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Foundation and Earth - Community Reviews back

by Isaac Asimov
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CDRBill rated it 3 years ago
I really like how this book and the search for ancient earth ties the Foundation books and the Robot books together in a culmination of over 20,000 years of human history!
TheBrainintheJar rated it 3 years ago
If Foundation’s Edge sees Asimov diving into the Thriller genre, then Foundation and Earth is the complete opposite. Here, Asimov attempts something far more psychological and philosophical. These were things he avoided in previous installments. Considering how different Edge was in terms of ideas, ...
Book Ramblings
Book Ramblings rated it 4 years ago
At the beginning of this year part of my vague reading plan was to reread the original Foundation Trilogy then move on to the subsequent unread Foundation books that Asimov wrote during the 80s, 30 years after the last book of the trilogy, [b:Second Foundation|29580|Second Foundation (Foundation, #3...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it 4 years ago
With Foundation and Earth, I've made it through the core volumes of Asimov's Foundation series. There are two prequels (along with three books that expound on the future of the series by three other authors) that I will likely go ahead and read, but as far as what Asimov envisioned for the series, I...
The English Student
The English Student rated it 4 years ago
In the fifth and last instalment of his Foundation series, the oh-so-enlightened Isaac Asimov decides that it is a good idea to introduce a whole lot of sex into his previously quite prudish storyline. Golan Trevize, with his companions Bliss and Janov Pelorat (who are, you know, at it), go on a spa...
Reading a Thousand Lives
Reading a Thousand Lives rated it 6 years ago
I think this is my favorite out of the series so far.
Books with a Beu
Books with a Beu rated it 8 years ago
This book had a lot of interest premises thrown into it. They initially seemed like good ideas to expand upon, but ultimately felt rushed and incomplete. Upon finishing the book, I finally figured out why.When the book began, there seemed to be this forced inclusion of robots into the mix of the s...
gcsabai rated it 8 years ago
Booklog rated it 9 years ago
I really wanted to give this book like a four, but upon further reflection I just can't. Foundation and Earth is the conclusion of Asimov's masterpiece Foundation Series (I haven't read the two prequels yet) and it takes the series in a completely new direction. Which is wonderful, and also proble...
NinthWanderer rated it 9 years ago
This book doesn't stand out in my memory as well as the first four, but I only read this one once and had read the previous books multiple times. I recall enjoying the search for Earth, finding the end a bit of a let-down, but wanting to pick up the Robot books to see the connections. I never did.
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