An Audience For Einstein ePUB ☆ An Audience eBook

An Audience For Einstein ePUB ☆ An Audience eBook


An Audience For Einstein [Ebook] ➢ An Audience For Einstein By Mark Wakely – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Professor Percival Marlowe is a brilliant, elderly astrophysicist who s dying, his greatest achievement still unfinished and now beyond his diminished meansDoctor Carl Dorning, a neurosurgeon, finally Professor Percival Marlowe is a brilliant, elderly astrophysicist who s dying, his greatest achievement still unfinished and now beyond his diminished meansDoctor Carl Dorning, a neurosurgeon, finally discovers a secret method of transplanting memories from one person to another, thanks to Marlowe s millionsMiguel Sanchez, a homeless boy, agrees to become the recipient of Marlowe s knowledge and personality in this unorthodox experiment, enticed by Dorning s promises An Audience eBook ê of intelligence, wealth and respect, but dangerously unaware that his own identity will be lost foreverWhat results is a seesaw battle for control of Miguel s body, as Marlowe learns to his dismay what his lifetime of arrogance and conceit has earned himAnd when Marlowe stumbles upon the shocking procedure Dorning used in desperation to succeed, the professor does what he must to defeat Dorning and redeem himself at last.


10 thoughts on “An Audience For Einstein

  1. CJ CJ says:

    There is a fine line between scientific geniuses and mad scientists Usually it is intent, but a villain is still the hero in their own story Wakely focuseson the ethical and philosophical terrains of a scientific pioneer rather than a characterization or a tale of malfeasance Not quite as slick or heartwarming as Flowers of Algernon, but you do find yourself caught up in the story and continually questioning the motives of his unethical genius with righteous anger just because you can There is a fine line between scientific geniuses and mad scientists Usually it is intent, but a villain is still the hero in their own story Wakely focuseson the ethical and philosophical terrains of a scientific pioneer rather than a characterization or a tale of malfeasance Not quite as slick or heartwarming as Flowers of Algernon, but you do find yourself caught up in the story and continually questioning the motives of his unethical genius with righteous anger just because you can do something, doesn t mean you should.Recommended for readers who enjoyed Never Let Me Go, Elefant, AnyoneThank you to Netgalley and the publishers for the reading copy


  2. Pat Eroh Pat Eroh says:

    This book reminds me of old twilight zone movies and since I love old Twilight Zone movies shows this book is awesome The story is not really that far fetched as it seems scientists have reached some level of success with the subject going insane at least in animals I love the premise and the story is well written with believable characters It s a great read I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.


  3. Sarah Sarah says:

    This is such an interesting book with a very intruding topic, some people thought it was dull at times, and I partially agree but it was completely worth reading Mark wakely gives us a glimpse at what the future might hold in his tale about neurosurgery


  4. Lu Lu says:

    I received this book from NetGalley in exchange of an honest review.Percival Marlowe is a brilliant scientist, but he s dying and his friend and neurosurgeon Carl Dorning decides to try a revolutionary method to save his mind, transplanting his memories into another body, a younger one He chooses to use Miguel Sanchez, an eleven years old boy, whose mother is in rehab, his father is violent and he lives on the street The promise of a good home, food and wealth lets him accept to be part of thi I received this book from NetGalley in exchange of an honest review.Percival Marlowe is a brilliant scientist, but he s dying and his friend and neurosurgeon Carl Dorning decides to try a revolutionary method to save his mind, transplanting his memories into another body, a younger one He chooses to use Miguel Sanchez, an eleven years old boy, whose mother is in rehab, his father is violent and he lives on the street The promise of a good home, food and wealth lets him accept to be part of this experiment, without knowing or realizing he could lose himself forever to the professor Marlowe Starts, this way, a battle for dominance in Miguel s brain, until the very shocking ending.This short story is interesting and pose ethical and philosophical questions about life and mind What would you do to live forever Could you value one mind and person better anduseful that one other Where should the science stop Where is the ethical limit to a discovery The ends justify means and so on.The characters are well written and you can t not pity or try to understand poor Miguel and his life or the professor s desire to live, even though he grows to understand what he should do, becomingmature and less selfish.It was really a quick and pensive reading


  5. Paul Paul says:

    I m a little old for this one, but would probably be enjoyed by a younger crowd The book has been out a while and has lots of ratings already, so I ll those ratings speak for themselves.Thanks very much for the review copy


  6. Annarella Annarella says:

    I found this story a bit weird andon the speculative side than I expected.It s full of food for thought and it was an interesting read.Recommended.Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC, all opinions are mine.


  7. Chloe Chloe says:

    I enjoyed the story but the writing was a let down Unfortunately the characters rambling explanations took me out of the story often.


  8. Cordelia Cordelia says:

    This novella was first published in 2005 and republished in 2019.The story is built on the premise of a scientist and neurosurgeon planning to transfer the brain of a brilliant dying scientist to a young homeless boy so his work can be continued for the good of all humanity Not only does he get to continue his work but he get to learn what people really though of him The story reminded me very much of something that might be written by Poe It contains many elements of horror.It is well writ This novella was first published in 2005 and republished in 2019.The story is built on the premise of a scientist and neurosurgeon planning to transfer the brain of a brilliant dying scientist to a young homeless boy so his work can be continued for the good of all humanity Not only does he get to continue his work but he get to learn what people really though of him The story reminded me very much of something that might be written by Poe It contains many elements of horror.It is well written The plot well paced The characters are well rounded and seem real It held my attention and it was a good and satisfying read I would recommend this novella to anyone who enjoys science fiction or horror.Thank you to netgalley, the author and the publisher for sending me this ARC


  9. Brian Kelley Brian Kelley says:

    Rooted in a strong morality tale, Mark Wakely s An Audience for Einstein represents a great introduction into science fiction especially for teens.While the writing feels stiff and unpolished in some places, and characters narrate life a little too much for my taste, the novel speculates what if we could save the memories and knowledge of one dying person at the expense of the future of another in this case, an eleven year old Professor Dorning creates a method to extract the knowledge from t Rooted in a strong morality tale, Mark Wakely s An Audience for Einstein represents a great introduction into science fiction especially for teens.While the writing feels stiff and unpolished in some places, and characters narrate life a little too much for my taste, the novel speculates what if we could save the memories and knowledge of one dying person at the expense of the future of another in this case, an eleven year old Professor Dorning creates a method to extract the knowledge from the brain of one of the world s leading scientists, Percival Marlowe, and plants it inside the brain of a impoverished adolescent, Miguel Sanchez Dorning lies, hides all of the facts, and manipulates two lives because he judges Marlowe s life asvaluable than Miguel s.Miguel was only a poor Hispanic who didn t go to school what was the value of his life He panhandled with other teens while his mother struggled in rehab what was the value of his life There are a couple of encounters that feel like loose ends a a doctor in a hospital suspects Miguel might be in danger with Dorning, but never follows it upb child and youth services investigates Dorning, catches him in his lies, and he walksSome moments feel contrived Flat characters ring of uninteresting stereotypes a Miguel s panhandling friendsb two rookie police officers laugh and mock the maid who reports the suspected child abuseBeyond the lack of warmth, choppy writing, and minor flaws in structure, An Audience for Einstein is a good story Some passages even rise and capture the reader s fascination with some really fine moments a the title of the novel comes when Percival Marlow, now reborn as the child Miguel, stumbles into an opportunity to lecture a university class for a few momentsthe real professor of the class patronizes him and calls the class, an audience for Einstein b Miguel, an underprivileged youth, playing in the ocean for the first time in his life, tumbles beneath a wave and finds himself sucked deeper out to sea unable to swim, his life is in dangerThe core of the story cycles between the awareness of Percival Marlow back and forth with the awareness of Miguel Sanchez they share Miguel s body, but the threat looms that Marlow s brain will take overvanquishing Miguel s brain and presence forever Miguel will soon be dormant, never to return.Even though this will not be the best written book your students will read, many will enjoy the moral implications it is built upon An Audience for Einstein is a solid choice for any middle school classroom library I m looking forward to reading some Writer s Notebook entries or student reflections once they find this book on my shelves


  10. Jennifer Wardrip Jennifer Wardrip says:

    Reviewed by Mechele R Dillard for TeensReadToo.comYoung Percival Marlowe was a typical science geek elderly Professor Marlowe is a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist who needstime to complete all of the brilliant projects he has yet to share with the world Unable to find a way to retrieve his own youth, Marlowe backs the project of neurosurgeon Carl Dorning, hoping but never truly believing that Dorning s revolutionary technique of transplanting memories will prove successful by the tim Reviewed by Mechele R Dillard for TeensReadToo.comYoung Percival Marlowe was a typical science geek elderly Professor Marlowe is a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist who needstime to complete all of the brilliant projects he has yet to share with the world Unable to find a way to retrieve his own youth, Marlowe backs the project of neurosurgeon Carl Dorning, hoping but never truly believing that Dorning s revolutionary technique of transplanting memories will prove successful by the time Marlowe s rapidly approaching death arrives Dorning knows that he only has one shot at transplanting Marlowe s essence, and realizes that the Professor doesn t have much time When he meets a young homeless boy, Miguel Sanchez, all of the pieces begin to fall into place But, when Marlowe finally realizes that this procedure may actually happen, he begins to question the moral implications of Dorning s potential success You ve wrestled with the procedures and won, but not with the long term consequences, Dorning Don t you see If you re successful, you might have found a unique way to create a new class of slaves p 42 Mark Wakely s first novel tackles some big issues, forcing the reader to weigh the value of the life of a genius of science against that of an illiterate street urchin Is the potential value of continuing a life already proven invaluable to mankind worth the sacrifice of one homeless boy who doesn t even know his own age Or is the unique spirit Miguel brings to humanityimportant than all of the equations and theories a second life for Professor Marlowe could offer 2006 EPPIE Award 2003 Authorlink New Author Award for Science Fiction 2002 03 Fountainhead Productions National Writing Contest Winner 2003 Writemovies.com International Writing Competition, Finalist


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10 thoughts on “An Audience For Einstein

  1. CJ CJ says:

    There is a fine line between scientific geniuses and mad scientists Usually it is intent, but a villain is still the hero in their own story Wakely focuseson the ethical and philosophical terrains of a scientific pioneer rather than a characterization or a tale of malfeasance Not quite as slick or heartwarming as Flowers of Algernon, but you do find yourself caught up in the story and continually questioning the motives of his unethical genius with righteous anger just because you can There is a fine line between scientific geniuses and mad scientists Usually it is intent, but a villain is still the hero in their own story Wakely focuseson the ethical and philosophical terrains of a scientific pioneer rather than a characterization or a tale of malfeasance Not quite as slick or heartwarming as Flowers of Algernon, but you do find yourself caught up in the story and continually questioning the motives of his unethical genius with righteous anger just because you can do something, doesn t mean you should.Recommended for readers who enjoyed Never Let Me Go, Elefant, AnyoneThank you to Netgalley and the publishers for the reading copy

  2. Pat Eroh Pat Eroh says:

    This book reminds me of old twilight zone movies and since I love old Twilight Zone movies shows this book is awesome The story is not really that far fetched as it seems scientists have reached some level of success with the subject going insane at least in animals I love the premise and the story is well written with believable characters It s a great read I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.

  3. Sarah Sarah says:

    This is such an interesting book with a very intruding topic, some people thought it was dull at times, and I partially agree but it was completely worth reading Mark wakely gives us a glimpse at what the future might hold in his tale about neurosurgery

  4. Lu Lu says:

    I received this book from NetGalley in exchange of an honest review.Percival Marlowe is a brilliant scientist, but he s dying and his friend and neurosurgeon Carl Dorning decides to try a revolutionary method to save his mind, transplanting his memories into another body, a younger one He chooses to use Miguel Sanchez, an eleven years old boy, whose mother is in rehab, his father is violent and he lives on the street The promise of a good home, food and wealth lets him accept to be part of thi I received this book from NetGalley in exchange of an honest review.Percival Marlowe is a brilliant scientist, but he s dying and his friend and neurosurgeon Carl Dorning decides to try a revolutionary method to save his mind, transplanting his memories into another body, a younger one He chooses to use Miguel Sanchez, an eleven years old boy, whose mother is in rehab, his father is violent and he lives on the street The promise of a good home, food and wealth lets him accept to be part of this experiment, without knowing or realizing he could lose himself forever to the professor Marlowe Starts, this way, a battle for dominance in Miguel s brain, until the very shocking ending.This short story is interesting and pose ethical and philosophical questions about life and mind What would you do to live forever Could you value one mind and person better anduseful that one other Where should the science stop Where is the ethical limit to a discovery The ends justify means and so on.The characters are well written and you can t not pity or try to understand poor Miguel and his life or the professor s desire to live, even though he grows to understand what he should do, becomingmature and less selfish.It was really a quick and pensive reading

  5. Paul Paul says:

    I m a little old for this one, but would probably be enjoyed by a younger crowd The book has been out a while and has lots of ratings already, so I ll those ratings speak for themselves.Thanks very much for the review copy

  6. Annarella Annarella says:

    I found this story a bit weird andon the speculative side than I expected.It s full of food for thought and it was an interesting read.Recommended.Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC, all opinions are mine.

  7. Chloe Chloe says:

    I enjoyed the story but the writing was a let down Unfortunately the characters rambling explanations took me out of the story often.

  8. Cordelia Cordelia says:

    This novella was first published in 2005 and republished in 2019.The story is built on the premise of a scientist and neurosurgeon planning to transfer the brain of a brilliant dying scientist to a young homeless boy so his work can be continued for the good of all humanity Not only does he get to continue his work but he get to learn what people really though of him The story reminded me very much of something that might be written by Poe It contains many elements of horror.It is well writ This novella was first published in 2005 and republished in 2019.The story is built on the premise of a scientist and neurosurgeon planning to transfer the brain of a brilliant dying scientist to a young homeless boy so his work can be continued for the good of all humanity Not only does he get to continue his work but he get to learn what people really though of him The story reminded me very much of something that might be written by Poe It contains many elements of horror.It is well written The plot well paced The characters are well rounded and seem real It held my attention and it was a good and satisfying read I would recommend this novella to anyone who enjoys science fiction or horror.Thank you to netgalley, the author and the publisher for sending me this ARC

  9. Brian Kelley Brian Kelley says:

    Rooted in a strong morality tale, Mark Wakely s An Audience for Einstein represents a great introduction into science fiction especially for teens.While the writing feels stiff and unpolished in some places, and characters narrate life a little too much for my taste, the novel speculates what if we could save the memories and knowledge of one dying person at the expense of the future of another in this case, an eleven year old Professor Dorning creates a method to extract the knowledge from t Rooted in a strong morality tale, Mark Wakely s An Audience for Einstein represents a great introduction into science fiction especially for teens.While the writing feels stiff and unpolished in some places, and characters narrate life a little too much for my taste, the novel speculates what if we could save the memories and knowledge of one dying person at the expense of the future of another in this case, an eleven year old Professor Dorning creates a method to extract the knowledge from the brain of one of the world s leading scientists, Percival Marlowe, and plants it inside the brain of a impoverished adolescent, Miguel Sanchez Dorning lies, hides all of the facts, and manipulates two lives because he judges Marlowe s life asvaluable than Miguel s.Miguel was only a poor Hispanic who didn t go to school what was the value of his life He panhandled with other teens while his mother struggled in rehab what was the value of his life There are a couple of encounters that feel like loose ends a a doctor in a hospital suspects Miguel might be in danger with Dorning, but never follows it upb child and youth services investigates Dorning, catches him in his lies, and he walksSome moments feel contrived Flat characters ring of uninteresting stereotypes a Miguel s panhandling friendsb two rookie police officers laugh and mock the maid who reports the suspected child abuseBeyond the lack of warmth, choppy writing, and minor flaws in structure, An Audience for Einstein is a good story Some passages even rise and capture the reader s fascination with some really fine moments a the title of the novel comes when Percival Marlow, now reborn as the child Miguel, stumbles into an opportunity to lecture a university class for a few momentsthe real professor of the class patronizes him and calls the class, an audience for Einstein b Miguel, an underprivileged youth, playing in the ocean for the first time in his life, tumbles beneath a wave and finds himself sucked deeper out to sea unable to swim, his life is in dangerThe core of the story cycles between the awareness of Percival Marlow back and forth with the awareness of Miguel Sanchez they share Miguel s body, but the threat looms that Marlow s brain will take overvanquishing Miguel s brain and presence forever Miguel will soon be dormant, never to return.Even though this will not be the best written book your students will read, many will enjoy the moral implications it is built upon An Audience for Einstein is a solid choice for any middle school classroom library I m looking forward to reading some Writer s Notebook entries or student reflections once they find this book on my shelves

  10. Jennifer Wardrip Jennifer Wardrip says:

    Reviewed by Mechele R Dillard for TeensReadToo.comYoung Percival Marlowe was a typical science geek elderly Professor Marlowe is a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist who needstime to complete all of the brilliant projects he has yet to share with the world Unable to find a way to retrieve his own youth, Marlowe backs the project of neurosurgeon Carl Dorning, hoping but never truly believing that Dorning s revolutionary technique of transplanting memories will prove successful by the tim Reviewed by Mechele R Dillard for TeensReadToo.comYoung Percival Marlowe was a typical science geek elderly Professor Marlowe is a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist who needstime to complete all of the brilliant projects he has yet to share with the world Unable to find a way to retrieve his own youth, Marlowe backs the project of neurosurgeon Carl Dorning, hoping but never truly believing that Dorning s revolutionary technique of transplanting memories will prove successful by the time Marlowe s rapidly approaching death arrives Dorning knows that he only has one shot at transplanting Marlowe s essence, and realizes that the Professor doesn t have much time When he meets a young homeless boy, Miguel Sanchez, all of the pieces begin to fall into place But, when Marlowe finally realizes that this procedure may actually happen, he begins to question the moral implications of Dorning s potential success You ve wrestled with the procedures and won, but not with the long term consequences, Dorning Don t you see If you re successful, you might have found a unique way to create a new class of slaves p 42 Mark Wakely s first novel tackles some big issues, forcing the reader to weigh the value of the life of a genius of science against that of an illiterate street urchin Is the potential value of continuing a life already proven invaluable to mankind worth the sacrifice of one homeless boy who doesn t even know his own age Or is the unique spirit Miguel brings to humanityimportant than all of the equations and theories a second life for Professor Marlowe could offer 2006 EPPIE Award 2003 Authorlink New Author Award for Science Fiction 2002 03 Fountainhead Productions National Writing Contest Winner 2003 Writemovies.com International Writing Competition, Finalist

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