The Naked Sun
Publish date: 1973
Publisher: Panther / Granada
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
Read as part of The Rest of the Robots. See that review.
Among Asimov's best novels, the picture of the culture of the advanced "Spacer" "Outer Worlds" such as Solaria, and of robots is rich and thought provoking, and I can't help but give a nod to that in my rating. Yet I admit this wasn't as enjoyable to read as it was in my teens, and part of that is b...
Asimov doesn't like Solaria.There are several suggestions in this book that he doesn't like Solaria, and in other books he'll make it very clear by drawing the course of Solaria's history to end up creating beings with a (lack of) morality meant to horrify the reader.In this book, Solaria is at its ...
Another excellent sci-fi who-dunnit by Asimov. I like the character of Elijah Baley, but again it seems that Asimov's writing hasn't progressed to the point where he can write really deep characters that have relatable emotional moments. There were many times where I couldn't comprehend why a charac...
The sci fi mystery is, I think, Asimov at his best. And really, the later Robot/Foundation novels are themselves sort of elaborate mysteries of plotting. Dated, but fun.