Blade Runner

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Ballantine Books, 1982 - Fiction - 216 pages
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It was January 2021, and Rick Deckard had a license to kill.
Somewhere among the hordes of humans out there, lurked several rogue androids. Deckard's assignmet--find them and then..."retire" them. Trouble was, the androids all looked exactly like humans, and they didn't want to be found!

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

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Getting inside the head of Philip K. Dick is one of the most interesting literary adventures I have ever taken. Read full review

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

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Finally read the PKD classic after all these years, and have to say I really enjoyed it. The story cleverly explores what it means to be human by the use of non-human androids and their lack of ... Read full review

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About the author (1982)

Phillip Kindred Dick was an American science fiction writer best known for his psychological portrayals of characters trapped in illusory environments. Born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 16, 1928, Dick worked in radio and studied briefly at the University of California at Berkeley before embarking on his writing career. His first novel, Solar Lottery, was published in 1955. In 1963, Dick won the Hugo Award for his novel, The Man in the High Castle. He also wrote a series of futuristic tales about artificial creatures on the loose; notable of these was Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, which was later adapted into film as Blade Runner. Dick also published several collections of short stories. He died of a stroke in Santa Ana, California, in 1982.

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