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Foundation and Empire - Isaac Asimov
Foundation and Empire
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780553803723 (0553803727)
Publisher: Spectra
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Series: Foundation (Publication Order) (#2)
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TheBrainintheJar
TheBrainintheJar rated it
3.0 Foundation and Empire
For a person who wrote so many books, it starts to look like maybe fiction isn’t Asimov’s thing. It doesn’t even read like he’s a got lot passion for it. He’s far more interested in grand ideas. That’s why there are no characters, and he cares little about pretending that they’re more than game piec...
Luis
Luis rated it
5.0 I LOVE this
This is a story about politics, with science fiction as a backdrop. If you want pow-pow lasers, this isn't for you. This book is really a work of art. I've read it three times and plan to read it many times more. It's also highly believable. There really could be a science of mass psychology, ma...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
5.0
A great book! I loved it. While the set up is slightly different (more focused on specific characters for longer periods of time) than the first, there is still a focus on the holistic history of the Foundation, which involves large time jumps. Because of the bigger roles the characters played, it w...
Shelf Indulgence
Shelf Indulgence rated it
4.0 Foundation and Empire
As I read Foundation and Empire, I was struck by how much I liked Foundation by comparison. Aside from the thematic elements that kept me engaged, as I thought back on it, I liked how Asimov wrote about how individual people, while important and significant at the time, are only incidental over the ...
Farnaz
Farnaz rated it
5.0 Foundation and Empire
The Galactic Empire is still strong, though not as it was centuries before. The emperor Cleon II ruled the empire. One of his military officers, Bel Riose volunteered to annex the Foundation. He learns that the foundation possesses striking new technologies that can be used for military purposes. Fo...
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