The Complete Stories Volume II: v. 2

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9780002241502: The Complete Stories Volume II: v. 2

The second volume in an extraordinary collection published shortly after the author’s death.23 sience fiction stories, ranging from the very surprising heart-tugger "The Ugly Little Boy" to the overwhelming vision of "Nightfall". In these 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.

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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

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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 fiction has been enjoyed by millions for more than half a century.

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Published by Collins (1994)
ISBN 10: 0002241501 ISBN 13: 9780002241502
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