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The Rod Of Light (Robot #2)

3.42  ·  Rating Details ·  19 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published December 1st 1987 by Arbor House Publishing
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David
Oct 17, 2013 David rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bayley, sf
The Rod of Light is Bayley’s sequel to his SF classic, Soul of the Robot. It picks up with Jasperodus, the robot who wanted to have consciousness, visiting the last Zoroastrian temple. There the priest expounds on the nature of the cosmic struggle between light and dark, spirit and matter. He makes it pretty clear that for followers of Ahura Mazda’s light, robots are from the dark.

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Bob Rust
Jun 06, 2016 Bob Rust rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Robot Jasperodus series – comprising Soul of the Robot (1974) and The Rod of Light (1985) – marked a change of pace in its treatment of such Robot themes as the nature of consciousness and self-awareness; the overall tale makes complex play with a number of philosophical Paradoxes though Bayley's touch here is uncharacteristically light approaching though not matching the surreal "lightness" achieved by John T Sladek in his own robot novels.
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Barrington J. Bayley
Born April 9, 1937(1937-04-09)in Birmingham, England. Died October 14, 2008 (aged 71).
Pen names Alan Aumbry, Michael Barrington (with Michael Moorcock), John Diamond, P. F. Woods.
Occupation; Novelist, short story writer
Nationality: British
Genres: Science fiction
Literary movement: New Wave

Bayley was born in Birmingham and educated in Newport,
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