Foundation and Empire

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Bantam Books, 1952 - Fiction - 244 pages
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"This mysterious entity possesses a force and stature beyond anything humany conceivable. But even more terrifying than its strength are the eyes it keeps hidden beyind impenetrable shades - eyes that are rumored to have the power of death. Who - or what - is the Mule? And how is humanity to defend itself against this invulnerable avatar of annihilation?"--BOOK JACKET.

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I first read this book over 40 years ago. Since that time, I have frequently held it up as a science fiction masterpiece, among the best ever written. Recently, when looking for a paperback to carry ... Read full review

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Even when I was young and reading this for the first time more than 35 years ago, something didn't sit well with me. Now, a much older me knows that Asimov's characters are too thin and caricatured ... Read full review

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About the author (1952)

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 pver 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 decasdes. He died, at age of seventy-two, in April 1992.

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