Saturn's Children by Charles Stross

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Freya Nakamichi-47 is a femmebot, one of the last of her kind still functioning. With no humans left to pay for the pleasures she provides, she agrees to transport a mysterious package from Mercury to Mars-only to become hunted by some very powerful humanoids who will stop at nothing to possess the contents of the package.


About Charles Stross

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Charles Stross is the Hugo-winning author of Rule 34, Halting State, The Atrocity Archives, Accelerando, and many other SF novels. He lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Published July 1, 2008 by Ace. 348 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The Bookbag

I really enjoyed the vision of post-human society created by robots (incidentally, robot is a dirty word in this world) whose minds' architecture mimics that of humans, but who were designed as servants and slaves for particular roles with built-in obedience reflexes, and whose only personhood is...

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Nov 21 2009 | Read Full Review of Saturn's Children

Bookmarks Magazine

Many SF readers will appreciate the novel, deemed as one of Stross’s more accessible, and revel in the author’s numerous nods toward his influences;

Aug 03 2008 | Read Full Review of Saturn's Children

In fact, if one were to read the books in the proper chronological order – prequels, original trilogy, two sequels – the ending of Foundation and Earth would not appear tacked on at all.

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