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Book Information: Robbie

Robbie (1940) [Short Story]
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Young Gloria Weston adores her mute robot nursemaid, Robbie, but her mother believes she is too fond of him and convinces her husband to return the robot. Gloria is distraught, and her parents arrange for her to visit U.S. Robots to show her that robots are only machines but her father has a secret plan of his own.

Originally published as "Strange Playfellows" in Super Science Stories, September 1940.

Original title: Strange Playfellows
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionScience FictionTechnologyRobots, Androids, Cyborgs

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     I, Robot (1950) [Collection]
      Author: Isaac Asimov
     Complete Robot, the (1982) [Collection]
      Author: Isaac Asimov
     Robot Visions (1990) [Collection]
      Author: Isaac Asimov
     Popular Fiction: An Anthology (1997) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Stephen King , Agatha Christie , H. P. Lovecraft , Louisa May Alcott , Isaac Asimov , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Edgar Rice Burroughs , Arthur Conan Doyle , Robert A. Heinlein , Dorothy L. Sayers , Mary Shelley , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , William Gibson , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Jack London , Tanith Lee , Octavia E. Butler , Samuel R. Delany , Dashiell Hammett , Raymond Chandler , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Ian Fleming , Rosamunde Pilcher , Louis L'Amour , Marcia Muller , Mary Roberts Rinehart , Max Brand , Walter Mosley , Tony Hillerman , Janet Dailey , Rafael Sabatini , Baroness Orczy , H. Rider Haggard , Jayne Ann Krentz , Horace Walpole , Elizabeth Gaskell , Kathleen E. Woodiwiss , Zane Grey , Ray B. Browne , John G. Cawelti , Arthur Asa Berger , Linda Barlow Krentz , Gail Landsman , Ernest Mandel , Jane Tompkins
     Popular Fiction: An Anthology (1997) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Edgar Allan Poe , Ursula K. Le Guin , Rudyard Kipling , Stephen King , Agatha Christie , H. P. Lovecraft , Louisa May Alcott , Isaac Asimov , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Edgar Rice Burroughs , Arthur Conan Doyle , Robert A. Heinlein , Dorothy L. Sayers , Mary Shelley , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , William Gibson , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Jack London , Tanith Lee , Octavia E. Butler , Samuel R. Delany , Dashiell Hammett , Raymond Chandler , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Ian Fleming , Rosamunde Pilcher , Louis L'Amour , Marcia Muller , Mary Roberts Rinehart , Max Brand , Walter Mosley , Tony Hillerman , Janet Dailey , Rafael Sabatini , Baroness Orczy , H. Rider Haggard , Jayne Ann Krentz , Horace Walpole , Elizabeth Gaskell , Kathleen E. Woodiwiss , Zane Grey , Ray B. Browne , John G. Cawelti , Arthur Asa Berger , Linda Barlow Krentz , Gail Landsman , Ernest Mandel , Jane Tompkins

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