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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 , 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 possibilitiesthat other authors shy away from Rolling Stone