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

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

This was my first time reading Philip K. Dick and I really enjoyed his writing style. I can't quite put my finger on what exactly draws me to him yet. I will need to read more of his books. Otherwise ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Jon - Goodreads

It's been ages since I last read this, high school I believe. I like it a lot more now than I did then, but I do think I'm still finding it hard to separate from Blade Runner - one of my favorite ... 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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