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Friend
Author: Diana Henstell
ISBN-13: 9780553253153
ISBN-10: 0553253158
Publication Date: 10/1/1985
Pages: 323
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 4 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 1
"Paul Conway--born to brilliance, with a mind that flashes and sparks scientific fireworks. A young genius desperately isolated in a world of theories and formulae few can understand. Until he meets shy and loving Samantha. The friend he never had. The love he only dreamed of.
He loves her so much, he cannot let her go. And when suddenly, tragically, Samantha is lost, he makes a solemn vow--to use all his gifts of genius to keep his beloved Samantha. For just a little while longer..." words from back cover
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Helpful Score: 1
This is a description I got off of amazon, but completely accurate to the book

The main character, Paul, in this book is a mathematical genius who is made fun of by the kids at school. He builds a robot that he uses as his only friend. Finally when his family moves he meets a friend named Sam. They become very close. Then one night Sam's father goes into a drunken rage destroying Paul's robot and killing his own daughter Sam. Paul is completely devastated by the loss of his friend and ends up implanting the brain of his computer friend into his friend Sam's skull and brings her back to life. But the person she comes backas is a monster bent on destruction and revenge, a creature Paul can't control.
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"More than a thriller-Though it is superbly suspensful. A love story unlike any you have ever read" -- John Saul
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this was a great book. A lot of suspense and scarry.