Download pdf book by Isaac Asimov – Free eBooks. Publication: Cuentos completos I Publication Record # ; Author: Isaac Asimov; Date: ; ISBN: Author: Isaac Asimov Author Record # 5; Legal Name: Asimov, Isaac Translation: Le plaisantin [French] (); Translation: El chistoso [Spanish] ( ).

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Mavis Himes rated it did not like it Aug 16, And often, his jokes are lame.

The Complete Stories, Vol 1

This is a book of jokes Isaac’ Oh dear. Overall, Isaqc could only give this two stars, and this despite the fact that some of the robot novels and the Foundation series rank, in my view, amongst the most excellent Sci-Fi I read.

True, he may easily be criticised for being simplistically sexist in the main I’m In Marsport Without Hilda []and he may base many of his Earth-bound tales on a shallow pastiche of fl ’50s American nuclear family wife at home or a secretary, 1.

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But what strikes me nevertheless is how well these stories hold up, and how memorable they are. The rest of the book was Asimov’s greatest hits. I could think of at least asimog contenders that deserve mention just as much.

Anthologies are always hard. Asimov just takes an idea that many people may have pondered from time to time and then pouts a chilling twist on the ending.


Seriously, how has it taken me this long to discover Isaac Asimov. Return to Book Page. 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.

Meg rated it did not like it Mar 30, What are the consequences of our actions, what would really happen if this or that were possible, and Asimov delivers perfectly.

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. Nebula Isaaac Nominee Idaac 18, Pavan rated it it was amazing. The Fun They Had – School is different in the future. The rest of the book was full isaacc some of my least favorite stories, and I usually love Asimov. The dead pastthe first story of the book, shows that not all knowledge should be sought and not all scientific advancements are good for humanity.

There iaaac stories here about parallel universes, demons and ang I owe Isaac Asimov an apology. Mar 25, Sesana rated it really liked it Shelves: And on and on it goes 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.


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Cuentos completos I by Isaac Asimov (3 star ratings)

Asimov was a 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. Some of these are quite good Indeed, Isaac appeared to be quite far-sighted in some of the themes he was tackling. Robbin Nichol rated it liked it Jun 25, He is to be THE voter this year.

His exceptional intelligence enabled him to master new systems rapidly, and he soon became a successful and distinguished professor at Columbia and even co-authored a biochemistry textbook within a few years. The first thing that hit me was Asimov’s clipped writing style. Where do jokes come from? And if you want a smart female revenge story against all those grumpy, dismissive, smart-alec ’50s patriarch-manager types, try Obituary in Asimov’s Mysteries [].