Tag Archives: Isaac Asimov

Foundation, Isaac Asimov (Avon, 1966)

Foundation by Isaac Asimov is one of the great classics of the Science Fiction genre. Set in the far future, it is a collection of interlinked stories that depicts the creation and growth of a new society based on fundamentals of a futuristic social science. It is a must read for all science fiction fans, and is probably interesting for anyone who doesn’t dislike Sci Fi. Continue reading

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Century Rain, Alistair Reynolds (ACE Books/Gollancz)

Century Rain is a noir espionage novel of the Cold War variety, with nanotech death machines and wormholes to give it a new twist. Though not Reynold’s best work, I enjoyed it thoroughly once I realized that any similarities to his other books is purely superficial. I really enjoyed this book, and I promise it has nothing to do with the fact that one of the protagonists is an archaeologist (though that didn’t hurt). Continue reading

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