Beyond the Door
By Philip K. Dick
Did you ever wonder at the lonely life the bird in a cuckoo clock has to lead—that it might possibly love and hate just as easily as a real animal of flesh and blood? Philip Dick used that idea for this brief fantasy tale. We're sure that after reading it you'll give cuckoo clocks more respect.
Published in: 1954
Word count: 2,391 words (≈ 10 minutes)
Copyright: This work is available for countries where copyright is Life+70 and in the USA.