Rossum's Universal Robots

Rossum's Universal Robots

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Determined to liberate the mass-produced but highly intelligent robots forged in the machinery of Rossum's island factory, Helena Gory arrives in a blaze of righteousness. Soon perplexed by the robots' seeming humanity but lack of sentience, she deserts her strident campaigning and falls in love with Domin, the factory's general manager.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 124 x 194 x 14mm | 140.61g
  • Hesperus Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 184391459X
  • 9781843914594
  • 704,573

Review quote

"A bracing parody of totalitarianism and technological overkill, one of the most amusing and provocative books in its genre." --"Philadelphia Inquirer" on "War With the Newts"

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About Karel Capek

Karel Capek (1890-1938) was one of the most influential Czech writers of the 20th century. He is the author of "The Absolute at Large," "Apocryphal Tales," "The Gardener's Year," "Tales from Two Pockets," and" War With the Newts," among others. Arthur Miller (1915-2005) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and essayist. A major figure in American theater, his plays include "The Crucible" and "Death of a Salesman."

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