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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep Philip K Dick the author of Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep was born in 1928 in Chicago but he lived most of his life in California During 1952-1982 Philip wrote 36 novels and 5 short story collections Philip K Dick died in 1982 in Santa Monica California Philip had a rocky emotional life He was involved in many bad marriages and was addicted to drugs He would go through times of great creativity then fall into times when he wouldnt write at all With all of Philip K Dicks ups and downs he continues to be highly acclaimed in the realm of science fiction as one of the greatest writers of his style Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep is a science fiction novel based in the year 2021 The story revolves around a bounty hunter named Rick Deckard In these times the world is covered with debrie from a nuclear fall out In turn other colonies were created on planets other than earth A common place to colonize in these times was Mars A company by the name of the Rosen Association makes humanoid androids These androids are made to perform undesirable labor Occasionally these androids escape and attempt to blend in with human societies Hence bounty hunters such as Rick Deckard are employed by the San Francisco police department Rick and his wife Iran are not satisfied with there lives and relationship They have not achieved what they sought for in life and it seems they both feel at least partially that the other is holding them back In the year 2021 the simple possession of a live animal is a large status symbol not to mention a sanitary relief Rick and Iran do own a sheep yet their sheep is electric
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