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The automatic detective

by A. Lee Martinez

  • 112 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Tor in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kidnapping,
  • Robots,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA. Lee Martinez
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3613.A78638 A98 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p. ;
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24967925M
    ISBN 100765318342
    ISBN 109780765318343
    LC Control Number2007037645
    OCLC/WorldCa156832556

    Booklist on The Automatic Detective "Reformed warrior robot Mack Megaton searches for a missing familyand a moral purposein a city of exotic mutants Mack's smash-and-grab mission acquires some satisfying philosophical heft."Entertainment Weekly on The Automatic Detective “A terrific debut. From the award-winning author of Gil's All Fright Diner comes a fantastic sci-fi mystery read The Automatic Detective. Even in Empire City, a town where weird science is the hope for tomorrow, it's hard for a robot to make his way. It's even harder for a robot named Mack Megaton, a hulking machine designed to bring mankind to its knees/5(11).

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Now he's written The Automatic Detective, and it's a brilliant, fun mash-up of s science fiction and private eye pulp. Max Megaton was originally created to destroy the world, but the mad scientist that created him didn't get to finish the job, so Max was left in limbo/5().

This book combines the feel of hard-boiled with the joys of a Sci-Fi novel. Ive never seen this cross genre before but The Automatic Detective pulls it off so well. The best description Ive found about this book was by a Goodreads user; Raymond Chandler and William Gibson had one drunken night, nine months later, this book would be born.4/5.

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Lee Martinez at Barnes & Noble. The automatic detective book Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(54). The Automatic Detective managed to hold my attention from the very first few sentences. Had it been a physical book, I definitely would not have been able to put it down.

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Lee Martinez. Find books like The Automatic Detective from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Automatic Detective also liked: An. The Automatic Detective is a great little read.

Mack Megaton is one of my favorite characters of all times. He funny, strong, and not good with people better he thing he is oh and hes a robot. Lucia Napier is a great supporting character she smart, sexy and may or may not be in love with robots. Jung is Mack friend and giant ape need I say more.5/5(5).

Biography. Lee Martinez was born in El Paso, Texas on Janu Inhe started writing when he was around 17 years old and graduated from Gadsden High School in Anthony, New Mexico, northwest of El Paso, just across the state has written eleven published fantasy books have been translated into five : Janu (age 46), El Paso.

From the award-winning author of Gil's All Fright Diner comes a fantastic sci-fi mystery read The Automatic Detective. Even in Empire City, a town where weird science is the hope for tomorrow, it's hard for a robot to make his way.

It's even harder for a robot named Mack Megaton, a hulking machine designed to bring mankind to its knees/5(66). An Automatic Detective Finds His Place in the Universe An excellent romp through science fiction and film noir.

This book reminds me of what we would get if Robert Heinlein was mixed with a large dose of Dashiell Hammett.5/5(3). Now he's written The Automatic Detective, and it's a brilliant, fun mash-up of s science fiction and private eye pulp. Max Megaton was originally created to destroy the world, but the mad scientist that created him didn't get to finish the job, so Max was left in limbo/5(69).

The Automatic Detective A. Lee Martinez, Author. Tor $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Martinez (In the Company. Even in Empire City, a town where weird science is the hope for tomorrow, it’s hard for a robot to make his way.

It’s even harder for a robot named Mack Megaton, a hulking machine designed to bring mankind to its knees. But Mack’s not interested in world domination. He’s just a bot trying to get by, trying to demonstrate that he isn’t just an automated smashing machine, and to earn 4/5(17).

Literature / The Automatic Detective and pretty much every single Film Noir trope in the book, combined with a (deconstructed) Raygun Gothic setting. Martinez does a fantastic job of world-building, giving you a glimpse into an interesting, well-developed world.

The Automatic Detective is a comic book short of the pictures. That really annoyed me when I read it. That really annoyed me when I read it. Here was the perfect comic book adventure, the bang-up battles, the seven-foot hero, the clichés coming thick but still tongue-in-cheek, and nary a picture but on the cover.

From the award-winning author of Gil's All Fright Diner comes a fantastic sci-fi mystery read The Automatic Detective Even in Empire City, a town where weird science is the hope for tomorrow, it's hard for a robot to make his way.

It's even harder for a robot named Mack Megaton, a hulking machine designed to bring mankind to its knees/5(42). The Automatic Detective (Book): Martinez, A. Lee: "Even in Empire City, a town where weird science is the hope for tomorrow, it's hard for a robot to make his way.

It's even harder for a robot named Mack Megaton, a hulking machine designed to bring mankind to its knees. But Mack's not interested in world domination.

He's just a bot trying to get by, trying to demonstrate that he. From the award-winning author of Gil's All Fright Diner comes a fantastic sci-fi mystery read The Automatic Detective. Even in Empire City, a town where weird science is the hope for tomorrow, it's hard for a robot to make his way.

It's even harder for a robot named Mack Megaton, a hulking machine designed to bring mankind to its knees. Get this from a library.

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