We Can Build You

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Number of Pages
256
Publication year
1994
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3.58/5 (2761 ratings)

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Louis Rosen and his partners promote individuals --ingeniously designed, historically authentic simulacra of personages like Edwin M. Stanton and Abraham Lincoln. The dilemma is that the only prospective buyer is a rapacious billionaire whose strategies for its simulacra could property Louis in prison. Then there is the extra complication that somebody --or something--such as Abraham Lincoln might not wish to get sold. Is a digital Lincoln any less living than his creators? Is a machine which cares and suffers poor to the girl Louis enjoys --a borderline psychopath who does? With irresistible momentum, intellect, and humor, Philip K. Dick creates an arresting techno-thriller that indicates a union of Bladerunner and Barbarians at the Gate.

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