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Transmigration of timothy archer

The final book in Philip K. Dick's VALIS trilogy, The Transmigration of Timothy Archer brings the author's search for the identity and nature of God to a close. The novel follows Bishop Timothy Archer as he travels to Israel, ostensibly to examine ancient scrolls bearing the words of Christ. But, more importantly, this leads him to examine the decisions he made during his life and how they may have contributed to the suicide of his mistress and son. This introspective book is one of Dick's most philosophical and literary, delving into the mysteries of religion and of faith itself. As one of Dick's final works, it also provides unique insight into the mind of a genius, whose work was still in the process of maturing at the time of his death.

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  • "Transmigration of Timothy Archer"@pl

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  • "Bishop Timothy Archer, formerly a lawyer, searches for God by means of mysticism, seances, and a quest for the source of records--written earlier than the Bible--of Christ's life on earth."
  • "The final book in Philip K. Dick's VALIS trilogy, The Transmigration of Timothy Archer brings the author's search for the identity and nature of God to a close. The novel follows Bishop Timothy Archer as he travels to Israel, ostensibly to examine ancient scrolls bearing the words of Christ. But, more importantly, this leads him to examine the decisions he made during his life and how they may have contributed to the suicide of his mistress and son. This introspective book is one of Dick's most philosophical and literary, delving into the mysteries of religion and of faith itself. As one of Dick's final works, it also provides unique insight into the mind of a genius, whose work was still in the process of maturing at the time of his death."@en
  • "The final novel in the trilogy that also includes Valis and The divine invasion, is an anguished, learned, and very moving investigation of the paradoxes of belief. It is the story of Timothy Archer, an urbane Episcopal bishop haunted by the suicides of his son and mistress and driven by them into a bizarre quest for the identity of Christ."
  • "A journey leads Bishop Timothy Archer to examine the decisions he's made in life and how they might relate to his mistress's and son's suicides."

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  • "Religious fiction"
  • "Americké romány"
  • "American fiction"
  • "Fantastyka naukowa amerykańska"@pl
  • "Powieść amerykańska"@pl
  • "Electronic books"
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Science fiction"@en
  • "Science fiction"

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  • "Převtělení Timothyho Archera"
  • "Transmigrat︠s︡ii︠a︡ Timoti Archera"
  • "Transmigration of timothy archer"@en
  • "The transmigration of Timothy Archer"@en
  • "The transmigration of Timothy Archer"
  • "Трансмиграция Тимоти Арчера"
  • "The Transmigration of Timothy Archer"@en
  • "Transmigracja Timothy'ego Archera"@pl
  • "Timothy Archerin sielunvaellus"@fi