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Calling this book "unusual" is like calling nanotechnology "small." Due to an unexplained effect called the "Hobart Phase" time is effectively moving in reverse; people are being "reborn" out of graveyards, calling to those above to be dug up. Dick uses this striking premise to explore a variety of religious ideas about death and immortality, adorning each chapter with a religious (usually scholastic) quote.
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