The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, Paperback

The Transmigration of Timothy Archer Paperback

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Episcopal bishop Timothy Archer is haunted by the suicides of his son and mistress, and must cope with the implications of the discovery of a religious artefact.

These events drive him into a quest for the identity of Christ. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer is Philip K. Dick's last completed novel and a learned, moving investigation of the paradoxes of belief.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Science fiction
  • ISBN: 9780575099012



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Through a constant fight of religion versus philosophy and reason versus belief, a fairly linearand uneventful plot unravels through a set of characters, all of them more or less unattractive or despicable in their own way. This is the work of a highly intelligent mind who could use is knowledge, his awareness of his own mental illness and his mastery of writing to serve an extremely compelling read that leaves you more open to the great existential questions of the human race.