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The Robot's Twilight Companion

4.04  ·  Rating details ·  25 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
This collection of award-winning science fiction includes a story that was a finalist for the Hugo Awards and one that was voted one of the 10 greatest science fiction stories to appear during the 1990s. In the title piece, a geologist has downloaded the memories of his deceased mentor into a robot’s electronic brain. Together, they bore through the crust and mantle to the ...more
Hardcover, 325 pages
Published September 1999 by Golden Gryphon Press
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Stephen
5.0 stars. I have only read one story from this collection so the rating is really for that one story which was A Dry, Quiet War. As a read additional selections from this collection, I will update my review.

A Dry, Quiet War (5.0 stars):

WOW, this is a terrific science fiction short story that I had never heard of until I stumbled across the audiobook on audible.com. It concerns a soldier returning to his home planet after fighting in a mysterious galaxy spanning war during which he was given s
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Lord Humungus
Nov 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
A collection of some superb short stories, some of which I'd already read in Year's Best SF. Really loved some of the stories in here. I was quite disheartened when I read Daniel's novels; they were missing some of the magic and momentum I found in his stories...maybe he should have stuck to stories and novellas???
Cameron
Feb 11, 2009 rated it it was ok
This is a collection of short stories. It's alright for what it is, but I prefer novels. There are quite a few good ideas in here though that get you thinking of what a novel could be like based on some of these.
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Tony Daniel is an author of science fiction novels, short stories, and radio dramas.

For the comic book author, see Tony S. Daniel.