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M_Emrys, April 20, 2009 (view all comments by M_Emrys)
The beginning of what is undoubtedly Asimov's greatest creation. Using a mathematical system of his own devising that allows sociological trends to be treated statistically, Hari Seldon predicts the fall of the Galactic Empire, and sets in motion a plan to erect a second and greater empire after millennium of turmoil. This novel (actually more of a series of short stories) chronicles the first couple hundred years of that millennium. Subtler by far than most science fiction, Foundation is a thoroughly original and clever work of art.
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talley, September 3, 2007 (view all comments by talley)
I enjoy Asimov's books and short stories, but this one bored me. I couldn't get past the first 50 pages. On and on with tedious explanations of the past, the character telling the story of the past to people who have lived it and knew everything he was going to say. Asimov is better with robots and Earth Is Room Enough.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553293357
Author:
Asimov, Isaac
Publisher:
Spectra Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Prophecy
Subject:
Science Fiction - Series
Subject:
Science Fiction - High Tech
Subject:
Epic literature
Subject:
Historians
Subject:
Psychohistory
Subject:
Seldon, Hari
Subject:
Science / High Tech
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Series Adventure
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-High Tech
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Bantam ed.
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Foundation Novels
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19911031
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.83x4.19x.91 in. .34 lbs.

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In 1965, Asimov's Foundation trilogy beat out several other science fiction and fantasy series (including The Lord of the Rings) to receive a special Hugo Award for "Best All-Time Series."

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