The cult classic that can still change your life... Let the dice decide! This is the philosophy that changes the life of bored psychiatrist Luke Rhinehart - and in some ways changes the world as well. Because once you hand over your life to the dice, anything can happen. Entertaining, humorous, scary, shocking, subversive, The Dice Man is one of the cult bestsellers of our time.… (more)
I am a large man, with big butcher's hands, great oak thighs, rock-jawed head, and massive, thick-lens glasses.
In the beginning was Chance, and Chance was with God and Chance was God.
Information from the Dutch Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
1. I hated myself and the world because I had failed to face an accept the limitations of my self and of life. In literature this refusal is called romanticsim; in psychology neurosis. The assumption is that a limited and bored self is the unavoidable, all embracing norm.
2. Love, one of society's many socially accepted forms of madness.
3. Success and failure mean simply the satisfaction and frustration of desire.
Information from the Swedish Common Knowledge. Edit to localize it to your language.
Luke Reinhart is a psychiatrist, a husband and a father, his life locked down by routine and order - until he picks up the dice. The dice govern his every decision and each throw takes him further into a world of risk, discovery and freedom. As the cult of the dice grows around him the old order fades: chance becomes his religion, the dice his god.