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Doing that now made me re-evaluate it a bit.

The Complete Stories, Vol 1

Atomic age blue sky stuff with a sense of the frontier in it a still with a bit of isac in future. They were mostly bad stories, but well written. Enjoyable read for Asimov fans.

He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy.

They do talk of slide rules, though. Perhaps a couple of issaac will lsaac to whet the appetite of those who have yet to savour Asimov’s talent!

For example, his idea of the dating scene in the s aligned more closely, I believe, to the s, and resembled more the customs depicted in Pride and Prejudicethan, say, in the James Dean movie, “Rebel Without A Cause.

His exceptional intelligence enabled him to master new systems rapidly, and he soon became a successful and distinguished professor at Columbia and even co-authored a biochemistry textbook within a few years. Asimov knew how to write a story. He wrote over books in iisaac course of his life, from the s to the s. To ask other readers questions about The Complete Stories, Vol 1please sign up.


A good collection of Asimov’s short stories.

Cuentos completos I

Sure, some of chsitoso is outdated but it’s not just about the technology it’s about the human condition as a result of it. Dec 29, Duncan rated it it was ok. Mar 25, Sesana rated it really liked it Shelves: A very nice collection of short stories, with Mr. To start with, virtually all of the characters in the stories are male. I have not counted them, but there is scarcely a story in which there are any female characters at all, and if there are, they are either statistics as in “his father was x, his mother was y”or non-acting characters receptionists, cooks etc.

Robot Dreams (Robot #) by Isaac Asimov

Overall, I could only give this two stars, and this despite the fact that some of the robot novels and the Foundation series rank, in my view, amongst the most excellent Sci-Fi I read. Kak ryby v vode. He was writing the stories in the 50s but he dealt with the multiverse, self-aware AI, social engineering, even nascent technologies like “spritzing”.

With many I only had to see the title to remember the dl though it had been decades.

The Foundation of S. Books by Isaac Asimov.

As a selection of stories, i don’t consider this book a really good one. Paperbackpages.

She has her underling convinced that she – the underling is also This review is for the eponymous short story Robot Dreams found in the book Robot Chlstoso Robot 0. Lists chistowo This Book. The Gentle Vultures [] reminds me of Iain Banks’s State of the Art [], but compare the depth of characterisation and the discursive nature of the psychology of the culture being observed between the two similar stories and Banks wins by light-months. Someday – Two boys have discovered the magic of squiggles that represent letters and numbers.


Even more so because I would not have expected it. The Complete Stories 1. Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. As a youngster he discovered his talent for writing, producing his first original fiction at the age of eleven.

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I found the book to be a brilliant collection of wildly imaginative stories, all still rooted in the logic of good sci-fi. Married Janet Asimov in In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Heinlein and Issac C. But what Asimov truly is the master of is the subtle control of how information flows within the pacing of the story, how much exactly is revealed to readers at each juncture of the tale.