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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

11 Ratings: 3.8
A book by Philip K. Dick

"The most consistently brilliant science fiction writer in the world."  --John Brunner  THE INSPIRATION FOR BLADERUNNER. . .  Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? was published in 1968. Grim and foreboding, even today it … see full wiki

Author: Philip K. Dick
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher: Del Rey
2 reviews about Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
review by . August 28, 2009
My mission, should I decide to accept it, is to review this Philip K. Dick novel with little or no reference to "Blade Runner", the movie it inspired. Here we go.    Bad news first - even more than most of PKD's classic work, "Electric Sheep" explains everything to you. It's full of historical data, telling you that in the future of its setting, war has left clouds of radioactive dust all over creation, endangering the mentality and reproductive health of pretty nearly every …
review by . January 12, 2000
Pros: Good story, quick read     Cons: It's NOT the movie...(if you're a fan)     Philip K. Dick's novel of America a few years from now is the basis of the cult classic film Blade Runner. Although the film is magnificent, the novel stands alone as a unique and quality work. The main character's primary motivation is completely overlooked in the film and it is strangely compelling with sadly tragic results. The contrast between the man that "retires" …
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