By Philip K. Dick, Roger Zelazny
An artist searches for God so he can paint his portrait in Philip ok. Dick's collaboration with Roger Zelazny. After international conflict III, the Servants of Wrath cult deified the mysterious Carlton Lufteufel, writer of the doomsday weapon that burnt up a lot of humanity. yet to worship the guy, they wish a picture of him as a god, and nobody has ever visible him. So the excessive monks ship a limbless grasp painter named Tibor McMasters into the barren region on a undertaking to discover Lufteufel and trap his likeness. regrettably for Tibor, the nation's final Christians don't need him to be successful and are prepared to kill to make sure that the so-called Deus Irae continues to be hidden. This hallucinatory story via a nuclear wilderness asks what rate the artist needs to pay for paintings and attempts to determine simply what makes a god.
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