The Zap Gun
Avg rating 3.00
3.00 stars
Give rating
star1
star2
star3
star4
star5
star6
star7
star8
star9
star10

Ratings (1)
Statistics

The Zap Gun

by Philip K. Dick
Release date: 1967
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction

Scaldingly sarcastic yet enduringly empathetic, The Zap Gun is Dick's remarkable novel depicting the insanity of the arms race. Lars Powderdry and Lilo Topchev are counterpart weapons fashion designers for a world divided into two factions – Wes-bloc and Peep-East. Since the Plowshare Protocols of 2002, their job has been to invent elaborate weapons that only seem massively lethal. But when alien satellites hostile to both sides appear in the sky, the two are brought together in the dire hope that they can create a weapon to save the world, a task made all the more difficult by Lars falling in love with Lilo even as he knows she’s trying to kill him.

updated 2010-09-07

Other books you might like

Saga: Volume Four (Saga, #4)ArtemisPoseidon's Wake (Poseidon's Children, #3)Through the Ever Night (Under the Never Sky trilogy, #2)Sky Key (Endgame, #2)
Online 34 visitors
Newest member: yashaswini gupta
Total members: 5812