The Minority Report shares about two things (aside from its title) with the movie: the main character’s name (not his position in the police, or his actual current place in life, just his name), and the fact that his police station has 3 precogs predicting crime. Of course, in the story, every police station has their own 3, and violent crimes have been eliminated from society.
This one is a mind bender by the end. The report in question sets up a series of events that leaves the reader wondering whether free will exists, or whether Anderton was predestined to go down the road he went down. At 100 pages, it was also easy to burn through on, say, a lunch break, so I would maybe suggest picking this up from a library (so you don’t drop $15 on something you’ll finish in an hour or two). It’s definitely a really good read, and one you’ll be pondering for potentially even longer than you spend reading it. Worth every word.
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