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Amy Peterson is a self-replicating humanoid robot known as a VonNeumann.

For the past five years, she has been grown slowly as part of a mixed organic/synthetic family. She knows very little about her android mother's past, so when her grandmother arrives and attacks her mother, Amy wastes no time: she eats her alive.

Now she carries her malfunctioning granny as a partition on her memory drive, and she's learning impossible things about her clade's history - like the fact that she alone can kill humans without failsafing...


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    Excelente obra inicial

    Madeline Ashby debuta nos romances de ficção científica de forma maestral. Um livro muito agradável e que prende a atenção. A abordagem que ela usa para o efeito Pinóquio nos robôs, pode até não ser original, nas é muito bem construída.

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    Unlike anything else yet not.

    I knew nothing about the details of they story before I started, even at high level. I wish the same for any other reader because DAMN. But even if you do know, or think you know, it's OK. Because still, DAMN. Most inventive story I've read in a long time.

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