The Naked Sun (R. Daneel Olivaw, No. 2)
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 1986-10-12
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Pages no: 270
Edition language: English
Nutshell: superstar earthling detective imported to dyslibertopian planet to investigate murder.Libertarian dystopia is Solaria, a planet of 20,000 human persons who live on separate estates, worked by 200,000,000 robot slaves (28-29). The libertarian individualism is so complete that humans don't...
One of Asimov's favorite plot devices was to take a particular phobia and apply it to an entire culture. It was fear of the dark in Nightfall, and in Naked Sun it is agoraphobia. Long before the invention of the Internet Asimov wrote about a future society in which everyone communicated by video s...
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