Prelude to Foundation (Foundation, #1)
In PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION, what happed in the many centuries before the events made famous in Asimov's other Foundation novels -- hitherto only hinted at -- is now revealed. The Key to the Future It is the year 12,020 G.E. and the last Galactic Emperor of the Autun dynasty, Cleon I, sits uneasily... show more
In PRELUDE TO FOUNDATION, what happed in the many centuries before the events made famous in Asimov's other Foundation novels -- hitherto only hinted at -- is now revealed. The Key to the Future It is the year 12,020 G.E. and the last Galactic Emperor of the Autun dynasty, Cleon I, sits uneasily on the throne. These are troubled times and Cleon is desperate to find a way to calm them. When young Outworld mathematician Hari Seldon arrives on Trantor to present a paper on psychohistory, his astounding theory of prediction, the emperor believes that his future security may rest on Seldon's prophetic powers. But Hari Seldon becomes the most wanted man in the Empire as he struggles desperately to keep his remarkable theory from falling into the wrong hands. At the same time he must he must forge the key to the future - a power to be known as the Foundation.
Publish date: 1989
Pages no: 460
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.