Lara Feigel

Cuckoo in the nest | 11 April 2019

When Charlie brings a handsome, remarkably lifelike robot home, how will it affect his life with his girlfriend?

What kind of loyalty do we owe a robot we’ve paid for — one who exhibits a convincingly human kind of consciousness? Less loyalty than we owe to our own children? But what about to someone else’s child? And do we commit murder if we destroy him?

These are the questions facing Charlie when he spends his inheritance on a robot called Adam.

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