Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 400 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 1.03 in
Published: January 29, 2013
Publisher: Watkins Media
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0857662651
ISBN - 13: 9780857662651
From the Publisher
“Cat, this is Finn. He’s going to be your tutor.”
Finn looks and acts human, though he has no desire to be. He was programmed to assist his owners, and performs his duties to perfection. A billion-dollar construct, his primary task now is to tutor Cat. As she grows into a beautiful young woman, Finn is her guardian, her constant companion… and more.
But when the government grants rights to the ever-increasing robot population, however, Finn struggles to find his place in the world.
File Under: Science Fiction [ Constant Companion | Finn X | Sentient Rights | Hot Tin Roof ]
About the Author
Cassandra Rose Clarke is a speculative fiction writer and occasional teacher living amongst the beige stucco and overgrown pecan trees of Houston, Texas. She is a graduate of the 2010 Clarion West Writers Workshop and holds a Masters degree in creative writing from the University of Texas at Austin. Her short fiction has appeared in Strange Horizons. The author lives in Houston, TX.
Nominated for the 2014 Phillip K. Dick Award. Named a B&N Bloggers'' Favorite Book of the Year, 2013. “Cassandra Rose Clarke has delivered a novel that is brave enough to take on one of the largest issue’s confronting all of us today—just what exactly it means to be human in a time when the definition of such seems to alter almost daily in the face of whirlwind technological change. The Mad Scientist’s Daughter is a haunting, memorable, and very original love story, told in an alluringly graceful prose.” Peter LaSalle , author of Tell Borges If You See Him: Tales of Contemporary Somnambulism "one of the most heart-clenching and gut-wrenching love stories I have ever read ... an instant favorite with fantastic re-readability." -Vicki , Open Book Society "Fantastic character building and a truly classic love story make The Mad Scientist’s Daughter a literary classic for lovers of both genre fiction and classic romance." - Catherine Russell , Functional Nerds "With this second book, Clarke has cemented her status as a must-read author. The Mad Scientist’s Daughter is really something special." - A Fantastical Librarian “The characters are what drives this story, whether it’s Cat struggling through life, her mad yet grounded and caring father, the friends and lovers Cat meets throughout her life, or Finn, the android who doesn’t want to be human yet seems like the most perfect creation.” &ndas