Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?


It was January 2021, and Rick Deckard had a license to kill.Somewhere among the hordes of humans out there, lurked several rogue androids. Deckard's assignment--find them and then..."retire" them. Trouble was, the androids all looked exactly like hum...

Title:Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:249 pages

    Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Reviews

  • Scott Sheaffer
    Dec 19, 2010

    I Love Dick. There I've said it. No, not a “Mood Organ” or blood filled skin sack made to facilitate reproduction but Philip K. Dick. Is it really possible for androids to acquire human traits lik...

  • Colleen Venable
    Jul 16, 2007

    It takes five full pages for a character to buy a goat and ONE FRIGGIN' SENTENCE for a character to "fall in love". This book was so amazing in the beginning...and then suddenly everything plummeted d...

  • Lyn
    Jul 18, 2011

    I could say that I love Dick, but that would be weird. I do very much enjoy Philip K. Dick's writing and though this is not one of his best, the "Pizza and Sex Rule" applies to him; ie. just as even b...

  • Matthias
    Jul 30, 2014

    An android walks into a bar."Hey!", the bartender says, "Only people with feelings are allowed in here! You need empathy in order to be in a joke like this, or at least have something people can relat...

  • Apatt
    Nov 23, 2014

    Probably my favourite Philip K. Dick book, Goodreads' favourite too by the look of it. As you are probably aware the classic sci-fi movie Blade Runner is based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?....

  • Shannon (Giraffe Days)
    Jun 24, 2008

    It's hard to know where to start with this book. On the one hand, I want to say it was amazing and highly original and extremely thought-provoking. On the other I want to say it was often confused, co...

  • Kemper
    Aug 13, 2008

    Treasure of the Rubbermaids 20: Failing the Voight-Kampff TestThe on-going discoveries of priceless books and comics found in a stack of Rubbermaid containers previously stored and forgotten at my par...

  • Catriona (LittleBookOwl)
    Oct 19, 2015

    Maybe a 2.5? I don't know... Honestly, I don't really know how I feel about this book at all. All I know is that I was underwhelmed.I think it just wasn't the right time for me to read this. Maybe in ...

  • Michael Finocchiaro
    Mar 12, 2017

    Very interesting story on which the epic film Blade Runner was based. The ideas are certainly original and I'd imagine that Ghost in the Shell was at least partially inspired by the ideas. I just felt...

  • Brittany
    Jul 04, 2007

    the k. in philip K. dick definitely stands for kicked ass. but not philip kick ass dick. i dont know what that means....

About Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick

Philip K. Dick was born in Chicago in 1928 and lived most of his life in California. In 1952, he began writing professionally and proceeded to write numerous novels and short-story collections. He won the Hugo Award for the best novel in 1962 for The Man in the High Castle and the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for best novel of the year in 1974 for Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said. Philip K. Di