Everything you need to understand or teach The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch.
The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch is a novel by Philip K. Dick. It is set in the future, when an illegal hallucinatory drug called Can-D is very popular. However, explorer and businessman Palmer Eldritch soon arrives back in the solar system after supposedly discovering an alternative to Can-D. Eldritch begins to manufacture and sell Chew-Z. However, central character barney Mayerson and Leo Bulero soon discover that Chew-Z may actually serve a sinister purpose. The novel explores themes of perception, reality, pain, spiritualism, and morality.