vN: The First Machine Dynasty

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vN: The First Machine Dynasty

Post by tjkopena » Sun May 04, 2014 9:03 am

I just read this yesterday:

http://angryrobotbooks.com/books/vn-by-madeline-ashby/

Definitely recommended if you are interested in our coming robot apocalypse, the meaning of virtual people, etc.. Fair warning that the background bits get pretty dark in places, and there's a whole lot of creepy going on. Definitely interesting though and pretty original. Quite a bit like a Blade Runner that puts more emphasis on the androids' side, in a less dystopic world. The ending is kind of rushed & tepid, but overall the novel definitely lives up to its hype of being thought provoking.

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