Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Volume 2

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Gollancz, 2010 - Androids - 193 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
My enjoyment was hindered by some of the action scenes. - Goodreads
The ending is a bit disappointing as well. - Goodreads
Really interesting premise. - Goodreads
I thought this was fun to read, with a good pace. - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Ian Suddreth - Goodreads

Not really my cup of tea but a good book nonetheless. It was more focused on the ideas than the characters in my opinion. And while it did capture some great ideas, the characterization was lacking or so indirect that I didn't really notice it. Read full review

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

User Review  - Thomas - Goodreads

This my third time reading this book and as much as I like it the movie Blade Runner is better, Dick before he died was very excited about the script for it, though he died before seeing it. Still ... 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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