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To the Beginning of the End of an Empire

Advantages: beautifully written and engaging story, well rounded characters, thought provoking storyline
Disadvantages: none

~~~~~A bit of background~~~~~ This book is undoubtedly one of the masterworks of science fiction, but before I can even begin to explain why to you, first I feel I should give a brief introduction to the author in order to offer some insight. Isaac A ...

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"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent"

Advantages: Complex and clever yet not too long, ambitious ideas and very well-written
Disadvantages: Pretty much devoid of action, some very long dialogues

A friend of mine can read at incredible speeds. It’s amazing – he pointed out to me just recently that he had read three books during the week in which he had been on holiday, which I reckon is roughly as many as I read in the whole of 2004. I confess I’ ...

tom1clare 23.03.2005 · Read full review
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The Foundation of Sci-Fi?

Advantages: Great characters and an interesting plot
Disadvantages: Poor proofreading from publishers Voyager

As a sci-fi fan for the best part of my reading life I had never plucked up the courage to read anything by Isaac Asimov. As a youth I had always thought that the books would be dull and uninteresting and hard to read. This may well have been true when I ...

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Psychohistory for beginners...

Advantages: Gripping plot, start of a legendary sci-fi epic...
Disadvantages: ... episodic, little characterisation

Foundation is a landmark in science fiction history by one of the all-time giants of the genre, Isaac Asimov. Though this novel in itself is perhaps not an all-time great, the series the it is the beginning of most certainly is. Overview ----------- ...

CaptainDisaster 22.11.2005 · Read full review
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Foundation

Advantages: Facinating Concepts, Well Detailed Universe
Disadvantages: You may not own the other volumes to see what happens

...Introduction: This is the first of Issac Asimov's Foundation series, comprising Foundation, Foundation and Empire, Second Foundation, Foundation and Earth and the Prequels, Prelude to Foundation and Forward the Foundation. Although this book stands ...

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