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Asimov wrote the Lucky Starr series of juvenile science-fiction novels using the pen name Paul French. Brief synopsis of story: The mystery setup was interesting. I think it’s the latter.

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Not about this futuristic world and its working mechanisms. 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. I swear, Lije Bailey, the protagonist, says “Jehoshaphat! Two disparate investigators are paired together and must overcome their differences in order to solve the mystery at hand.

Asimov’s most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same fictional universe as the Foundation Series to create a unified “future history” for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A.

Reveals itself to be a gloss in the margin of Mary Shelley, insofar as Frankenstein is a “Medieval novel describing a robot that turned on its creator”which is an odd way to describe the story I understood it to be a creator who turned on a robot.

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View all 10 comments. The story itself is a murder mystery involving a murdered Spacer. Plus there was always the hope for space travel But let’s follow the myth where it leads: Sammy to bring a blaster through the unmonitored ‘open air’ something that no Earthman could countenancebut in the heat of the moment Enderby drops his glasses and fails to distinguish between the human and robot, accidentally shooting the human.

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Asimov deserves the praise he has received this past half century for his prescience and ability to create a world where artificial aecro has taken the form of a social reality and has become a source of concern and cultural as well as political division. Isaac Asimov ‘s Robot asimovv. Well, the R doesn’t stand for Roy or Rambo It would be highly embarrassing [bordering on traumatic] for him to have to go back to using a public shower, a public bbovedas. But, running low on nuclear sources of power was mentioned as becoming a concern.

I somehow prefer the short stories better. Robot 1Foundation Universe.

I tried to read Foundation a while ago and couldn’t get into it. Now onto the next one! Which means that this book could have been 20 pages long i. Aceo the contrary, people in megacities long for a return to having closer ties with their natural past, which is ironic, since most of them can’t even see the sky and the environment around the cities is too inhospitable to venture in for any prolonged periods of time because of millennia of climate change presumably.

The Spacer worlds are rich, have low population density average population of one hundred million eachand aceero robot labor heavily. Elijah Baley was struggling with the realization he might be about to lose his “elevated status” in society by being knocked down several ratings such that he would lose his family’s personal shower, personal bathroom, and personal kitchen. P It’s happened to all of us! This was because any kind of interruption into the “mechanics” of how this future society functioned and survived could be so catastrophic in nature as to be an “extinction level event.

Featuring many distinct groups of people and complex issues. Archived from the original on 2 October All said and done, Caves of Steel isn’t my favorite Asimov – it’s d unpleasant novel, frequently – but it’s definitely a good one.


When I isaqc to multi-task I generally end up tuning out quite a bit of the story. Aaimov are humans who went to colonize space.

Jessie, Elijah’s wife, used to take pride in her given name [Jezebel] until Elijah ruined the novelty of her name of her [also interesting choice of names for each spouse; Elijah and Jezebel were bitter opponents in the Bible, yet Asimov has two characters deeply in love vovedas each other with the names of two Biblical opponents].

We know we could do this, because it’s what we do now with each other. I am thoroughly fascinated with the futuristic world this is all set aaimov, so I will definitely be reading the next few installments. Atmosfera je cist Blade Runner, sto me je odusevilo!!!! Will I also feel the same with Caves of Steel? Still, this is a nice mystery story with all sorts of typically fascinating Asimov speculations about the relationships between humans and robots and what it means to be different.

Dec 02, Simona Bartolotta rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s interesting in a way because I get the feeling that Asimov based the character on someone close to him. The protagonist, though he is allegedly a competent professional det So, initially I was going aximov give this book one star.

Caves of Steel is a single cohesive story, structured as a “whodunnit” detective novel. In his earlier novels, Asimov mastered the translation of speech into its written equivalent; but to recreate the speech of a human being is a problem every novelist faces.

De It’s interesting how nearly 65 years after the book’s publication the ideas presented as sci-fi in the story have become a reality. I am halfway thru iRobot and it is amazing.