Blade Runner

by Philip K. Dick | Science Fiction & Fantasy |
ISBN: 0345350472 Global Overview for this book
Registered by eastbaybookmisr of Oakland, California USA on 1/27/2021
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Journal Entry 1 by eastbaybookmisr from Oakland, California USA on Wednesday, January 27, 2021
2007 Del Rey paperback 25th anniversary edition, retitled 'Blade Runner' as a tie-in to the film based on the original 1968 classic, 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?' Contains 24 pages of new material. I found this copy today in the Pershing Little Free Library.

I can let this go after I read:
1952 Beyond Lies the Wub (short story) [read 2016]
1952 The Skull (short story) [read 2016]
1952 The Gun (short story) [read 2016]
1953 Second Variety (short story in Space Science Fiction) [read 2017]
1953 Paycheck (novelette) [read 2017]
1953 The Defenders (short story) [read 2017]
1953 Mr. Spaceship (short story in Imagination Stories) [read 2017]
1953 The Variable Man (short story) [read 2017]
1953 The Eyes Have It (short story in Science Fiction Stories) [read 2017]
1953 Impostor (short story) read 2017]
1953 Piper in the Woods (short story) [read 2017]
1954 Beyond the Door (short story) [read 2017]
1954 The Crystal Crypt (short story) [read 2017]
1956 The World Jones Made [read 2018]
1956 The Minority Report (short story) [read 2018]
1960 Humpty Dumpty in Oakland [read 2015]
1962 The Man in the High Castle [read 2019]
1964 The Simulacra [read 2020]
1965 The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch [n/a]

Edit February 8, 2021: This is a classic in science fiction, reproduced here for the much later film. The afterword is fantastic, detailing how the book was shopped around the film industry during the 1970s, until it finally got into production, as a much different version, with extensive re-writes by other people and filmmakers, and the author's reactions to that whole process as it went along, as recalled by another writer who extensively featured Mr. Dick in his own articles. In the end, Dick was very pleased with the beginning reels of the final film, but died of a heart attack in the months before its completion. I greatly enjoyed all that background detail. As for the original story, I currently have this ranked at #781 on my ranked list of best-read books lately.

Released 3 mos ago (2/9/2021 UTC) at Little Free Library at 20 Homeglen Lane in Oakland, California USA

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