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Read online Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection em Gold em is the final and crowning achievement of the fifty year career of science fiction s transcendent genius the world famous author who defined the field of science fiction for its practitioners its millions of readers and the world at large .

The first section contains stories that range from the humorous to the profound at the heart of which is the title story Gold a moving and revealing drama about a writer who gambles everything on a chance at immortality a gamble Asimov himself made and won The second section contains the grand master s ruminations on the SF genre itself And the final section is comprised of Asimov s thoughts on the craft and writing of science fiction by Isaac Asimov, Orson Scott Card

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Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection
Title:Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection
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ISBN:0060556528
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Number of Pages:416
Category:Science fiction, Fiction, Short stories
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Alternate cover edition for ISBN a href https www goodreads com book show prelude to foundation rel nofollow a br br It is G E and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity Yet Cleon knows there are those who d see him fall those whom he d destroy if only he could read the future br br Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory his remarkable theory of prediction Little does the young Outworld mathematician know that he has already sealed his fate and the fate of humanity For Hari possesses the prophetic power that makes him the most wanted man in the Empire the man who holds the key to the future an apocalyptic power to be known forever after as the Foundation, At last the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious and now they retum to Hari Seldon s long established plan to build a new Empire that the Second Foundation is not destroyed after all and that its still defiant survivors are preparing their revenge Now the two exiled citizens of the Foundation a renegade Councilman and the doddering historian set out in search of the mythical planet Earth and proof that the Second Foundation still exists Meanwhile someone or something outside of both Foundations sees to be orchestrating events to suit its own ominous purpose Soon representatives of both the First and Second Foundations will find themselves racing toward a mysterious world called Gaia and a final shocking destiny at the very end of the universe, Led by its founding father the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon and taking advantage of its superior science and technology the Foundation has survived the greed and barbarism of its neighboring warrior planets Yet now it must face the Empire still the mightiest force in the Galaxy even in its death throes When an ambitious general determined to restore the Empire s glory turns the vast Imperial fleet toward the Foundation the only hope for the small planet of scholars and scientists lies in the prophecies of Hari Seldon But not even Hari Seldon could have predicted the birth of the extraordinary creature called The Mule a mutant intelligence with a power greater than a dozen battle fleets a power that can turn the strongest willed human into an obedient slave, Protiv gluposti i bogovi sami bore se uzalud br br U ne toliko dalekoj budu nosti otkri em principa razmene materije i energije izme u na eg i stranog univerzuma svi energetski i ekolo ki problemi na Zemlji nestali su Ne postavljaju i suvi e pitanja u vezi s tim kako se nepoznata civilizacija povezala s na om i omogu ila besplatnu proizvodnju neograni ene koli ine energije zemaljska nauka i politika dozvoljavaju doktoru Halamu op teprihva enom ocu nove energije da slavodobitno gu i svaku kriti ku misao koja bi dovela u pitanje bilo koji aspekt novonastalog raja na Zemlji Me utim jedan nau nik ne samo da ima dovoljno pameti da shvati o igledno ve ima i hrabrosti da ka e kako razmena energije dovodi i do razmene razli itih zakonitosti koje vladaju u razli itim univerzumima to za posledicu mo e imati eksploziju Sunca i trenutno uni tenje Zemlje No da bi dokazao svoje tvrdnje on se mora povezati s dalekom cilvilizacijom koja je i inicirala razmenu to e dovesti itaoca do sredi njeg dela knjige koji nosi jedan od naj udesnijih prikaza nezemaljskog dru tva u istoriji fantastike br br Klasik nau ne fantastike po mi ljenju i kriti ara i italaca jedan od najboljih romana u istoriji anra dobitnik dve najpresti nije nagrade iz oblasti nau ne fantastike Hugo i Nebula roman koji sam autor smatra svojim najdra im delom