|Plot Summary of Galactic Pot-Healer|
|"GALACTIC POT-HEALER is a book written by Philip K. Dick in 1969.
Joe Fernwright is an out-of-work pot-healer who is hired by The Glimmung, a huge creature living on the Plowman's planet. Leaving the earthian repressive society, Joe must join several other craftsmen who will help The Glimmung to raise from the bottom of the ocean MARE NOSTRUM an ancient temple called Heldscalla. By doing so, peace will be brought back to the planet.
One of the greatest Philip K. Dick's books."
Daniel Staebler, Resident Scholar
|"An unemployed potter in a near future earth is visited by the manifestation of an alien from a far off planet. The alien is seeking help lifting a cathedral from the bottom of an ocean and fixing it up."
Jason Seward, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Galactic Pot-Healer|
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FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
- magical artifact
- search for identity/new understanding
- change of heart
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- small businessman
- near future (later in 21st century)
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- inhabited by friendly aliens
- neutral aliens
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Accounts of torture and death?
- no torture/death
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- none/very little science jargon needed
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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