The Zap Gun

The Zap Gun

Philip K. Dick

In this biting satire, the chilly struggle could have ended, however the japanese and western governments by no means instructed their electorate. as a substitute they created an intricate ruse, in which either side comes up with more and more outlandish doomsday weapons—weapons that don’t paintings. but if extraterrestrial beings invade, the most sensible designers of either side need to come jointly to make a true doomsday device—if they don’t kill one another first.

With its mixture of romance, espionage, and alien invasion, The Zap Gun skewers the military-industrial complicated in a fashion that’s as appropriate at the present time because it was once on the peak of the chilly War.

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