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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.
Good book if you're looking for a quick, uninvolved read. Provides some further insight into the movie Blade Runner, which was loosely based on this book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Mike Collins
This is my favorite story ever written! Truly brilliant, highest of recommendations.Published 6 months ago by Kennie
What a thought provoking story with so many twists. A great read.Published 8 months ago by S. H. Ha
probably about my 12+ read / great book, great author / was just missing from my libraryPublished 12 months ago by Adrian
... for basically making something out of nothing. How in the world did he see the potential of making such a breathtakingly good movie – speaking of Bladerunner, of course – out... Read morePublished 13 months ago by CUTTER
This wacko classic of bounty hunters, rogue androids, and a post-nuclear-war world almost devoid of animal life carries a somewhat unforgettable lesson. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Brian Griffith