Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?

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Orion, Apr 1, 2010 - Fiction - 208 pages
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World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, in search of the renegade replicants who were his prey. When he wasn't 'retiring' them with his laser weapon,

he dreamed of owning a live animal - the ultimate status symbol in a world all but bereft of animal life.

Then Rick got his chance: the assignment to kill six Nexus-6 targets, for a huge reward. But in Deckard's world things were never that simple, and his assignment quickly turned into a nightmare kaleidoscope of subterfuge and deceit - and the threat of death for the hunter rather than the hunted ...

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Phillip K. Dick's writing is rapid and easy to read. - Goodreads
Interesting beginning to a terrible plot line. - Goodreads
The premise is great. - Goodreads
The prose felt labored at times. - Goodreads
I thought this was fun to read, with a good pace. - Goodreads
really enjoyed the ending. - Goodreads

Review: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Blade Runner #1)

User Review  - LoLo - Goodreads

The third star is for the interesting way some of the story unfolded. Otherwise, this one falls a bit flat for me. It's basically a day-in-the-life glance at a bounty hunter's morally taxing job of ... Read full review

Review: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Blade Runner #1)

User Review  - Marian Genther - Goodreads

As we're finishing out the remaining decade, it might be an easy task for people, such as us, to make semi-accurate predictions to what the 2020's may entail. Now, if by chance, we were asked to make ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) was born in Chicago but lived in California for most of his life. He went to college at Berkeley for a year, ran a record store and had his own classical-music show on a local radio station. He published his first short story, BEYOND LIES THE WUB in 1952. Among his many fine novels are THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, TIME OUT OF JOINT, DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? and FLOW MY TEARS, THE POLICEMAN SAID.

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