Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Five top science fiction novels about sheep

Robert Kroese's new novel is The Big Sheep.

For Tor.com the author tagged five science fiction novels about sheep, including:
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick

This one’s a gimme. Philip Dick’s novel about what it means to be human—or a sheep—is a science fiction classic. Alternately disturbing and hilarious, it’s one of Dick’s best. It was also the inspiration for the film Blade Runner, which is a classic in its own right.
Read about another entry on the list.

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? also appears on Ceridwen Christensen's list of eleven stories of love and robots, Ryan Britt's list of six of the best detectives from science fiction literature, Weston Williams's list of fifteen classic science fiction books, Allegra Frazier's list of four great dystopian novels that made it to the big screen, Ryan Menezes's list of five movies that improved the book, Amanda Yesilbas and Charlie Jane Anders's list of the twelve most unfaithful movie versions of science fiction and fantasy books, Katharine Trendacosta and Charlie Jane Anders's list of the ten greatest personality tests in sci-fi & fantasy, John Mullan's list of ten of the best titles in the form of questions, Charlie Jane Anders and Michael Ann Dobbs's list of ten classic sci-fi books that were originally considered failures and Robert Collins's top ten list of dystopian novels.

--Marshal Zeringue