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The genetically warped "chickenhead" John Isidore has visions of a tomb-world where entropy has finally won. And everyone plugs in to the spiritual agony of Mercer, whose sufferings for the sins of humanity are broadcast several times a day. Prefiguring the religious obsessions of Dick's last novels, this book asks dark questions about identity and altruism. After all, is it right to kill the killers just because Mercer says so? --Roz Kaveney, Amazon.co.uk --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
Couldn't put it down. Can't wait to read another Philip K. Dick book.Published 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
Fantastic book. Simply a must read. I don't even know how I would describe this book. It's a great take on dystopian fiction.Published 9 days ago by Fletcher Chapin
It is only worth reading if you have seen Blade Runner (any version). Gives a character and story background upon which the filmmakers based their screenplay. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Stan
Oddly the movie "Blade Runner" upon which the book is based is better. At the time it might have been a pioneering exploration of trans humanism. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Luke Fernandez (gmail acct)
What. Okay I bought this because I wanted to read the book that inspired one of the greatest films of all time. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Kyle Hinton
This book really breaks into the psychology of what it means to be a human being. If I had read this story when it came out perhaps then I could say how novel the ideas presented... Read morePublished 20 days ago by AF