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By Philip K. Dick

ISBN-10: 0307498638

ISBN-13: 9780307498632

Louis Rosen and his companions promote people--ingeniously designed, traditionally genuine simulacra of personages akin to Edwin M. Stanton and Abraham Lincoln. the matter is that the single potential consumer is a rapacious billionaire whose plans for the simulacra may well land Louis in reformatory. Then there's the further hassle that someone--or something--like Abraham Lincoln won't are looking to be sold.

Is an digital Lincoln any much less alive than his creators? Is a computer that cares and suffers not so good as the lady Louis loves--a borderline psychopath who does neither? With impossible to resist momentum, intelligence, and wit, Philip ok. Dick creates an arresting techno-thriller that implies a wedding of Bladerunner and Barbarians on the Gate.

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I don’t want your dad and Chester to give us a hard time. That’s why it’s necessary to inform you right now. That back there is worth a billion bucks to us or anyone else who happens to find it. I’ve got a notion to pull off the road and demonstrate it to you, maybe at some lunch counter. ” Maury seemed very tense and his hands were shaking more than usual. ” Maury glanced at me oddly. “Why do you say that? No, that’s not it, but by chance you’re close, buddy. I can see that our brains still fuse, like they did in the old days, in the early ‘seventies when we were new and green and without backing except maybe your dad and that warning-to-all-of-us younger brother of yours.

You see, I can turn it on and off. ” I said. ” “Your father does that. ” “And that’s why I’d never work for you,” Pris said. “Because you’re so pathetically small. You hardly exist. No, I can’t open letters. I can’t do any routine jobs. I’ll tell you what I can do. It was my idea to build the Edwin M. ” I felt a deep unease. “Maury wouldn’t have thought of it,” Pris said. “Bundy—he’s a genius. He’s inspired. But it’s idiot savantry that he has; the rest of his brain is totally deteriorated by the he-bephrenic process.

C. Which has been quite a while, now. For the first couple of weeks she had to report back to the mental health people in this area. She’s not actually out; she’s on probation and receiving out-patient therapy. ” “A lot better. I never told you how bad she got, there in high school before they picked it up on their test. We didn’t know what was wrong. Frankly, I thank god for the McHeston Act; if they hadn’t picked it up, if she had gone on getting sicker, she’d be either a total schizophrenic paranoid or a dilapidated hebephrenic, by now.

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