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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick, Robert Zelazny
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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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.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345404473 (0345404475)
ASIN: 345404475
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
Series: Blade Runner (#1)
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
I tried to write something resembling a coherent review, but I can´t come up with anything else besides the fact that I really enjoyed this book and the questions about humanity it poses. What makes us human? Empathy, compassion and love? And is artificial intelligence able to experience the same em...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
4.5 Measuring humanity
I don't know whether to be hopeful or depressed. I think I'm a good deal of both, plus amazed, and horror stricken. There is a lot of the Sisyphean in this, which I guess is on purpose, given all the Mercer stuff (which on the last pages got trippy as fuck, of the religious hallucination variety). ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 Great Look at Book that Inspired Blade Runner
Wow. I really did enjoy this book a lot. The main reason I only gave this four stars was that I was and am still confused about the character of Mercer. I just don't get what Phillip K. Dick was doing with regards to him. Everything else I thought worked well though. The plot, writing, setting of a ...
Let's Talk About Books
Let's Talk About Books rated it
4.5 No Electric Sheep Were Harmed in the Making of This Book
Finished this earlier today but then I had to run to work. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? follows bounty hunter, Rick Deckard, as he hunts down illegal androids who have escaped to Earth. The androids won't go down without a fight, of course, and they won't go down without raising some seri...
Fedojo
Fedojo rated it
5.0 Czy Dick był geniuszem?
Książka lepsza. Koniec.
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