Kiln People (alt: Kil’n People)

Imagined AI depiction of the book "Kiln People (alt: Kil’n People)" by David Brin, encapsulating the essence of this hugo-2003 award winning novel.

In the futuristic world of Kiln People, individuals can create clay copies of themselves to handle the mundane tasks of everyday life. These copies, or “dittos,” only last for a day, but they allow people to be in multiple places at once. The story follows a private investigator named Albert Morris as he hires multiple dittos of himself to help solve a perplexing case. However, as Morris and his dittos delve deeper into the investigation, they uncover a conspiracy that puts their lives at risk. The novel explores themes of identity, consciousness, and what it means to be truly human. As Morris and his dittos navigate through the bustling and technologically advanced city, they encounter various challenges and adversaries who threaten to derail their mission. With its blend of science fiction, mystery, and philosophical inquiries, Kiln People takes readers on a thought-provoking and thrilling journey.

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