The Man Who Japed is Dick's mesmerizing and terrifying
tale of a society so eager for order that it will
sacrifice anything, including its freedom. Newer York
is a post-holocaust city governed by the laws of an oppressively rigid morality.
Highly mobile and miniature robots monitor the behavior of every citizen, and the s
lightest transgression can spell personal doom. Allen Purcell is one of the few people
who has the capacity to literally change the way of the world, and once he's offered a high-profile job
that acts as guardian of public ethics, he sets out to do precisely that. But first he must deal with the
head in his closet.