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A Robot In The Garden por Deborah Install
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A Robot In The Garden (edição 2015)

por Deborah Install (Autor)

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For fans of THE ROSIE PROJECT and THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME, A broken man and his damaged robot build an unlikely friendship-with some assembly required. Ben's really great at failing at things-his job, taking the garbage out, and being a husband. But when he discovers a battered robot named Tang in his garden, he decides to get out of his couch-ridden comfort zone. Without a crucial bit of machinery, Tang will stop working, and Ben can't let that happen, especially since he's already alienated everyone else he cares about. Determined to achieve something for once in his life, Ben sets out to fix his new robot comrade and soon discovers that Tang might be just the thing to fix what's broken in Ben. Funny, touching, and charming, A Robot in the Garden explores what it is to be a man, a sentient being, and a friend.… (mais)
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Título:A Robot In The Garden
Autores:Deborah Install (Autor)
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I really enjoyed this. Real talk - cheating (1 instance, not explicit), and forcible confinement (very briefly).

The robot is basically a child in this story. One that learns as he goes. It was delightful. Tantrums and all. The man is ... well, I'd be irritated to live with him, but he does his own learning as he goes as well. The woman, I'd also not want to live with, and I'm not sure how I feel about her own growing. I think she just tries to get back what she had because her other option didn't work out for her. The robot definitely makes this story. ( )
  jpeterman | Jul 10, 2020 |
With the death of Ben's parents his life went on hold. After failing at becoming a veterinarian no amount of pushing and prodding from his driven wife caused him to find a new interest. It's not until a broken robot (Tang) shows up in their garden that Ben finds anything he wants to do except lounge. Actually all he wanted to do then was just get Tang repaired. He didn't intend to travel around the world looking for Tang's manufacturer, he didn't mean to "adopt" a stubborn robot, and he certainly didn't foresee a change in his own life.

Install clearly set out to write a warm and fuzzy book when she wrote A Robot in the Garden and that's exactly what she did. It's a clever new take on an old theme and completely enjoyable reading. ( )
  clue | Jun 28, 2020 |
A lovely funny read with a satisfying ending ( )
  karenshann | Dec 31, 2019 |
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  Floratina | Dec 7, 2019 |
Some books just make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside, which is the case with A Robot in the Garden by Deborah Install. This novel is as adorable and heartwarming as the summaries and reviews made it out to be. Here we have Ben, who seems to have nothing to live for anymore. His life is aimless, his wife is distant. It's kinda rough. Then, Ben comes across a little robot in the garden, named Tang. Of course, when Ben doesn't get rid of Tang, as Amy - his wife - suggests, more conflict arise. Amy isn't exactly a lovable character from the start, but as the book progress, one starts to appreciate her, too.

I thought A Robot in the Garden was a great read, and I smiled constantly. Here's this little robot with a big personality that reminds me of both Gir and Marvin at the same time. Here's this familiar world, set in the not too distant future, filled with robotic technology, and it's surprisingly plausible. And here's this married couple, relateable and real and all I want to do is put the pieces back together.

A Robot in the Garden is a wonderful book that'll make your emotions tingle in delightful ways. This one is a definite must-read for those looking for a memorable book with great characters and a long-lasting fuzzy-feeling at the end.

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For fans of THE ROSIE PROJECT and THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHTTIME, A broken man and his damaged robot build an unlikely friendship-with some assembly required. Ben's really great at failing at things-his job, taking the garbage out, and being a husband. But when he discovers a battered robot named Tang in his garden, he decides to get out of his couch-ridden comfort zone. Without a crucial bit of machinery, Tang will stop working, and Ben can't let that happen, especially since he's already alienated everyone else he cares about. Determined to achieve something for once in his life, Ben sets out to fix his new robot comrade and soon discovers that Tang might be just the thing to fix what's broken in Ben. Funny, touching, and charming, A Robot in the Garden explores what it is to be a man, a sentient being, and a friend.

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