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message 1: by Zoe's Human (new)

Zoe's Human This is a rare case where I love the book and the movie equally. As you say, they complement each other.

message 2: by P.E. (new)

P.E. I agree with you, also, it has been a rare occurrence of a book which visuals were not forced out by thoses of the movie, I envision it as something entirely different visually!

message 3: by Olivia (new)

Olivia yeah these two almost aren't even related. Dick wrote a lot of pulp. Good concepts but shallow execution. I had to read a lot of his stuff for a class I took on him and was surprised at how bad a lot of those stories were. A Scanner Darkly is definitely the best thing he ever wrote (his writing style here was much more advanced than his other stuff).
I think Blade Runner- both renditions of it- are miles better than the book they stemmed from.

Especially the newest Blade Runner. That one stole my heart!

message 4: by J.L. (new)

J.L.   Sutton I think the book and movie can inform each other (they are both driven by their own internal logic, though). Still need to watch the newest Blade Runner.

message 5: by Deb (new)

Deb Read this book a while ago. It was different for sure and if you like science fiction you may like this. I did read the whole book but not my type and would definitely not watch the movie if they made one.

message 6: by J.L. (new)

J.L.   Sutton Science fiction is not all I read, but it's definitely part of the rotation. I think most people who enjoy science fiction and the more nebulous category of speculative fiction would like this book.

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