Blade Runner

Blade Runner

[formerly] Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

Book - 1982
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Publisher: New York : Ballantine, 1982, c1968
ISBN: 9780345301291
0345301293
9780345350473
0345350472
9780345404473
0345404475
9780575094185
9781524796976
Branch Call Number: FIC SF
Characteristics: 216 p. ; 18 cm

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Androids are banned from Earth and fight back anyone who tries to destroy them in this classic novel set in a wasteland of death and decay. For fans of HBO's Westworld series.

If you enjoy the darkly witty and thought-provoking writing of Neal Stephenson, you might also like this classic SF tale from Philip K. Dick. Like Stephenson, Dick writes about unconventional heroes pitted against insurmountable technological foes set in bleak urban landscapes of the near future.

A eccentric earth which is a wasteland of death and decay is depicted in this classic novel. Androids are banned from earth and fight back anyone who tries to destroy them. Status symbols in this world include animals.


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TheeAvebury
Oct 07, 2017

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is a science fiction masterpiece by Philip K. Dick (PKD) that also served as the inspiration for the movie Blade Runner. It was first published in 1968.
The book constantly explores how far human ideas of life, death, religion and love could survive in a dark, uncaring world, and the need for people who are human to reinforce other people's humanness...to rebel against an inhuman or android society.
The book is much funnier than the movie.

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