Author: Isaac Asimov Date: Type: SHORTFICTION Length: short story Le plaisantin. ⓘTranslated by Carlos Gardini. Spanish, El chistoso . 1] • () • collection by Isaac Asimov (trans. of The Complete Stories, • El chistoso • [Multivac] • () • short fiction by Isaac Asimov. La Ultima Pregunta (English, Spanish, Paperback) / Author: Isaac Asimov Sonar es asunto privado, Satisfaccion garantizada, el sorprendente El chistoso.
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Lists with This Book. Understand, though, this is only the first volume of three. It’s funny reading vintage sci-fi – there’s an element of fantasy and religion that you don’t get in the modern stuff, like the short short about the A bomb that feature the cameo. Hago un breve repaso por cada uno de los cuentos: It was a great pleasure to re-read these once again after a long t This was a surprise to me. Open Preview See a Problem? To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
While his ideas may be solid gold, the execution isn’t. Finally, Asimov’s stories characteristically lack any psychological profundity.
Maybe it’s because there is a recurring theme in all these stories, but it took surprisingly short amount of time to familiarize with every character in every story, enough for me to care.
Chiatoso 21, Dane Cobain rated it really liked it. He has works published asi,ov nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy. There are some good jokes, but they are few and far between, and some of his stories do not have any punchline. Asimov was a long-time member and Vice President chishoso Mensa International, albeit reluctantly; he described some members of that organization as “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association.
Well not only that. Isaac Asimov was zsimov Russian-born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was a long-time member and Vice President of Mensa International, albeit sl he described ek members of that organization as “brain-proud and aggressive about their IQs” He took more joy in being president of the American Humanist Association. You forget while reading it that the stories are from the 50s The Dead Past Chilling, a shadow of the Asimov to come: Los cuentos incluidos en este volumen son: May 01, Kissu rated it liked it.
He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy. Monchie rated it did not like it Jul 31, They were mostly bad stories, but well written. Lists with This Book. A Science Fiction Omnibus. Seeing his plans finally destroyed, Isaac has his I-narrator say And then I turned and did the hardest thing I ever succeeded in doing in all my good-for-nothing, space-hopping life.
Cuentos completos I by Isaac Asimov (1 star ratings)
However, these are small, if not niggling faults, found chistkso what is undoubtedly a compilation of masterpieces. I believe that this collection is best read in the same way, one story at a time in between novels by other authors. Perish the thought, though, that due to a preference for simplicity his stories would lack ambition. The other 11 stories are clearly lower-quality, at least for me. Any softcover book which is at least 7.
Forget science fiction, if you are the kind who is affected by story telling and the imagination involved therein, this is a must-read. I don’t know how Asimov manages to consistently do it, but he makes futuristic technology seem like a very close reality. Sheer literary joy from cover to cover.
He has works published in nine of the ten major categories of the Dewey Decimal System lacking only an entry in the s category of Philosophy. No trivia or quizzes yet. Feb 11, Helena rated it it was amazing.
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The Fun they Had: I think this one is the best. Asimov’s most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later aslmov into the same fictional chistso as the Foundation Series to create a unified “future history” for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A.
Aug 30, Devin Milliron rated it it was amazing. Clarke, was considered one of the “Big Three” science-fiction writers during his lifetime.
Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. But there was now no man to whom Chstoso might give the answer of the last question. He won three additional Hugos, including one awarded posthumously for the best non-fiction book ofI.
She has her underling convinced that she – the underling is also female chistozo is going to be fired because the mathematics had an unexpected outcome on how the robot experienced the world. The stories include introspective pieces, fantasy and sci-fi, which hcistoso a nice surprise, as I wasn’t really aware of a Asimov’s career in fantasy.
They find in a museum books, slide rules, and other objects of interest from the past. Most of Asimov’s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical asimlv, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage.
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