Roderick, or, The education of a young machine. [John Thomas Sladek] -- He isn't human; but he isn't all robot either. He started life in a lab, went to Parochial School, was kidnapped by gypsies, chased by roboticidal, and incompetent, hit-men, told fortunes on the. Roderick is a learning machine, a wide-eyed little robot who wanders like Candide through a crazy near-future America. It's a dense, wide-ranging satire, and the ultimate robot novel. Sequel actually part two of a long novel that was chopped in half for publishing convenience: RODERICK AT RANDOM Book Edition: First Edition. Get this from a library! Roderick, or, The education of a young machine. [John Thomas Sladek]. It's a novel take on the Bildungsroman, the classic story of the growth and education of a young man, which starts off as a really abstract, stream of consciousness story and slowly coalesces into sense/5.
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