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➯ An Audience for Einstein (2006 EPPIE Award Winner) Read ➸ Author Mark Wakely –

An Audience for Einstein (2006 EPPIE Award Winner)Professor Percival Marlowe Is A Brilliant, Elderly Astrophysicist Who S Dying, His Greatest Achievement Still Unfinished And Now Beyond His Diminished Means Doctor Carl Dorning, A Neurosurgeon, Finally Discovers A Secret Method Of Transplanting Memories From One Person To Another, Thanks To Marlowe S Millions Miguel Sanchez, A Homeless Boy, Agrees To Become The Recipient Of Marlowe S Knowledge And Personality In This Unorthodox Experiment, Enticed By Dorning S Promises Of Intelligence, Wealth And Respect, But Dangerously Unaware That His Own Identity Will Be Lost Forever What 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 Him And 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.

➯ An Audience for Einstein (2006 EPPIE Award Winner) Read ➸ Author Mark Wakely –
  • Paperback
  • 176 pages
  • An Audience for Einstein (2006 EPPIE Award Winner)
  • Mark Wakely
  • English
  • 13 March 2017
  • 9781594260964

    10 thoughts on “➯ An Audience for Einstein (2006 EPPIE Award Winner) Read ➸ Author Mark Wakely –

  1. 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 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 as valuable 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...

  2. 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 needs time 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...

  3. says:

    Professor Percival Marlowe, a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist, is dying, much to his regret But he is not without hope years before, Doctor Carl Dorning, a neurosurgeon, had talked Marlowe into financing his research into preserving the brain in another body In the waning days of Marlowe s life, Dorning sees the necessity for finding a donor for Marlowe s brain and seizes upon Miguel Sanchez, a...

  4. says:

    Similar to Flowers for Algernon An old scientist is near death and a doctor convinces him to transfer his mind into a boy The boy and scientist agree, but then both decide the doctor misled them The scientist uses his intelligence to foil the doctor s plan.Favorite quote His gaze grew ...

  5. 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

  6. says:

    I read this with my son when he was in 6th grade and it gave us a lot to talk about It s an intriguing book that raises some good questions about the value of life and the bounds of scientific research and knowledge.

  7. says:

    Great idea for a story line, but the writing was awful This book ended up being a chore to finish.

  8. says:

    Rating this four stars for the story, which is thought provoking and makes an interesting starting point for a group discussion The writing isn t extraordinary but it isn t awful, either.

  9. says:

    Was a fun read with ethical moral issues thrown inand a good ending.

  10. says:

    This was a book club book that I just could NOT get into I found the science of it very unbelievable I don t think I would have finished it unless it had been for book club.

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