In this terrifying tale of humanity s desperate stand against a robot uprising, Daniel H. Wilson has written the most entertaining sci-fi thriller in years.
Not far into our future, the dazzling technology that runs our world turns against us. Controlled by a childlike yet massively powerful artificial intelligence known as Archos, the global network of machines on which our world has grown dependent suddenly becomes an implacable, deadly foe. At Zero Hour the moment the robots attack the human race is almost annihilated, but as its scattered remnants regroup, humanity for the first time unites in a determined effort to fight back. This is the oral history of that conflict, told by an international cast of survivors who experienced this long and bloody confrontation with the machines. Brilliantly conceived and amazingly detailed, "Robopocalypse" is an action-packed epic with chilling implications about the real technology that surrounds us.
"It's terrific page-turning fun."--Stephen King, "Entertainment Weekly" "Daniel H. Wilson's "Robopocalypse" is...an ingenious, instantly visual story of war between humans and robots." - Janet Maslin, "New York Times" "It'll be scarier than "Jaws": We don't have to go in the water, but we all have to use gadgets."--"Wall Street Journal" "A superbly entertaining thriller...["Robopocalypse "has] everything you'd want in a beach book." - "Richmond Times-Dispatch " ""Robopocalypse" is the kind of robot uprising novel that could only have been written in an era when robots are becoming an ordinary part of our lives. This isn't speculation about a far-future world full of incomprehensible synthetic beings. It's five minutes into the future of our Earth, full of the robots we take for granted. If you want a rip-roaring good read this summer, "Robopocalypse" is your book."--"io9.com" "You're swept away against your will... a riveting page turner." -- "As
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