The Foundation is Isaac Asimov’s classic work of science fiction.
Summary of the Book
On Trantor, the capital of the twelve thousand year old Galactic Empire, Hari Seldon, a mathematician and psychologist, has developed psychohistory, a new field of science and psychology. The Empire is slowly decaying, almost reminiscent of the Western Roman Empire. Seldon’s mathematics proves that the empire stands on the brink of destruction, and this angers the aristocratic members of the Committee of Public Safety. The events that follow set off a chain reaction which changes the Empire forever. Seldon gathers the brightest minds in the empire to save it, forming a sanctuary Foundation. In their hands rests the fate of the Empire, and civilization itself.
About Isaac Asimov
Isaac Asimov was an American novelist, short story writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. He is best remembered for his science fiction novels, including I, Robot, Foundation and Empire, Foundation and Earth and The Robots of Dawn.
Considered one of the pioneers of the Science Fiction genre, Asimov also wrote under the name of Paul French. A long-time member and vice president of Mensa International, he was awarded the Hugo Award and the asteroid 5020 Asimov, a crater on the planet Mars, and a literary award are named in his honor.
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Probably the best Sci-Fi series ever written.
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Must read Sci-Fi.
ORDER OF THE BOOKS
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