Science Behind the Fiction

In 1962, Philip K. Dick published The Man in the High Castle, a novel that went on to win the Hugo Award for Best Novel the following year. It tells the story of an alternate history in which the Axis powers won World War II.

Now a live-action series produced by Amazon, The Man in the High Castle takes the notion of alternate realities a step further with its own, in-world novel entitled The Grasshopper Lies Heavy, which outlines a second alternate history wherein Germany and Japan did not win the war, bringing the whole thing full circle.

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