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Philip K. Dick

Le maître du haut-château


1948, fin de la Seconde Guerre mondiale et capitulation des

Alliés ; le Reich et l'Empire du Soleil levant se partagent le

monde. Vingt ans plus tard, dans les Etats-Pacifiques

d'Amérique sous domination nippone, la vie a repris son

cours. L'occupant a apporté avec lui sa philosophie et son art

de vivre. A San Francisco, le Yi King, ou Livre des mutations,

est devenu un guide spirituel pour de nombreux Américains,

tel Robert Chidan, ce petit négociant en objets de collection

made in USA. Certains Japonais, comme M. Tagomi, grand

amateur de culture américaine d'avant-guerre, dénichent chez

lui d'authentiques merveilles. D'ailleurs, que pourrait-il offrir à

M. Baynes, venu spécialement de Suède pour conclure un

contrat commercial avec lui ? Seul le Yi King le sait. Tandis

qu'un autre livre, qu'on s'échange sous le manteau, fait

également beaucoup parler de lui : Le poids de la sauterelle

raconte un monde où les Alliés, en 1945, auraient gagné la

Seconde Guerre mondiale...

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2012
Publisher: J'ai lu
Pages: 346
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782290035474
ISBN 10: 2290035475

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Le maître du haut-château