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The Gods Themselves - Isaac Asimov
The Gods Themselves
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In the year 2100, mankind on Earth, settlers in a lunar colony and aliens from the para-universe, a strange universe parallel in time to our own, are faced with a race against time to prevent total destruction of the Earth. The invention of the Inter-Universe Electron Pump has threatened the rate... show more
In the year 2100, mankind on Earth, settlers in a lunar colony and aliens from the para-universe, a strange universe parallel in time to our own, are faced with a race against time to prevent total destruction of the Earth. The invention of the Inter-Universe Electron Pump has threatened the rate of hydrogen fusion in the sun, leading, inevitably, to the possibilty of a vast explosion -- and the vapourisation of the Earth exactly eight minutes later ...
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781857989342 (1857989341)
Publisher: Millenium
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.5 Asimov foresees the Climate Change debate
The title of this book is a part of a longer title, which is used to split up the three sections of the book: Against Stupidity the Gods Themselves Contend in Vain'. I believe that that is actually an Ancient Greek saying, which is not surprising at all. Nope, as it turns out I am incorrect (thankyo...
CDRBill
CDRBill rated it
4.0 The Gods Themselves
Although Asimov has written better stories, this one was pretty good. I think it may be the only one where he actually writes about aliens and even alien sex. There is also some good hard science here.
The Bookchemist
The Bookchemist rated it
It's not that easy to create believable, vivid characters the reader can relate and sympathize with. Asimov achieves that despite the handicap that his characters are clouds of floating gas. One of his best novels.Featured in my Top 5 Weird Science-Fiction Novels: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZMH...
Book Trauma
Book Trauma rated it
4.0 The Gods Themselves
I know I have said this before about other good books but I really do wonder how I missed this one. I've read a good majority of Asimov's works and considering the esteem this is held in I'm slightly lessened by not having read this earlier. I've always loved Asimov best out of the science fiction g...
Saquib Mehmood's Blog
Saquib Mehmood's Blog rated it
5.0
I've rated it five stars, purely for Asimov's imagination in creating an entirely plausible sexual ethos of an alien life form.
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