The Robots of Dawn

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Bantam Books, 1994 - Fiction - 435 pages
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A millennium into the future two advances have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together.

Detective Elijah Baiey is called to the Spacer world Aurora to solve a bizarre case of roboticide. The prime suspect is a gifted roboticist who had the means, the motive, and the opportunity to commit the crime. There's only one catch: Baley and his positronic partner, R. Daneel Olivaw, must prove the man innocent. For in a case of political intrigue and love between woman and robot gone tragically wrong, there's more at stake than simple justice. This time Baley's career, his life, and Earth's right to pioneer the Galaxy lie in the delicate balance.
 

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User Review  - Jesseja - Borders

this is so well done it's no wonder it's a classic. One of the best endings in any sci-fi novel ever. a masterpiece and i'm not one to use that lightly. This is book 3 in a series so i recommend you ... Read full review

Contents

BALEY
1
GISKARD
30
DANEEL AND GISKARD
71
GLADIA
127
AGAIN FASTOLFE
187
AGAIN VAsILIA
261
AMADIRO
285
AGAIN GLADIA
423
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Isaac Asimov began his Foundation series at the age of twenty-one, not realizing that it would one day be considered a cornerstone of science fiction. During his legendary career, Asimov penned more than 470 books on subjects ranging from science to Shakespeare to history, though he was most loved for his award-winning science fiction sagas, which include the Robot, Empire, and Foundation series. Named a Grand Master of Science Fiction by the Science Fiction Writers of America, Asimov entertained and educated readers of all ages for close to five decades. He died, at the age of seventy-two, in April 1992.

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