Very much enjoyed reading this book. It had the “hard to stop reading and put down” affect which is rare.See more
From the first page I was drawn in, and enjoyed the writing style, and the journey . It threw up some very thought provoking ideas . A great book for a book club . Cant wait for more from this author.See more
This is a welcome and thought-provoking addition to the recent spate of novels dealing with AI and robotics. It covers different ground from McEwen, Ishiguro and other recent novels on the theme because it concentrates on the impact of apparently empathetic robots on a number of different characters.
The writing is taut and direct even though much of the action progresses through dialogue. I like the conceit of identifying thought using italics. In some ways it reminds me of an updated version of John Wyndham's style which is perfectly suited to the subject matter [this is a compliment].
I enjoyed the varied … See more
A really excellent storyline. Also raises some important ethical and moral questions relating to the future role of artifical intelligence in modern society. Would highly recommend this book.See more
A masterful combination of a great story of human relationships and human reaction to disturbing technology.
I just hope the book is not prophetic!