Prelude to Foundation (Foundation, #1)
It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who... show more
It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who would see him fall - those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future.Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarkable theory of prediction. Little does the young Outworld mathematician know that he has already sealed his fate and the fate of humanity. For Hari possesses the prophetic power that makes him the most wanted man in the Empire... the man who holds the key to the future - an apocalyptic power to be know forever after as the Foundation.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 1991
Publisher: Bantam Spectra
Pages no: 434
Edition language: English
Series: Foundation (Chronological Order) Prequel 1
Jeszcze przed końcem roku udało się przesłuchać kolejny klasyk sci-fi. Jeżeli kiedykolwiek słyszeliście o "Ja, Robot' albo o 3 prawach robotyki, to nie trzeba Wam przedstawiać tego autora. Jeżeli nie, to może warto się zapoznać z jego twórczością. Czy warto? Czytajcie dalej, a się dowiecie. Hari Se...
As I've been reading this series, I've seen several discussions on the order in which the entire Foundation series should be read. Asimov himself, in the foreword to this volume, gives a chronological order in which the books take place, from the Robot books to the Empire books, through the Foundat...
Very interesting reading. Every good thing about science fiction can be found here.
I am happy to be finally finished with this book.I don't think this should be the first book read in the Foundation series.The original first book - Foundation - was much better!Come back to this story only once you've read all the others in the series and are looking for more.
This particular episode in the series doesn't ring any bells. It may be time to start at the beginning and work my way through.