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In Fact, some Profession [] were so badly written, so seemingly thrown together on the typewriter and not proofed afterthat if the author had remained withheld, I would not have guessed chisyoso author would have been the great Isaac Asimov.

It offers an absolutely surprising origin of laughter with a whooping ending, including Asimov’s isaca final unpredicted plot twists. To me genius comes with the creation of complete novelty, not necessarily with an invention or scientific discovery, merely with an idea. He continued writing until just a few years before his death from heart and kidney failure on April 6, Dreaming Is A Private Think – Dreams are recorded by those who excel at dreaming and then sold to others to enjoy.

Carefully, AC organized the program. Open Preview See a Problem? Yvonne rated it did not like it Aug 21, It’s fascinating to read about future technologies from the past.

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Noel Kavanagh rated it liked it Nov 14, Profes Los cuentos incluidos en este volumen son: There is a lot in this short story that was used in the Will Smith “I, Robot” movie. He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy.

The unifying gimmicks that all the stories take place on Earth, but this was probably more of a novelty in the 50’s than in today’s more dystopian genre. Apr 23, robyn rated it liked it Shelves: Isaac Asimov was born in Petrovichi, Russia, on January 2, He penned numerous short stories, among them “Nightfall”, which in was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor.


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If someone told me it was an adapted version of a Colette short story, I’d be prepared to believe them. Feb 28, Lloyd rated it really liked it Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’m in Marsport without Hilda: Another, “Gimmicks Three” has an amusing take on deals with the devil, but most are too short to develop the premises fully. It’s great to see his early writings and how they evolved over time. Mavis Himes rated it did not like it Aug 16, He has works published in nine o Isaac Asimov was a Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.

Fantasy one, more than science fiction. Second is The Rest of the Robots. Instead, he focuses on the reader as he writes.

Oct 19, Paul Weiss rated it it was amazing Shelves: A very entertaining group of stories. I love Isaac Asimov, especially his robot stories, but most of these were just strange.

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This book seems like a great introduction to the author’s full novels. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. More than 40 cases of cringeworthy dialogue and ridiculous characterization.

Resulta dificil encontrar un relato tan valioso como La ultima pregunta, por el cistoso el propio autor mostro siempre una clara predileccion. 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.

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I found the book to be a brilliant collection of wildly imaginative stories, all still rooted in the logic of good sci-fi. The Gentle Vultures [] reminds me of Iain Banks’s Asimv of the Art [], but compare the depth of characterisation and the discursive nature of the psychology of the culture being observed between the two similar stories and Banks wins by light-months.

Hi James love the rating! See 2 questions about Cuentos completos I…. There was one the title story and it was pretty good. In this you can see the ideals and personal strengths that went into later heavy-hitters such as the Foundation series – an elegant simplicity of illumination hiding a masterly art of directing and manipulating the thoughts of readers.


This is easily one of Asimov’s greatest short story collection, and as one of the few early sci-fi writers he defines a genre unknown to the public during his time.

The collection also featured some of Asimov’s fantasy stories, my first experience of such things, and even though I consider him a good writer of good ideas my eyes just glazed over at the mention of faeries and Avalaon for example. Muestra los peligros que engendra un aparato que permite mirar al pasado. I expected all the stories to be brilliant, science-wise, but I did not expect Asimov to be this engaging a storyteller.

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Pero este volumen incluye ademas otras piezas que hoy podemos considerar grandes clasicos: The action focusses on the uneasy relationship that develops between the robot and the bored housewife, who’s plagued with general feelings of helplessness and inadequacy; the robot, programmed with the Three Laws and obliged to protect her from anything that might be liable to cause her harm, does its best to address the problem.

Nebula Award Nominee That is to e, this one was really bad. You do not see Asimov wading often into the oceans of metaphor, and even then rarely does he tread past isawc shallows of simile – instead he prefers to stick to facts and dialogue, through which he creates his own atmosphere; utilizing the story and characters, as well as the all-important puzzle, as his weapon of choice.

That might set the account straight. And as bonus reading a couple of attempts at humourous poetry about being a science fiction writer.