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A thrilling and astonishing crime novel on artificial intelligence. New author duo Karlin & Schwarz poses important questions about what defines a human being and where to draw the line for what is ethically acceptable.
Renowned Robotics Scientist Heinrich Becker and his ground-breaking invention, a robot named Adam, are kidnapped. Alex Lindhage from the National Intelligence Service is assigned to the case. During an interrogation with Becker’s colleague Clara he realises that their working relationship is strongly characterised by competition and he suspects that she may be hiding something.
Assisted by Becker’s wife Nora, Alex tries to figure out who is responsible for the kidnapping and it turns out that the number of suspects is increasing by the day. What was Becker really involved in? As Alex puts the pieces together, he discovers an image of the successful scientist that is far more shocking than he could ever expect.
Master of Dolls is a riveting crime novel that also investigates moral dilemmas surrounding robots and humanity.