Publication Date: 17/11/2016 ISBN: 9780008117481 Category:

Prelude to Foundation

Isaac Asimov

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication Date: 17/11/2016 ISBN: 9780008117481 Category:
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WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST ALL-TIME SERIES

The Foundation series is Isaac Asimov’s iconic masterpiece. Unfolding against the backdrop of a crumbling Galactic Empire, the story of Hari Seldon’s two Foundations is a lasting testament to an extraordinary imagination, one that shaped science fiction as we know it today.

In a time before the Foundations, psychohistory’s creator Hari Seldon is made to stand before the Emperor of the crumbling Galactic Empire to present how his scientific theory of predicting the future might be applied to the real world.

However, Hari refuses to deploy his theory for political gain, setting off instead with reporter Chetter Hummin in quest of a place to safely apply his theory: Earth, the original home of humanity.

All records of Earth have been lost to time. Hari will therefore have to look back into the past, in order to seal the future of humanity for ever.

Publisher Review

'One of the most staggering achievements in modern SF' The Times '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

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