Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
A final, apocalyptic, world war has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending the majority of mankind off-planet. Those who remain, venerate all remaining examples of life, and owning an animal of your own is both a symbol of status and a necessity. For those who can't... show more
A final, apocalyptic, world war has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending the majority of mankind off-planet. Those who remain, venerate all remaining examples of life, and owning an animal of your own is both a symbol of status and a necessity. For those who can't afford an authentic animal, companies build incredibly realistic simulacrae: horses, birds, cats, sheep . . . even humans.
Publish date: 1996-05-28
Publisher: Del Rey
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Speculative Fiction
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: Blade Runner (#1)
I heard recently that they were doing a remake of “Blade Runner” and it set me thinking. How could they possibly remake a classic film? I remember watching Blade runner with my dad who is by the way a massive sci-fi and fantasy fan! But I clearly remember watching this amazing film as a kid, I didn'...
This is my first time reading anything by Philip K. Dick, a classic Science Fiction author. Being an observant person, I deduced from the title that the book would probably be about androids. However, aside from that, I didn’t have any idea what to expect. I know the movie Blade Runner is based o...
"Huh." That's what I said when I finished "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" Literally. And out loud. All alone. I'm still thinking about the book, so that's a good thing. The story was weird, but I enjoyed it anyway. I like that it's making me think. The only problem is I can't figure out...
Well-constructed and intelligent short novel on which Blade runner was based but far less action-packed and much more thoughtful. Highly recommended to all overs of science fiction and intelligent writing.