BOOK REVIEW: Pebble in the Sky, by Isaac Asimov

-spoilers for the entire Foundation universe- Publisher: Orb Genre: Time Travel Series: Galactic Empire (#3) Pages: 255 Publication Date: 1950 Verdict: 3/5 Joseph Schwartz, aged sixty two, is accidentally propelled thousands of years into the future. Stranded in an unfamiliar Earth, he learns of a conspiracy that could endanger the entire Galaxy. And also of … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Pebble in the Sky, by Isaac Asimov

BOOK REVIEW: The Robots of Dawn, by Isaac Asimov

-Spoilers for the entire Foundation universe- Publisher: Granada Genre: Crime Series: Robot (3) Pages: 477 Publication Date: 1984 Rating: 5/5   Once more, Earthman Elijah Baley finds himself sent into space to deal with a crime that could have far-reaching consequences. But on the Spacer world of Aurora, not everything is as it seems. And can … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Robots of Dawn, by Isaac Asimov

BOOK REVIEW: The Naked Sun, by Isaac Asimov

-Spoilers for the entire Foundation universe- Publisher: Panther Genre: Crime Series: Robot (2) Pages: 188 Publication Date: 1958 Rating: 5/5   Elijah Baley is back at it again. Reunited with R. Daneel Olivaw, he is tasked by the Earth government with solving a most unusual murder. But his investigation will take him far from home, to … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Naked Sun, by Isaac Asimov

BOOK REVIEW: The Caves of Steel, by Isaac Asimov

-Spoilers for the entire Foundation universe- Publisher: Harper Voyager Genre: Crime Series: Robot (1) Pages: 206 Publication Date: 1950 Rating: 5/5 Elijah Baley is just another policeman in the sprawling supercity of New York. But when a visitor from the Spacer colonies is murdered, he finds himself thrust into the spotlight. As he uncovers a deadly … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Caves of Steel, by Isaac Asimov

BOOK REVIEW: The Positronic Man, by Isaac Asimov & Robert Silverberg

-Spoilers for the Foundation universe. A full index of novels can be found here- Publisher: Gollancz Genre: Tomorrow Fiction/Social SF Pages: 223 Publication Date: 1992 Rating: 5/5 Meet NDR-113: an ordinary household robot just like any other. Meet Andrew: the robot who would wish to be human. Join him on his two-century journey to change not … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Positronic Man, by Isaac Asimov & Robert Silverberg

BOOK REVIEW: Gunpowder God, by H. Beam Piper

  Publisher: Sphere Genre: Time Travel Pages: 189 Publication Date: 1965 Verdict: 5/5   Calvin Morrison is lost in time. Finding himself in another reality where his knowledge makes him the most powerful man on the planet, he soon rises from nothing as the famous Lord Kalvan. But while his people love and revere him, … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Gunpowder God, by H. Beam Piper

BOOK REVIEW: I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov

-Spoilers for the Foundation universe. A full index of novels can be found here- Publisher: Grafton Genre: Tomorrow Fiction Pages: 206 Publication Date: 1950 Rating: 4/5 Robots are everywhere. In our homes, in our workplaces, on Mercury and Venus and all the space stations humanity has built. One woman was there from the start. Now at … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: I, Robot, by Isaac Asimov

BOOK REVIEW: The End of Eternity, by Isaac Asimov

-Spoilers for the Foundation universe. A full index of novels can be found here- Publisher: Panther Genre: Time Travel Pages: 191 Publication Date: 1955 Verdict: 4/5 Eternity exists in all times and beyond time. A society of intellectuals sworn to the preservation of the human race. But when you can manipulate reality, how can any man … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The End of Eternity, by Isaac Asimov