The Dream Master
Publish date: February 27th 2001
Publisher: ibooks Inc.
Pages no: 252
Edition language: English
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.
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...
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