The Man in the High Castle
- Philip K. Dick (author) and Heidi North (covers)
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- Vintage Books
- Alternate history and science fiction
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The Axis powers of Japan and Germany win WWII and divide the world among themselves. The story follows a small number of characters in this alternate history. The title comes from a fictitious novel called The Grasshopper Lies Heavy, written by Hawthorne Abendsen. Grasshopper is about an alternate history (from the novel's point of view) where the Allied forces won WWII. Being a heretical notion, Abendsen perpetuates a myth that he lives in a fortified house (castle); hence the title.
It was a riveting read, but I was left wondering what the point of the novel was.
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