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Why, Robot? Episode 1 of 3

A story by Toby Litt inspired by Issac Asimov's three laws of robotics.

It is 2068 AD. Local application 13/13 has disappeared mysteriously on Europa, one of Jupiter's moons. In her official report, Chief Engineer Chandi Kane arrives at an all-too-human set of conclusions.

Writer Toby Litt was born in 1968 and grew up in Bedfordshire. In 2003, he was named one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists. His eleventh novel, King Death, will be published in May 2010.

Written by Toby Litt
Read by Indira Varma

Producer - Jeremy Osborne
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

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15 minutes

Last on

Tue 29 Apr 2014 00:00

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