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A Satisfying Affair

"Reading a good long novel is in many ways like having a long and satisfying affair" — Stephen King

Blade Runner: (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)

Blade Runner (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) - Philip K. Dick

Wow. I tried to read this about a year ago, but only got about a third of the way through before I got distracted and forgot about it. I've never seen the movie, and I didn't know very much about the book apart from the very basic storyline of "There are androids. A bounty hunter has to kill them." When I first started reading it, I assumed this was going to be a simple, fun, sci-fi novel. A quick read. Nothing too heavy.

I. Was. Wrong. This book takes a very serious turn rather quickly. In fact, I just read it, and I'm not even sure I completely "get it." I'm probably going to need to read this at least one more time, or maybe even more, before I figure it out. (Edit to add- I forgot to mention that this is probably the first time I've ever felt horrified at the mistreatment of a spider. I absolutely hate spiders. I guess that just shows how good PKD's writing is.)