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Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 9780345508553
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A masterpiece ahead of its time, a prescient rendering of a dark future, and the inspiration for the blockbuster film Blade Runner By 2021, the World War has killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remain covet any living creature, and for people who can’t afford one, companies built incredibly realistic simulacra: horses, birds, cats, sheep. They’ve even built humans. Immigrants to Mars receive androids so sophisticated they are indistinguishable from true men or women. Fearful of the havoc these artificial humans can wreak, the government bans them from Earth. Driven into hiding, unauthorized androids live among human beings, undetected. Rick Deckard, an officially sanctioned bounty hunter, is commissioned to find rogue androids and “retire” them. But when cornered, androids fight back—with lethal force. Praise for Philip K. Dick “The most consistently brilliant science fiction writer in the world.”—John Brunner “A kind of pulp-fiction Kafka, a prophet.”—The New York Times “[Philip K. Dick] sees all the sparkling—and terrifying—possibilities . . . that other authors shy away from.”—Rolling Stone

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 9780345404473
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Captures the strange world of twenty-first-century Earth, a devastated planet in which sophisticated androids, banned from the planet, fight back against their potential destroyers

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 0345404475
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Captures the strange world of twenty-first-century Earth, a devastated planet in which sophisticated androids, banned from the planet, fight back against their potential destroyers

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep Omnibus

Author : Various
ISBN : 1608867846
Genre : Fiction
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The definitive collection of the illustrated Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep It has inspired and expanded minds since its debut in 1968. It served as the source material for the classic sci-fi film Blade Runner. Now, collected for the first time in one comprehensive edition, Philip K. Dick's masterpiece Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? is fully realized in graphic novel form. This definitive volume compiles all 24 issues of the Eisner Award-nominated series illustrated by artist Tony Parker and color artist Blond with lettering by Richard Starkings, and features essays from Jonathan Lethem, Warren Ellis, Matt Fraction, Ed Brubaker, Tim Powers, James Blaylock, Isa Dick Hackett, and many more.

Oxford Bookworms Library Stage 5 Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 0194792226
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep Dust To Dust

Author : Chris Roberson
ISBN : 1608860272
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John W. Campbell Memorial Award-nominee Chris Roberson writes the prequel to John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winner Philip K. Dick's DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, one of the greatest science ficition novels ever published! A GLOBAL SCIENCE FICTION PUBLISHING EVENT! John W. Campbell Memorial Award-nominee Chris Roberson writes the prequel to John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winner Philip K. Dick's DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, one of the greatest science ficition novels ever published! Who hunted androids before Dick Deckard? Taking place immediately after World War Terminus ends, the problems with artificial -- androids--become apparent. The government decides they must become targets,hunted down, bjut who will do the dirty work? Two men are assigned: Malcolm Reed, a "special" human with the power to feel others' emotions, and Charlie Victor hide? Meanwhile Samantha Wu, a Stanford biologist, fights to save the last of the living animals. Don't miss this science fiction milestone that fleshes out Philip K. Dick's world and DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP? mythology!

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep Omnibus

Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 9781613984550
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San Francisco lies under a cloud of radioactive dust. The World War has killed millions, driving entire species to extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remain covet any living creature, and for people who can't afford one, companies build incredibly realistic fakes: horses, birds, cats, sheep...even humans. Rick Deckard is an officially sanctioned bounty hunter tasked to find six rogue androids. They're machines, but look, sound, and think like humans

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Author : Philip K. Dick
ISBN : 9780547572291
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A dead man sends haunting warnings back from the grave, and Joe Chip must solve these mysteries to determine his own real or surreal existence.

The Darwin Elevator

Author : Jason M. Hough
ISBN : 9780345537126
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A tale set in a post-apocalypse 23rd-century Australia traces the adventures of a group of immune survivors of an alien plague that has transformed the world's populations into mindless savages, recounting their harrowing efforts to collect dwindling resources and tap alien technology to save the ragged remnants of humanity. Original. A first novel.

Retrofitting Blade Runner

Author : Judith Kerman
ISBN : 0879725109
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book of essays looks at the multitude of texts and influences which converge in Ridley Scott's film Blade Runner, especially the film's relationship to its source novel, Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? The film's implications as a thought experiment provide a starting point for important thinking about the moral issues implicit in a hypertechnological society. Yet its importance in the history of science fiction and science fiction film rests equally on it mythically and psychologically resonant creation of compelling characters and an exciting story within a credible science fiction setting. These essays consider political, moral and technological issues raised by the film, as well as literary, filmic, technical and aesthetic questions. Contributors discuss the film's psychological and mythic patterns, important political issues and the roots of the film in Paradise Lost, Frankenstein, detective fiction, and previous science fiction cinema.

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