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Ubik Chapter Summary & Analysis - 1 Summary

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1 Summary

Glen Runciter receives a telephone call from one of his technicians at Runciter Associates. He tells Mr. Runiciter that the most powerful telepath on earth has escaped their attentions. A couple of Runiciter's people followed him to a hotel, but at 3.30, his position on the identimap disappeared. Mr. Runciter tells the technician he will consult his dead wife. He leaves New York and travels to the Beloved Brethren Moratorium in Zurich. Here he meets the owner Herbert Schoenheit von Vogelsang. He tells Mr. Runciter to go through and talk to his wife, but Mr. Runciter says it is a very private business matter and he needs to talk to her somewhere quiet. Von Vogelsang orders an employee to bring Ella into his office.

1 Analysis

The book starts with one of Runciter's employers calling him in the middle of the night. Immediately Dick gets into the story, explaining that a...

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