Friday, April 11, 2014

Top ten fictional robots

Matt Haig's first YA book, Echo Boy, is now out in the UK from Bodley Head. One of the author's ten favorite fictional robots from film and literature (and pop music), as shared at the Guardian:
The Stepford Wives, from The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

Thanks to Julia Golding for reminding me of this. The male Stepford residents think they know the secret to a happy marriage – namely, to make sure your wife is an actual living robot.
Read about another entry on the list.

The Stepford Wives also appears among Kit Whitfield's top ten genre-defying novels.

Also see: The six most memorable robots in literature and ten books that will change the way you look at robots.

--Marshal Zeringue