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Isaac Asimov Complete Stories Volume 1 and Volume II set of 2 Books Paperback

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Book 1: First published fifteen years ago, shortly after his death, inside this collection are some of the finest short stories of science fiction writing from one of the genre?s greatest writers, Isaac Asimov.

Isaac Asimov was the Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America, the founder of robot ethics, and one of the world's most prolific authors of fiction and non-fiction. The Good Doctor's short fiction has been enjoyed by millions for more than half a century. Now the definitive Asimov collection is underway with Volume One of The Complete Stories.

Many of these stories are classics of the genre, and the last, 'The Last Question', the absolute personal favourite of Asimov himself. Always entertaining and thought provoking, these stories display Asimov's mastery of the short story form. He remains supreme as the thinking person's science fiction writer.

Book 2:

The second volume in an extraordinary collection published shortly after the author?s death. In these twenty-three stories, Asimov's vivid awareness of the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas.

The definitive collection of short fiction by Isaac Asimov, supreme master of the science fiction genre continues with Volume Two of the Complete Stories. The Good Doctor was always ahead of his time and his work stands today as the clearest expression of our collective hopes and fears for the future. But the ever-expanding popularity of his stories with young and old readers alike is explained by their wit, zest and human interest.

Within this volume are stories often voted among the best science fiction stories of all time. In these stories Asimov's vivid awareness of the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas that are more relevant today than ever before.


Review
?Isaac Asimov was one of the great explainers of the age?It will never be known how many practicing scientists today, in how many countries, owe their initial inspiration to a book, article, or short story by Isaac Asimov?
Carl Sagan

?Asimov displayed one of the most dynamic imaginations in science fiction?
Daily Telegraph

?Asimov?s career was one of the most formidable in science fiction?
The Times
From the Back Cover
Isaac Asimov was the Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America, the founder of robot ethics, the world?s most prolific author of fiction and non-fiction. The Good Doctor?s short fiction has been enjoyed by millions for more than half a century. Now the definitive Asimov collection is underway with Volume One of 'The Complete Stories'.

Herein are 25 science fiction stories, many of them classics of the genre, and the last, 'The Last Question', the absolute personal favourite of Asimov himself. Always entertaining and thought provoking, these stories display Asimov?s mastery of the short story form. He remains supreme as the thinking person?s science fiction writer.

?A wonderful showcase for the science fiction talents of this gifted storyteller?
LOS ANGELES TIMES

?A publishing project that ranks with the building of the pyramids ? and summons proof, if it was ever needed, that Asimov?s stature in the field is richly deserved?
LOCUS

?Asimov displayed one of the most dynamic imaginations in science fiction?
DAILY TELEGRAPH

?A talent of galactic proportions?
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
About the Author
Isaac Asimov was born in 1920 in Russia and was brought to the USA by his parents three years later. He grew up in Brooklyn and attended Columbia University. After a short spell in the army, he gained a doctorate and worked in academia and chemical research.

Asimov?s career as a science fiction writer began in 1939 with the short story ?Marooned Off Vesta?. Thereafter he became a regular contributor to the leading SF magazines of the day. Asimov wrote hundreds of short stories and novels, including the iconic I, Robot and Foundation. He won the Hugo Award four times and the Nebula Award once.

Apart from his world-famous science fiction, Asimov also wrote highly successful detective mystery stories, a four-volume History of North America, a two-volume Guide to the Bible, a biographical dictionary, encyclopaedias, and textbooks, as well as two volumes of autobiography.

Asimov died in 1992 at the age of 72.

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Book 1: First published fifteen years ago, shortly after his death, inside this collection are some of the finest short stories of science fiction writing from one of the genre?s greatest writers, Isaac Asimov.

Isaac Asimov was the Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America, the founder of robot ethics, and one of the world's most prolific authors of fiction and non-fiction. The Good Doctor's short fiction has been enjoyed by millions for more than half a century. Now the definitive Asimov collection is underway with Volume One of The Complete Stories.

Many of these stories are classics of the genre, and the last, 'The Last Question', the absolute personal favourite of Asimov himself. Always entertaining and thought provoking, these stories display Asimov's mastery of the short story form. He remains supreme as the thinking person's science fiction writer.

Book 2:

The second volume in an extraordinary collection published shortly after the author?s death. In these twenty-three stories, Asimov's vivid awareness of the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas.

The definitive collection of short fiction by Isaac Asimov, supreme master of the science fiction genre continues with Volume Two of the Complete Stories. The Good Doctor was always ahead of his time and his work stands today as the clearest expression of our collective hopes and fears for the future. But the ever-expanding popularity of his stories with young and old readers alike is explained by their wit, zest and human interest.

Within this volume are stories often voted among the best science fiction stories of all time. In these stories Asimov's vivid awareness of the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas that are more relevant today than ever before.


Review
?Isaac Asimov was one of the great explainers of the age?It will never be known how many practicing scientists today, in how many countries, owe their initial inspiration to a book, article, or short story by Isaac Asimov?
Carl Sagan

?Asimov displayed one of the most dynamic imaginations in science fiction?
Daily Telegraph

?Asimov?s career was one of the most formidable in science fiction?
The Times
From the Back Cover
Isaac Asimov was the Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America, the founder of robot ethics, the world?s most prolific author of fiction and non-fiction. The Good Doctor?s short fiction has been enjoyed by millions for more than half a century. Now the definitive Asimov collection is underway with Volume One of 'The Complete Stories'.

Herein are 25 science fiction stories, many of them classics of the genre, and the last, 'The Last Question', the absolute personal favourite of Asimov himself. Always entertaining and thought provoking, these stories display Asimov?s mastery of the short story form. He remains supreme as the thinking person?s science fiction writer.

?A wonderful showcase for the science fiction talents of this gifted storyteller?
LOS ANGELES TIMES

?A publishing project that ranks with the building of the pyramids ? and summons proof, if it was ever needed, that Asimov?s stature in the field is richly deserved?
LOCUS

?Asimov displayed one of the most dynamic imaginations in science fiction?
DAILY TELEGRAPH

?A talent of galactic proportions?
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
About the Author
Isaac Asimov was born in 1920 in Russia and was brought to the USA by his parents three years later. He grew up in Brooklyn and attended Columbia University. After a short spell in the army, he gained a doctorate and worked in academia and chemical research.

Asimov?s career as a science fiction writer began in 1939 with the short story ?Marooned Off Vesta?. Thereafter he became a regular contributor to the leading SF magazines of the day. Asimov wrote hundreds of short stories and novels, including the iconic I, Robot and Foundation. He won the Hugo Award four times and the Nebula Award once.

Apart from his world-famous science fiction, Asimov also wrote highly successful detective mystery stories, a four-volume History of North America, a two-volume Guide to the Bible, a biographical dictionary, encyclopaedias, and textbooks, as well as two volumes of autobiography.

Asimov died in 1992 at the age of 72.
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Title Isaac Asimov Complete Stories Volume 1 and Volume II set of 2 Books Paperback Height
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ISBN-13 9781310010048 Binding Paperback
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Publisher Harper Collins Pages 890
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