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The Automatic Detective

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The Automatic Detective

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
57222
publisher:
Tor Books
genre:
Sci-fi and Fantasy, Fiction

We gave it a B+

In A. Lee Martinez’ The Automatic Detective, reformed warrior robot Mack Megaton searches for a missing family — and a moral purpose — in a city of exotic mutants.

Movie Pitch
Iron Man meets X-Men.

Lowdown
The dialogue and supporting cast are full of creaky cliché but in time Mack’s smash-and-grab mission acquires some satisfying philosophical heft. B+

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