The Android's Dream

mass market paperback, 400 pages

English language

Published Oct. 30, 2007 by Tor Science Fiction.

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The Android's Dream is a 2006 science fiction novel by American writer John Scalzi.The title is a reference to Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

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Review of "The Android's Dream" on 'Goodreads'

3 stars

A sputtering start (two protagonists introduced and killed off insode 50p) gives way to a servicable, somewhat (absurdly) humourous 'friller that will at least keep the pages turning. Some of it is surprising, some of it predictable and the exposition could be handled better, but if you liked Redshirts or Fuzzt Nation you'll probably get along well enough with this. He's written better and worse.

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5 stars

"Would you like to reset the default mode to not tell you when you are breaking the law?"

A brilliant way to end 2012. I was reading whilst other members of the household watched a very sad end to a long-running soap opera and my chuckles and giggles did not go down very well at all. I couldn't help myself though, things were just very funny for a reason hard to define and even harder to pin down in writing - but it was done here.

"Today, people have tried to kill me, the police are looking for me, and I've just discovered every Easter of my childhood, I ate one of my relatives with mint jelly. I'm just fine."

The opening chapter is brilliantly done, you get a laugh a minute from when they sit down at the negotiating table and the rest of the book has some pretty …

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