Frayn, Michael Tin Men

ISBN 13: 9780006122609

Tin Men

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At the William Morris Institute of Automation Research, machines are being constructed to invent the news in the newspapers, to do good and to play and watch all the world's sport. The difficulties start when they decide to programme the computers to receive royalty.

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Why not programme computers to do all the hard work and dull jobs that human beings have to do? At the William Morris Institute of Automation they are doing just that so that mankind can get on with the really stimulating and demanding tasks of living today!

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Tin Men is the first novel from Michael Frayn, the bestselling author of Spies, Skios and Headlong. It won the Somerset Maugham Award and examines technology, computers and automation with humour, elegance and wit.

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Frayn, Michael
Published by HarperCollins Distribution Services (1972)
ISBN 10: 0006122604 ISBN 13: 9780006122609
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Better World Books
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Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services, 1972. Book Condition: Fair. New impression. N/A. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP78519196

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