Isaac Asimov's I, Robot

Isaac Asimov's I, Robot

To Protect

Book - 2011
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Dr. Susan Calvin is a psychiatric resident at Manhattan Hasbro teaching hospital, where a group of patients are receiving the latest high tech treatment: nanobots that can map the psychological workings of the human mind. The possibilities for such technology are almost endless. But when the patients begin exhibiting ominous behaviours, Calvin learns that her life saving work is already under the control of those who seek to spread only death.
Publisher: New York : New American Library, c2011
ISBN: 9780451464897
Branch Call Number: FIC REICH
Characteristics: 383 p
Alternative Title: I, Robot : to protect


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oO_Oo Jan 29, 2014

I'm not sure why Asimov's estate licensed his characters for this book. And I'm not sure the writer does Susan Calvin any justice. The writing seems stilted and I found Calvin more annoying than sympathetic. If you're an Asimov fan, this series might just annoy you like it did me. If I hadn't read Asimov, I might have been able to enjoy it a little. Oh well.

Jul 09, 2012

Enjoyed the book, had to finish reading it in the first two days of borrowing (was a page turner). Has a good plot with believable characters and good character development, develing into concepts of artifical intelligence, Ethicial considerations of hospitals and psychy of the human mind. Is a definite worthwhile read especially for any university student studying psychology or Philosophy or who is just interested in these subjects.

LaBeteNoir May 19, 2012

Ok read, but Robot hardly in book. Not really sci fi.And very little plot.

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