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The Dream Master - Roger Zelazny
The Dream Master
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3.58 100
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780743413015 (0743413016)
Publisher: ibooks Inc.
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
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Gene
Gene rated it
3.0 The Dream Master
If you ever saw the movie Inception, I really do not need to describe the book to you; all of the major ideas of the movie came straight out of this book. Anyhow, Charles Render is a Shaper, in other words he is a psychiatrist who treats people by entering their dreams and changing them for the bene...
isanythingopen
isanythingopen rated it
A very strange book. Therapy done with a type of virtual reality, but the therapist is actually in the patients head controlling what the patient sees. If a feedback loop occurs, the therapist ends up needing therapy. Or ends up in the nut house.
Meof50days
Meof50days rated it
I feel I should give this rating a disclaimer. If this book were not a re-read, if I had come into it completely new, it would have been a 3 to 3.5 for me. But the memories I have of this book are so pervasive and so revolutionary back when I read it that I can't give anything that formative less th...
FriedEgg
FriedEgg rated it
An interesting premise with a weak execution in a needlessly fragmented narrative. It wasn't a long novel but I felt that it would have either worked better as a short story or fleshed out in more depth as a longer novel.Surprisingly, this book one a nebula award (or so the blurb on the cover claims...
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3.0
Charles Render is a Shaper, a type of psychiatrist who adminsters therapy via sort of a psychic virtual reality. Enter Eileen Shallot, a woman blind from birth who wants to be a Shaper and wants Render to teach her to see.I actually don't have a lot to say about this one. While I liked it, it was ...
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