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Poll Question: which of these famous authers with Dick in surname do you like most
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    Posted: February 18 2017 at 07:57
One is one of the founding Gothic novel authers, one is one of the most remarkable science fiction authors and Emily is among the most important poets of her time and ever. Famous pens whom have made impact on many fields inside littersture and also in other media and society in general.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Logan Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 18 2017 at 08:38
Bah, humbug, some might say, but as a major Dickhead, it has to be Philip K. for me.   He's a particular favourite author of mine. If I were to choose three favourite novels of his: "The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch", "Ubik", and "Dr. Bloodmoney, or How We Got Along After the Bomb".
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote BaldJean Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 18 2017 at 10:08
her name is "Emily Dickinson". I vote for Charles Dickens


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I like Dickens but PKDick is one of my favorite sci-fi authors of all time and as I mentioned in the other sci-fi thread I have a personal letter from him....so it has to be PK for me..
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 21 2017 at 02:14
No vote. I know a bit of Charles Dickens, the name of Emily Dickinson and nothing at all of PKDick. I am a bit more familiar with the work of Derek W. Dick. But that's not what I'm here for. I stumble in to give a honourable mention.

With a recent discussion about simplicity versus complexity, a band called House of Rabbits cleared for inclusion and this thread going on at the same time, my thoughts are bent towards Dick Bruna, writer and illustrator of children's books, who passed away a few days ago aged 89 (RIP). He was one of the two men who put the place where I live on the world map during the second half of the 20th century (the other was Anton Geesink, who became big in Japan) and managed to impress the world with works of great simplicity. He is best known for Nijntje, who is known abroad as Miffy.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote AZF Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: February 21 2017 at 06:58
Despite being from the land of Dickens, Philip K. Dick every time!

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Triceratopsoil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 17 2017 at 12:10
Dick's death was the death of American middlebrow literature
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote omphaloskepsis Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 19 2017 at 18:04
I voted Philip K Dick even though Charles Dickens enthralls me.  I've read 20 novels between the two.  Two of my favorite authors.

Emily Dickinson?  Meh.  As a kid, we used to randomly open an Emily Dickinson book of poetry and sing the poem to the tune of "The Yellow Rose of Texas."
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Dark Elf Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 19 2017 at 18:44
Originally posted by dr wu23 dr wu23 wrote:

I like Dickens but PKDick is one of my favorite sci-fi authors of all time and as I mentioned in the other sci-fi thread I have a personal letter from him....so it has to be PK for me..

But Wu, you're nearly old enough to have gotten a personal letter from Dickens! LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 20 2017 at 14:05
Originally posted by The Dark Elf The Dark Elf wrote:

Originally posted by dr wu23 dr wu23 wrote:

I like Dickens but PKDick is one of my favorite sci-fi authors of all time and as I mentioned in the other sci-fi thread I have a personal letter from him....so it has to be PK for me..

But Wu, you're nearly old enough to have gotten a personal letter from Dickens! LOL

Wow...that was rude.....but then it is you.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The T Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 21 2017 at 18:12
I picture a Dicklike author with a gigantic head and a rather weak body.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Upbeat Tango Monday Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 30 2017 at 11:28
Philip K. Dick
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