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Foundation (Foundation, #1) - Isaac Asimov
Foundation (Foundation, #1)
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780385050470 (038505047X)
Publisher: Doubleday Books
Pages no: 227
Edition language: English
Science Fiction
Series: Foundation (#1)
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markk rated it
4.5 Getting around at last to an SF classic
This is a book that I first tried reading decades ago, but I just couldn’t get into it at the time. Perhaps it was for the best, because returning to it now allowed me to appreciate aspects of the book I wouldn’t have when I was younger, such as Asimov’s engagement with religion and his faith in a t...
mattries37315 rated it
4.0 Foundation (Foundation #1)
An Empire has begun to decline and one man had produced a plan to shorten the resulting Dark Age and found a Second Empire. Isaac Asimov based his “Hugo Best All-Time Series” on this premise, one man setting up a Foundation for the future of mankind but not telling his successors about how to bring...
Brain Gourmet
Brain Gourmet rated it
2.0 Foundation (Foundation, #1)
Really, Asimov?The future painted in Foundation, a future 10,000 years from now, has male emperors, scientists, thinkers, officials, warriors. Male humans. And they all have Western or Russian-sounding names. And they have the same life-expectancy as today, create conspiracies, fight, build monarch...
TheBrainintheJar rated it
3.0 Foundation
Foundation is another novel where two styles clash. Unlike others, though, Asimov manages to make them merge. It’s especially impressive because these are two styles which shouldn’t work together. Asimov is a much better writer than people give him credit. He may not understand human beings, but few...
Ivie Hill's Rant Rampage
Ivie Hill's Rant Rampage rated it
2.0 Foundation
I have to ask...What is the big deal with this series???I have read Foundation, and honestly, it left me flat. I have geared myself up for an epic SciFi novel, and found myself reading something resembling an instruction manual instead. The novel revolves around psychohistorians who successfully app...
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