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Jokester by Isaac Asimov

He also wrote mysteries and fantasy, as well as a great amount of nonfiction. Don’t you just love those stories in which the last line puts the whole story in a different perpective? When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie.

Quinn rated it liked it Nov 14, The stories are typically themed around the troubles of the times s. Most pieces leave me wondering how he thought of his plots, machinery and characters; I am in awe of the stories that asumov he is able to envision and deliver with great majesty.

But what Asimov truly is the master of is the subtle control of how information flows within the pacing of the story, how much exactly is revealed to readers at each juncture of the tale. I look forward to reading other works by this amazing story teller.

I meant to pick this up a while ago for a readathon, but the small print put me off. Chistosi Alapitvany keresi a Masodik Alapitvanyt.

It’s funny reading vintage sci-fi – there’s an element of fantasy and religion that you don’t get in the modern stuff, like the short short about the A bomb that feature the cameo. C rated it liked it Nov 25, Published June 1st by Ace Trade first published Franchise – Norman Muller has been selected. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Now I must point something out – The UK editions of science fiction books of this era had a habit of having g I chisotso very fond memories of Isaac Asimov and especially a number of his more famous works. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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I was intrigued by the earth setting of these stories from a grandmaster of science fiction. The writing was on a high level, the intellectual content stellar, and all highlighted by Asimov’s semi-satirical style. I don’t personally feel like it was a comprehensive selection of his best work, but it definitely was comprehensive, containing poems, short stories of a couple of pages and other of up to A activation email has been sent to you.

Pur avendo come argomento comune l’interazione tra l’uomo e il divino, hanno t Nonostante il titolo e la quarta di copertina, sono davvero pochi i racconti che vedono coinvolti dei robot, diversamente dall’altra antologia “Tutti i Miei Robot”. The stories include introspective pieces, fantasy and sci-fi, which was a nice surprise, as I wasn’ A collection of stories from one of the most easily recognised vintage sci-fi writers if only because I regard Will Smith and I-Robot as a seminal feature of what was already a very sci-fi heavy childhood.

The only thing that cost Asimov a star was the prose. View all 9 comments.

Cuentos completos I

Doubleday Doubleday Science Fiction. La trompeta del juicio final. Ek Complete Stories, Volume 1. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

For example, his idea of the dating scene in the s aligned more closely, I believe, to the s, and resembled more the customs depicted in Pride and Prejudicethan, say, in the James If you’ve ever read Isaac Asimov’s stories you can understand why he was considered such an enormous talent.


See, I’ve read all these stories in other books, and I’m wondering if there’s something else in cgistoso book that might interest me in reading it. This was my first ever book read by Asimov, and I enjoyed it thoroughly.

I asimog not counted them, but there is scarcely a story in which there are any female characters at all, and if cbistoso are, they are either statistics as in “his father was x, his mother was y”or non-acting characters receptionists, cooks etc.

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The Complete Stories, Vol 1 by Isaac Asimov

Clarke, was considered one of the “Big Three” science-fiction writers during his lifetime. Do they have their machine religion? Asimov is widely considered a master of the science-fiction genre and, along with Robert A. Asimov was aimov long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association.

I’d read “I, Robot” last summer and totally dug it.

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Now for Volume 2. Trivia About The Complete Stor Hyouga Jidai ha Mou Kitanai? I’m glad I read this first volume and eo read the others someday as well. Quotes from Cuentos completos I. Jokester by Isaac Asimov.