Foundation and Earth

Foundation and Earth

Book - 2004
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Golan Trevise, former councilman of the First Foundation, is entrusted with a formidable task--to determine the future of Galactic development.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2004, c1986
Edition: Bantam mass market ed
ISBN: 9780553587579
Branch Call Number: ASIMOV I
Characteristics: xiv, 499 p. ; 18 cm


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Jan 05, 2018

5th Foundation Book

Mar 16, 2017

That was it?
Expected humans to meet aliens within Local Group & beyond by now.
Hated ambiguous ending.

Jul 07, 2016

This is really part two of Foundation's Edge, so don't read it unless you've read Foundation's Edge first. It picks up exactly where that book left off with the same set of characters and finishes the story (while, as always, leaving hints that there should be yet another sequel).

peter_103 Feb 24, 2016

Possibly the worst ever from this author. It felt like he was just forcing the story along to be done with it.
The plot was poorly written and the character development was virtually zero. It adds nothing to the foundation story and


It renders the entire Foundation series null and void, making all the other books pointless.

Dont waste your time.

Feb 20, 2016

well, it is a good si fi book but not as great as the first the foundation trilogy and foundation edge, we all know the truth is already on the earth and I think not everyone accept the system of Gaya.

Dec 13, 2014

I liked how it wrapped up the "Foundation Trilogy" I read 30+ yeas ago. Foundation's Edge as the 4th book in the trilogy was a solid book all the way through, but in this book Asimov at times seemed to be extending the length just to meet the publisher's word count demand and he awkwardly/bizarrely tried being even more modern by constantly incorporating sexual content that was just out of place. The bizarreness of this aside it is worth the read for anybody who has read the rest of the series (OK if missed prequels) to tie up loose ends somewhat.... especially if you've read some of the robot series.

Oct 22, 2012

Not a lot of action (mostly talk), slow at times, and somewhat not believable; "soft" science fiction. Lots of telepathy, psychology, and hypothetical situations if you are into that sort of thing, but I wasn't. Interesting enough, just not incredibly exciting. Characters need more development. It does bridge the gap between foundation series and I, Robot however, so it may be a great read for Asimov fans.

Aug 20, 2011

Foundation and Earth ---- by Isaac Asimov c - 2004/reprint. ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul


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