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From: Paul C Duggan <pduggan@world.std.com>
Subject: (urth) Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2000 19:52:42 

> Do Androids Deam of Electric Sheep, by Phillip K. Dick is an astounding
> book.  While the style of writing does differ from that of Wolfe's, just
> about everyone that I've given this book to has said they loved it.  I would
> assume that any of you scifi fiends out there like me have already read and
> discussed it, but I'm also sure there are some out there that haven't.  This
> book was the inspiration for the movie "Blade Runner", and makes a lovely
> conversation piece if anyone cares to rant whilst we wait.


Since the director's cut neatly resolved the issue of whether deckerd is a
replicant or not, I guess the Wolfe-related question is, is Severian a

What *is* up with the Severian/homoncluous/mandrake in a bottle tyhat
severian considers his brother or something? I've usually found that to be
confusing. Mantis seems to have had some thoughts on it...


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