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Not quite what I expected

User Review  - eruann - Overstock.com

For all the hype surrounding this book as the first use of the word "robot", it has precious little to do with what we in the current day would identify as robots. For starters, this is actually a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Máša Mašková - Goodreads

I have read it earlier...maybe four years later, and I didn't understand much what it was about. Now we are learning about it at school and I finally get it. It is a great book that is going deep into how we should think about the world. And that nothing happens without our hard work. Read full review

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User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

RUR (Rossum's Universal Robots). (1920). Karel Capek. ****. Capek (1890-1938) was a Czech writer and playwright. This is probably his most famous play. Why? Because it's where we get the word 'robot ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Sheppard - Goodreads

WORLD CLASSICS OF SCIENCE FICTION---THE WAR WITH THE NEWTS & RUR-(ROSSUMS UNIVERSAL ROBOTS) BY KAREL CAPEK----FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS ... Read full review

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User Review  - Merany Eldridge - Goodreads

One of the best Robot Taking Over the World stories I have ever read. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeremy Kozdon - Goodreads

This play contains the first use of the word robot, from the Czech word for forced work or enslave (I think). The robots in the play would today actually be term androids as they are supposed to be ... Read full review


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