A Psalm for the Wild-Built
"Narrator Emmett Grosland conjures the essence of a troubled soul in search of peace in this gentle audio."—AudioFile Magazine
In A Psalm for the Wild-Built, Hugo Award-winner Becky Chambers's delightful new Monk and Robot series gives us hope for the future.
It's been centuries since the robots of Panga gained self-awareness and laid down their tools; centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again; centuries since they faded into myth and urban legend.
One day, the life of a tea monk is upended by the arrival of a robot, there to honor the old promise of checking in. The robot cannot go back until the question of "what do people need?" is answered.
But the answer to that question depends on who you ask, and how.
They're going to need to ask it a lot.
Becky Chambers's new series asks: in a world where people have what they want, does having more matter?
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Soothing. Evoking. Mesmerizing!!!
A gentle breeze of philosophy and a tale that unearths the often overlooked, simple beauty of existence. It’s a dissection of humanity. Of morality, and being, and desire. The author did a spectacular job building this fictional world. The forest where some deepest experiences, thoughts, and sentiments become unraveled through the heart-warming companionship between a monk and a robot. Treat it as a love letter to and about nature and life. And enjoy with a warm cup of tea:)