Dr. Bloodmoney by Philip K. Dick

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, the novel explores the lives of survivors after a nuclear catastrophe has ravaged Earth. The story intertwines the fates of various characters, including a phocomelic radio personality who broadcasts from a satellite, a young girl with telepathic abilities, and the eponymous Dr. Bloodmoney, a sinister scientist whose experiments may have contributed to the disaster. As the survivors navigate a transformed society filled with strange mutations and remnants of the past, they confront the challenges of rebuilding civilization and the complexities of human nature in the face of existential threats.

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Total Points: 21

Since this book was first published in 1965, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 21.0.

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