Publish date: August 2009
Pages no: 375
Edition language: Spanish
Series: Robot (#0.1)
Another case where the movie was good, but the book was better (coincidently my top "book beats movie by a mile" had Will Smith in the leading role - the top one was "I am legend"...)
by Isaac Azimov This is one of those SciFi classics I've been meaning to read forever, so I finally took the plunge and found it very different than I might have expected. It seemed to me like a series of short stories that merge from one to the next without apparent demarcation. On the first pa...
I was not expecting the format for this book, that it would be split up into multiple stories that are independent but tie together. But eventually I really grew to like them, especially as the book went on. It was almost always like a sci-fi mystery, "how is this robot subverting the 3 laws?" but w...
Interesting little book, if out of date. And apparently the movie (hyped on my edition's cover) is nothing like the book. My dad had seen the movie but never read the book (I was shocked—and my Asimov fan of a brother had not read nor seen), and we were talking about two completely different stories...
Asimov is an amazing writer, he just has this writing style that doesn't tell you exactly what is happening, but tells you something and leaves you to find the importance of this situation that a character was in, the foundations trilogy is next on my list.
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