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103

1964

Jan 1965

Precious Artifact

The Unteleported Man

6000 wds

FIRST PUBLICATION

 HISTORY:

   "Retreat Syndrome" arrived at the SMLA on Dec 23, 1963. The story was first published in Worlds Of Tomorrow in Jan 1965. No comments on the story have been found.

    A fairly complicated story, "Retreat Syndrome" is about a man who believes the world around him is not real and despite the efforts of his psychiatrist he continues to believe that he killed his wife on Ganymede for betraying the Revolution. He tries to kill his wife again but are his delusions real, or is he only imagining things?

    "Retreat Syndrome" is worth


Other magazine and Anthology appearances

1969 Ace, pb, 67800, Apr 1969, 317pp, $0.95 (Leo and Diane Dillon) [CG: - A146]       
1987   THE COLLECTED STORIES OF PHILIP K. DICK, Vol.5  
       

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Collector’s Notes

Ken Lopez: "Retreat Syndrome" in Worlds of Tomorrow, Jan 1965 (1st). VG+. Signed by the author. $150


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