Dr. Bloodmoney

Dick, Philip K.

Book - 2002
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Dr. Bloodmoney
Dr. Bloodmoneyis a post-nuclear-holocaust masterpiece filled with a host of Dick's most memorable characters: Hoppy Harrington, a deformed mutant with telekinetic powers; Walt Dangerfield, a selfless disc jockey stranded in a satellite circling the globe; Dr. Bluthgeld, the megalomaniac physicist largely responsible for the decimated state of the world; and Stuart McConchie and Bonnie Keller, two unremarkable people bent the survival of goodness in a world devastated by evil. Epic and alluring, this brilliant novel is a mesmerizing depiction of Dick's undying hope in humanity.

Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2002
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed
ISBN: 0375719296
Branch Call Number: SF DICK
Characteristics: 298 p. ;,21 cm
Alternate Title: Doctor Bloodmoney


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Most people blame Bruno Bluthgeld, a physicist, for destroying the world, so he goes into hiding and seeks psychiatric help for his overwhelming feelings of guilt. This is complicated, however, as he believes he has magical powers. He is just one of the many survivors who have, or may have, telek... Read More »

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Mar 19, 2015

A weaker PKD novel compared to his other works, with many elements left unexplained, and characters that don't attract attention. Still a great read, and the many humorous moments are a plus.


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