Blade Runner: A Movie (new Edition)

by William S. Burroughs

Blade Runner: A Movie (new Edition)

  • ISBN-13: 9781910691908
  • Author(s): William S. Burroughs
  • Subject: Science fiction
  • Publisher: Tangerine Press
  • Imprint: Tangerine Press
  • Publication Date: 26-05-2022
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£9.00
The novella began as a story treatment for a proposed film adaptation of Alan E. Nourse's novel The Bladerunner. A later edition published in the 1980s changed the formatting of the title to Blade Runner, a movie. Burroughs' treatment is set in the early 21st century and involves mutated viruses and 'a medical-care apocalypse'. The term 'blade runner' referred to a smuggler of medical supplies, e.g. scalpels.
About the book

The novella began as a story treatment for a proposed film adaptation of Alan E. Nourse's novel The Bladerunner. A later edition published in the 1980s changed the formatting of the title to Blade Runner, a movie. Burroughs' treatment is set in the early 21st century and involves mutated viruses and 'a medical-care apocalypse'. The term 'blade runner' referred to a smuggler of medical supplies, e.g. scalpels.