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Mind Transfer

3.63  ·  Rating Details ·  40 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Full of interesting concepts, here is a gripping novel sure to engage science fiction fans who will get a kick out of seeing Janet Asimov herself make use of her husband Isaac's Laws of Robotics.
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published March 1st 1988 by Walker & Company (first published 1988)
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Phoenix
Jun 12, 2010 Phoenix rated it really liked it
This was a really creative book, the first book I have read by Janet Asimov, and she does not disappoint as a science fictionalist. The robots in this book are self-aware. They were originally created as much "smarter" robots by humans in order to transfer their own minds to them when their bodies aged,so they could enjoy a "second life." However, as expected, lots of humans are against this.

Humans have colonized parts of space by now, so that is interesting, and at some point in the book they
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Kevyn Amezcua
Sep 17, 2015 Kevyn Amezcua rated it it was amazing
This book does not grab your attention at the start but if you are patient and open minded this book will satisfy the philosophical mind. Janet Asimov in her own right is a brilliant writer and does not shy away from taboo. The novel not only makes you question the possibility of uploading a persons conscience to a robot is possible, it also makes you question sentience of both organic and inorganic, and the the universe itself.
alina virgilyn c. brooks
Mind Transfer, ah, what can I say? I suppose that it was a good book overall, and looking back upon the plot it was interesting enough but I can't say that I enjoyed the book while reading it. I was around ten years old, and oh gosh, there's some serious sex scenes between a twelve-year old and fourteen-year old, I believe, that were extremely detailed! The romance and break-ups seemed too soapy for a sci-fi novel, and some of the facts were incorrect (such as the details of photons, all that ju ...more
Gina Durst
Apr 11, 2013 Gina Durst rated it liked it
Shelves: sci-fi
There were some things in here that I don't think we're really necessary, but I thought it was pretty interesting overall.
Vicki
Sep 21, 2009 Vicki rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sci-fi, abandoned
Two chapters in, I'm not impressed. The reviews on Amazon.com aren't good either. So I'm not sure I'm going to finish this one. I hope her other books are better.
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Also known as: Janet Jeppson Asimov, Janet O. Jeppson, J.O. Jeppson

Janet Asimov, who originally wrote as J.O. Jeppson, is an accomplished novelist and short-story writer who sometimes worked in collaboration with her husband, the late Isaac Asimov. Among the Asimovs' joint ventures as writers is the series of juvenile novels involving an endearing robot, Norby, and his young owner, Jeff Wells.
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