Such great world-building! An excellent second installation in this series.
To the performance, while I love the narrator as an actress, her character voices tend toward the shrill and are very hard for me to tolerate, especially in the car or directly in my ears.
“Eggs are so inadequate, don‘t you think? I mean, they ought to be able to become *anything*, but instead you always get a chicken, or a duck, or whatever they‘re programmed to be. You never get anything interesting like, ”regret,‘ or, ‘The middle of the night last week.‘”
Translator Glick brings some delightful whimsy a la Phantom Tollbooth to this fascinating series that is largely told from the POV of, and about, somewhat mechanical characters.