The movie Blade Runner gives a solid adaptation of this, one of Philip K. Dick's masterpieces, and the book stands as a giant among equals in the genre. The action sequences are evocative, but it's the underlying moral and ethical struggles of the characters that make this book engaging and a quick read. Philip K. Dick makes great use of futuristic technological ideas within the story but doesn't let the narrative bog down or hinge on the technology's presence. Here's hoping the new TV show can live up to the high standards laid down by its forebears.
A new trade paper edition of the science fiction classic, first published in 1968, captures the strange world of twenty-first-century Earth, a devastated planet in which incredibly realistic androids, banned from Earth, fight back against their potential destroyers. Reprint.