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Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? By Philip K. Dick

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

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Summary

Published to celebrate the life and work of Philip K. Dick, the bestselling author of BLADE RUNNER and MINORITY REPORT, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? Summary

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?: The inspiration behind Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 by Philip K. Dick

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 ...

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? Reviews

One of the most original practitioners writing any kind of fiction, Dick made most of the European avant-garde seem like navel-gazers in a cul-de-sac * Sunday Times *
My literary hero * Fay Weldon *
For everyone lost in the endlessly multiplicating realities of the modern world, remember: Philip K. Dick got there first * Terry Gilliam *
A masterclass in sci-fi wonderment * Empire *

About Philip K. Dick

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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GOR001305677
9780575079939
0575079932
Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?: The inspiration behind Blade Runner and Blade Runner 2049 by Philip K. Dick
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2007-01-01
224
Short-listed for Nebula Award 1969 (UK)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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