Science Fiction Novels

Blade Runner Clans of the Alphane Moon The Cosmic PuppetsCounter-Clock WorldThe Crack in Space Deus Irae The Divine Invasion Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Dr. Bloodmoney Dr. Futurity Eye in the Sky Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said Galactic Pot-Healer The Game Players of Titan The Ganymede TakeoverLies, Inc. The Man in the High Castle The Man Who Japed Martian Time-Slip A Maze of Death Nick and the Glimmung Now Wait for Last YearOur Friends from Frolix 8 The Penultimate Truth Radio Free Albemuth A Scanner Darkly The Simulacra Solar Lottery The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch Time Out of Joint The Transmigration of Timothy Archer Ubik The Unteleported Man VALIS Vulcan's Hammer We Can Build You The World Jones Made World of Chance The Zap Gun

Valis (1981)

VALIS is a science fiction novel by Philip K. Dick. The title is an acronym for Vast Active Living Intelligence System, Dick's vision of God. It is the first book in the VALIS trilogy of novels, the others being The Divine Invasion (1981), and The Transmigration of Timothy Archer (1982). VALIS represents Dick's last major work before he died.

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American Editions

  • Bantam 1981, 227 pages, $2.25, paperback
  • Bantam 1981, 227 pages, $2.50, paperback
  • Bantam-Spectra 1985, 227 pages, $2.95, paperback
  • in "The Valis Trilogy", Quality Paperback 1989, 752 pages, $11.95, trade paperback
  • in "The Valis Trilogy", Book of the Month Club 1990, 752 pages, $13.95, hard cover
  • Vintage 1991, 241 pages, $10.00, trade paperback
  • in "Valis and Later Novels", Library of America, 2009, 864 pages, $35, hard cover
  • Mariner 2011, 288 pages, $13.95, trade paperback

British Editions

  • Corgi 1981, 227 pages, £1.25, paperback
  • Kerosina 1987, 256 pages, £75.00, hard cover (edition limited to 25 copies, distributed with Cosmogony and Cosmology, signed by Kim Stanley, tipped-in Dick signature, cover not shown).
  • Kerosina 1987, 256 pages, £37.50, hard cover (edition limited to 275 copies, distributed with Cosmogony and Cosmology, signed by Kim Stanley)
  • Kerosina 1987, 256 pages, £13.95 (edition limited to 2200 copies, distributed with Cosmogony and Cosmology)
  • Grafton 1992, 271 pages, £6.99, paperback
  • Gollancz 2001, 272 pages, £6.99, trade paperback
  • Phoenix 2012, 272 pages, £7.99, trade paperback
  • Gollancz 2012, SF Masterworks Series, 272 pages, £7.99, trade paperback

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Bantam, 1981 Corgi, 1981 Bantam, 1985 Kerosina, 1987 Kerosina, 1987
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Quality Paperback, 1989 SFBCE, 1990 Vintage, 1991 Grafton, 1992 Gollancz, 2001
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Mariner, 2011 Gollancz, 2012

Foreign Editions

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