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The Gods Themselves - Isaac Asimov
The Gods Themselves
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Only a few know the terrifying truth--an outcast Earth scientist, a rebellious alien inhabitant of a dying planet, a lunar-born human intuitionist who senses the imminent annihilation of the Sun.  They know the truth--but who will listen?  They have foreseen the cost of abundant energy--but who... show more
Only a few know the terrifying truth--an outcast Earth scientist, a rebellious alien inhabitant of a dying planet, a lunar-born human intuitionist who senses the imminent annihilation of the Sun.  They know the truth--but who will listen?  They have foreseen the cost of abundant energy--but who will believe?  These few beings, human and alien, hold the key to the Earth's survival.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780553288100 (0553288105)
ASIN: 553288105
Publisher: Bantam/Spectra
Pages no: 293
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
3.0 Dua, Odeen, and Tritt: "The Gods Themselves" by Isaac Asimov
"Mit der Dummheit kämpfen Götter selbst vergebens."Friedrich SchillerI admired it much more than I actually enjoyed it. Asimov's ideas are brilliant but his characters are somewhat bloodless and cardboard. Even when he tries to work against this it comes out all embarrassing. The third section on th...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
4.0 The Gods Themselves
A somewhat interesting book that was up and down in holding my interest. It does wrap up the story very well in the end and the last part raised my rating from a 3 to a 4.
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
4.0 The Gods Themselves
A somewhat interesting book that was up and down in holding my interest. It does wrap up the story very well in the end and the last part raised my rating from a 3 to a 4.
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.
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