The Man in the High Castle

Bu romandaki Americana‘ya -Amerikan antiklerine- düşkün Japonlar, bugün ve belki de bir on yıl sonra daha da fazla lüks tüketimin başını çeken/çekecek olan, Çin‘lileri- G. Kore‘yi de katalım ve Uzak Doğu diyelim hatta- akla getiriyor. Ufak bir sapmayla Japon’lar dünyayı ele geçirecek demiş gelecek kurgusunda Philip K. Dick. (Almanya ile birlikte)

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The Man in the High Castle
by, Philip K. Dick
1962

Every thing we take for granted has been a result of the efforts of our past.  America’s status as world super power was a result of D-day and the A-bomb granting US victory over Nazi Germany and Axis Japan.  The development of the 1950’s suburban middle class and the civil rights movement of the 1960’s would not have occurred if the depression era wasn’t overcome by our victory in WWII.  Now imagine a world where that victory hadn’t occurred.  A world where FDR was assassinated before Germany invaded Poland and a world were all of our Pacific naval fleet was destroyed at Pearl Harbor.  This would be a world dominated by Nazi Germany with global eradication of the Jewish race and an expansion of Japanese Empire onto our Pacific Western Coast.  This is the backdrop for Philip K. Dick’s

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