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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.
It's a good book; solid characters, good story, decent ending.
These days I imagine that most people, like myself, read "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" after having seen and enjoyed the movie "Blade Runner".
Like all PKD books this one speaks about the social injustice of the world and how what we think might be real could actually be a lie.
Everyone who approaches this book to read, likely knows it was the basis for the film Blade Runner. All the characters from the film are in the book. Read morePublished 3 days ago by MarvinMartian
Great book! An especially interesting perspective, especially coming from the 1960's. I definitely enjoyed this book and am interested in reading many more PKD novels. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Bradley
Blade Runner has always been one of my favorite films, and now, I read the story that made it all possible. Read morePublished 8 days ago by C. Knight
Was asked to read this for a Philosophy class on existentialism. Ended up reading again for please, even though I'm not a "Sci-Fi" reader in the least.Published 12 days ago by Brown
Philip K. Dick was so ahead of his time, than we are only now beginning to grasp his brilliance. This book foreshadows so many things - including the rise of virtual... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Todd Frantic