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Speak - Louisa Hall
Speak
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A thoughtful, poignant novel that explores the creation of Artificial Intelligence—illuminating the very human need for communication, connection, and understandingIn a narrative that spans geography and time, from the Atlantic Ocean in the seventeenth century, to a correctional institute in... show more
A thoughtful, poignant novel that explores the creation of Artificial Intelligence—illuminating the very human need for communication, connection, and understandingIn a narrative that spans geography and time, from the Atlantic Ocean in the seventeenth century, to a correctional institute in Texas in the near future, and told from the perspectives of five very different ch
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780062391193 (0062391194)
ASIN: 62391194
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 Speak
Speak tells the story of six (or much rather seven) different characters, whose storylines are intervowen throughout the novel: Mary Bradford is a young girl in the year 1663, whose parents have to leave England and thus she inevitable has to follow along to America. The majority of her narrativ...
Audio Book Junkie
Audio Book Junkie rated it
5.0 "Speak" by Louisa Hall - exciting, original, haunting book about AI and sentience
It's wonderful to come across a book as fresh and original as "Speak". I picked it up because it was recommended by Emily St. John Mandel, author of one of my best reads of 2015, "Station Eleven" "Speak" opens with the gentle, sometimes lyrical, voice of Eva, an AI that has been banned and marked ...
Reflections
Reflections rated it
5.0 Favorite books of January, part 2, three more books I loved
1) Powerful, poignant, and deep, Speak has an unusual structure, weaving together six narrative voices that together illuminate a link between the creation of artificial intelligence and the fundamental human yearning for connection. When I started the book its nonlinear format put me off, but it to...
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