The Claw of the Conciliator

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Wolfe, Gene. ‘’The Claw of the Conciliator’’. Book 2 of the four-volume series THE BOOK OF THE NEW SUN. New York: Timescape Books, 1981. Available as an audiobook. Narrated by Jonathan Davis. Released 23 December 2009.

See for chapter 18, “Mirrors.” In addition to the introduction of an interstellar transporter device of mirror-like appearance, note the character Jonas (= Jonah), a cyborg in the tradition of The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman, but the injured, repaired, and augmented Jonas started out as a robot, made cyborg by the addition of human parts. Although centrally a robot robot — “You are a machine,” he’s told by the protagonist — and alien to the home planet of the story (he has a good background in the culture of our Earth), Jonas love a human woman.

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