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Cyborg (Isaac Asimov's Robot City #3)

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  1,218 Ratings  ·  16 Reviews
Book 3.
Mass Market Paperback, 192 pages
Published June 29th 2004 by I Books (first published 1988)
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Scott Holstad
Aug 15, 2015 rated it it was ok
This third book of the Robot City series wasn't nearly as good as the first two. In fact, I was pretty disappointed with it. The writer just didn't seem to have it together. Maybe he's a new author. I don't know. The language was stilted and forced. Transitions were left out. It was just bad.

In this book, Derec and Katherine are still trying to locate the lost key so they can leave the planet and get to another planet somewhere. However, the robots of Robot City have hidden it in a well guarded
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Ana
Apr 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Como es costumbre empezamos con un prólogo redactado por Isaac Asimov en el que nos define a los cyborg, dividiéndolos en dos clases: un cerebro humano encerrado en un cuerpo robótico, o un cerebro positrónico en una envoltura humana.

En esta tercera parte empezamos a obtener respuestas, Katherine no es en realidad quien dice, sino Ariel, una joven con una enfermedad incurable que fue desterrada de Aurora por su propia madre, Juliana Welsh, una mujer rica y con grandes influencias.

Ariel le revela
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John Loyd
Apr 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
Isaac Asimov's Robot City Book 3: Cyborg (1987) 157 pages by William F. Wu.

The adventures of Derec and Katherine who we learn is Ariel continue. After saving the city and figuring out the death of David in book 2, they decide the next course of action is to find a way off the planet. They begin by searching for the key to perihelion that got them to Robot City, and later they learn of more humans in the city and shift their focus to looking for them and the ship that brought them.

Three differen
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David
Aug 29, 2013 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Tercero de Robot City, se centra en la idea de cómo se comportaría un cyborg entre robots mientras se oculta entre ellos. Está escrito con poca gracia y forzando las cosas, un bajón tremendo en el nivel de la serie. Avanza en un par de detalles puntuales la trama general (y al final incluso de una manera que roza el ridículo, metido a calzador sin más motivo) pero la historia del cyborg podía haberse quitado que no afectaba a la historia en nada. Novela de relleno, sin más
Brian Mathieu
Dec 25, 2011 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Whoever has read the first two Robot City books.
Shelves: sci-fi
Not a bad addition to the Robot City series, exploring what happens when a human brain gets plugged into a robot body. Not quite as good as the first two books, but not terrible. You can definitely tell that the plot of this whole series wasn't thought out by one person...each author kind of runs with it, tweaking where he sees fit, throwing a plot twist in where it's convenient. I'm definitely sticking around to see what happens to the main characters though!
Anita
May 04, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: sci-fi
My rating on this series seems to be going down. The first book was 5 stars, then 4, and now 3. I'm still hooked on the story and will read the next and probably all 6 in the series.

The reduced rating on this book is due to the writing style being stilted in my opinion. This would easily be a novel for grade school. I guess the earlier ones would also be appropriate there. I still love this stuff, though!
Mars
Sep 02, 2013 rated it it was ok
Each subsequent book so far has been noticeably worse than its predecessor - the story started out OK, but Cyborg is just utterly pointless. I'm a little afraid to start #4 now.

The plot circles itself like a dog lying down to sleep, while simultaneously doing a fairly good impression of swiss cheese.
Jeremiah Johnson
Jul 23, 2012 rated it really liked it
Another quick, fun read in the Robot City series. This one isn't as good as the first two, but far better than Wu's stand alone novels.
I was glad to see some characters from the first story return in this one which will hopefully lead to more development later in the series.
Ana
Aug 18, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I don't have a lot to say about Cyborg.
Didn't like the writing style. The way important issues that were addressed and the mysteries that were solved felt too forced.
Edwin Kort
Jan 13, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015
3 sterren.

vind dit verhaal tot nog toe de minste in de serie.. Het verhaal Was van een heel ander niveau. zeker aan het begin leek het te gemaakt
Alex
Aug 20, 2016 rated it liked it
This book again takes the Laws as the cornerstone on which to build a nice adventure. The Cyborg idea seems a bit underused though, the implications are simply humongous.
Gary Barrentine
Aug 31, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I recommend reading the three books in order to fully appreciate them.
Mark Baller
Nov 10, 2013 rated it liked it
Nice robot story with the typical Asimov twist
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