Isaac Asimov's I, Robot

Isaac Asimov's I, Robot

To Obey

Book - 2013
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"2036: Robotic technology has evolved into the realm of self-aware, sentient mechanical entities. But even as humanity contends with the consequences of its most brilliant creation, there are those who have their own designs for the robots: enslavement...or annihilation. Susan Calvin is about to enter her second year as a psych resident at the Manhattan Hasbro teaching hospital when a violent crime strikes her very close to home. When she was young, Susan lost her mother in a terrible car wreck that also badly injured her father. She now believes the accident was an attempted murder by government powers who wanted her parents dead. Susan has always known that there was a faction of the U.S. government that wanted to hijack her father's work for military use. Now, it seems that faction is back. As she struggles to overcome her pain and confusion as well as deal with her studies, Susan finds herself hunted by violent anti-tech vigilantes who would revert mankind to the dark ages - and at the same time watched very closely by extremists who want high-tech genocide. Somehow she must find a way to stop them both."--Publisher.
Publisher: New York : Roc, c2013
ISBN: 9780451464828
Characteristics: 387 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Asimov, Isaac 1920-1992
Alternative Title: I, Robot : to obey
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Feb 06, 2014

The author is a doctor, and she spends a way too much time describing in excruciating detail every medical condition that occurs in the book. Less medical terminology and more character development or action would be nice and really improve the read. I don't regret reading this book, and will continue with "I, Robot - To Protect" but I hope the next book is more science fiction and less medicine.

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