Demon Seed

Demon Seed

by Dean Koontz

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Overview

Demon Seed by Dean Koontz

Smart home devices provide unprecedented convenience, but one woman is about to discover the horrifying dangers of putting her trust in an artificially intelligent machine in this thriller that delves into the darkest fears of our digital age…

Susan Harris lived in self-imposed seclusion, in a mansion featuring numerous automated systems controlled by a state-of-the-art computer. Every comfort was provided. Her security was absolute.

But now Susan’s system has been breached—from the inside. In the privacy of her own home, and against her will, she will experience an inconceivable act of terror and become the object of the ultimate computer’s consuming obsession: to cross the line between man and machine and learn everything there is know about the flesh... 

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425253816
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/06/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Dean Koontz, the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, lives in Southern California with his wife, Gerda, their golden retriever, Elsa, and the enduring spirit of their goldens, Trixie and Anna.

Hometown:

Newport Beach, California

Date of Birth:

July 9, 1945

Place of Birth:

Everett, Pennsylvania

Education:

B.S. (major in English), Shippensburg University, 1966

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

“[Koontz] can scare our socks off.”—Boston Herald

“Koontz puts his readers through the emotional wringer.”—The Associated Press

“[Koontz] has always had near-Dickensian powers of description, and an ability to yank us from one page to the next that few novelists can match.”—Los Angeles Times

“One of the master storytellers of this or any age.”—The Tampa Tribune

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Demon Seed 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 54 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Even though its odd and creepy I liked it
Anonymous 6 months ago
Enjoyed it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Creepy, thought provoking.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Uber-thin plot and unrealistic human behaviors that simply do not stand up to real human nature detracted from this read. Will help kill an hour or two wait while Starbucks manually makes your decaf pour-over...
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This book was written many years ago when fod on the table was paramount. It was written by DK but he was given a basic plot line and a limited number of pages. If I am not mistaken, DK was the first to write this plot. The movie is okay but character development was weaker.
DeanKoontz-Fan More than 1 year ago
This is short compact book, not at all what we're used to from DK. Really didn't care for the book too much. I think I will have to find the movie that was made from it and see how that went.
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of-course More than 1 year ago
Excellent story and argument against AI. Absolutely brilliant.
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