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"The Novel That Became Blade Runner..."

Advantages: Well writing, engaging plot and thoroughly enjoyable piece of sci-fi
Disadvantages: Occasionally the perspective causes some brief confusion

'SF Masterworks' is a growing collection of 'classic' science-fiction novels spanning over fifty years of the genre. As someone who's grown up reading and watching science-fiction I've found this a very interesting series that has introduced me to some w ...

BlueMidget 31.03.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick

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Empathy Towards Androids?

Advantages: Great descriptions of 'cyberpunk' post-apocalyptic future, excellent ideas
Disadvantages: Some concepts are hard to understand, and the science is often a little unbelievable

The basic plot of this novel is "in the future a bit, following a big war, a legal bounty hunter is after six androids who are really hard to kill. will he make it?" however, that is by no means all there is to it. philip k. dick's book manages to explore ...

gunmenoftheapocalypse 24.10.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick

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Emotional Androids

Advantages: The emotions you will feel run closer to home while reading this book.
Disadvantages: Takes a while to take in and understand the jargon, depth and surrounding environment.

It was just by chance that i came across this book while doing a search on the internet for the film Bladerunner. I watched the film a few years ago and was surprised to see emotion and feelings portrayed in a film to this degree. Whats also shocking is ...

richardcatling777 24.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick

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Don't mention Bladerunner!

Advantages: Brilliant concept, clearly and simply written!
Disadvantages: Difficult to raed if you have seen teh film Bladerunner

There is a major problem with reading this book. The film "Bladerunner" was based upon it, and to anyone who has seen the film first, it hangs like a dark shadow. This is a pity as "Do Androids…." is a remarkable book, but one that when you are reading, y ...

ElStevo 21.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick

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Quality alternative sci fi.

Advantages: Feel like getting into sci-fi more?
Disadvantages: Probably not for everyone. What is?

First off, Star wars, star trek, bablyon 5, andromeda, lost in space are generally NOT sci fi in my opinion. What they REALLY are, are action films/series that happen to be set in the future. There isn't really much in the way of setting contemporary p ...

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Review of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - Philip K. Dick

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