Sunday Review: Klara and the Sun

It’s interesting to see the world through the eyes of a robot who has to infer so much about the behavior of the human family with which she lives. I found Klara a surprisingly endearing character (more so than most of the humans). Part of her relationship with the sun is obvious, but the deeper part is mysterious and unexplained. At a broader level, I thought the novel had a lot to say about throw-away culture—how this future society (and our own) view humans and technology as disposable because it’s just too much trouble to to find useful roles for those we have “outgrown.” This is a thought provoking book but not a comfortable one.

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2 responses to “Sunday Review: Klara and the Sun

  1. A short but sweet review!

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