages, £3.50, hard cover
  • Granada 1978, 254 pages, 95p, paperback
  • Grafton 1987, 254 pages, £2.50, paperback (reprinted in 1990)
  • Voyager 1996, 256 pages, paperback
  • Gollancz 1999, 217 pages, £6.99, trade paperback, cover by Chris Moore
  • In "Five Great Novels", Gollancz, 2004, 841 pages, £12.99, trade paperback and 2008, 841 pages, £14.99, trade paperback
  • Gollancz 2006, 219 pages, £6.99, trade paperback, movie tie in edition
  • Phoenix 2012, 224 pages, £7.99, trade paperback
  • Gollancz 2013(?), 224 pages, £8.99, trade paperback

Cover Gallery

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Daw, 1984 Grafton, 1987 Vintage, 1991 Voyager, 1996 Gollancz, 1999
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SFBCE, 2002 Gollancz, 2004 Gollancz, 2006 Vintage, 2007 Library of America, 2008
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Gollancz, 2008 Mariner, 2011 Phoenix, 2012 Gollancz, 2013

Foreign Editions

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A Scanner Darkly, graphic novel based on the screenplay by Richard Linklater

  • Pantheon, July 2006, 189 pages, $23.95, hard cover
  • Orion/Gollancz, Sept 2006, £10.99, 189 pages, trade paperback