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THE ROBOTS OF DAWN

Asimov, Isaac

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ISBN 10: 038518400X / ISBN 13: 9780385184007
Edité par Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, 1983
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Octavo, cloth-backed boards. First trade edition. Detective Lije Baley and his robot partner Daneel Olivaw investigate a murder committed on the planet Aurora, a utopian world where men live in harmony with their machines. 1984 Hugo nominee. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-52. Mild rub mark at bottom edge of front board, else a fine copy in fine dust jacket. (#114514). N° de réf. du libraire 114514

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Titre : THE ROBOTS OF DAWN

Éditeur : Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City

Date d'édition : 1983

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Edition : 1st Edition

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Called to the Spacer world to solve a case of roboticide, New York City detective Elijah Baley teams up with humanoid robot R. Daneel Olivaw. Together they are tasked with proving that the prime suspect, a renowned roboticist, is innocent of the crime. Plain clothes man Elijah Baley must travel to the planet Aurora to investigate the murder of Robot Jander. He would rather not. His last trip off-Earth on police business resulted in a TV drama being made of the case - as a result of which even his son Bentley suspects Elijah had an affair with Gladia Delmarre, the murder suspect whom he proved innocent. Not only does Gladia now live on Aurora, the murdered robot belonged to her...and was her lover! Elijah is teamed once more with Robot Daneel, and they are joined by another interesting robot, Giskard. The investigation should benefit from a secret and unique ability possessed by Robot Giskard. But Elijah is disturbed by his presence, sensing perhaps that Giskard's positronic brainpaths function to a hidden agenda. What Giskard knows but Elijah does not is that the future of mankind in space hangs on the outcome of this investigation...

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A puzzling case of roboticide sends New York Detective Elijah Baley on an intense search for a murderer. Armed with his own instincts, his quirky logic, and the immutable Three Laws of Robotics, Baley is determined to solve the case. But can anything prepare a simple Earthman for the psychological complexities of a world where a beautiful woman can easily have fallen in love with an all-too-human robot...?

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