A thoughtful, poignant novel that explores the creation of Artificial Intelligence—illuminating the very human need for communication, connection, and understanding.

In a narrative that spans geography and time, from the Atlantic Ocean in the seventeenth century, to a correctional institute in Texas in the near future, and told from the perspectives of five very different characters, Speak considers what it means to be human, and what it means to be less than fully… (more)

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The freshness — the brilliance, even — of “Speak” lies in its positioning of robots not as terrifyingly new, but as the latest in a long line of “magic mirrors” from which we are powerless to look away.

Bookreporter : Speak (July 10, 2015)

At once a thoughtful meditation on the human condition and a chilling vision of a possible future, SPEAK is a dark, smart, complicated and challenging novel with an inventive and sometimes disconcerting style.

Speak is one of a kind, the type of novel that seemingly comes out of nowhere and hits like a thunderbolt.

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Publisher: Ecco (July 07, 2015)

Language: English

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