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Dr. Bloodmoney is Philip K Dick's version of middle class suburbia after the bombs fell. From a paranoid, delusional Dr. Strangelove to a thalidomide victim who is suddenly "handy" after the fallout, a random hodge-podge of characters struggle to survive without hope of a return to a pre-cataclysmic period. The only unifying activity is a solitary astronaut with a 50's DJ attitude in orbit with abundant supplies as a result of a failed mission to Mars.
Dick's sci-fi elements take a backseat to his more prominent social commentary of people struggling to either hold on to some semblance of normality versus those who view the opportunity for cutting loose. There is some degree of space exploration as well as psychic-like powers. Dick also envisions technology coming to the aid of the physically handicapped.
The narration is rather decent with a good range of character distinction of both genders. Pacing is quite natural and being on the shorter side results in a quick listen.
enjoyed the story and the performance. although not as thought provoking as some other books. the broken messed up characters seem unique to Philip and that makes it unique art