On the arid colony of Mars the only thing more precious that water may be a ten-year old schizophenic boy named Manfred Steiner. For although the UN has slated ‘anomalous’ children for deportation and destruction, other people — especially Supreme Goodmember Arnie Kott of the Water Workers' Union — suspect that Manfred's disorder may be a window into the future.
But What sort of Future? And what happens to those unfortunates whom Manfred ushers into it? In Martian Time-Slip, Philip K Dick, the incomparable genius of speculative fiction, uses power politics and extraterrestrial real estate scams, adultery, and murder to penetrate the mysteries of being and time.
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