The Complete Stories Volume II
The second volume in an extraordinary collection published shortly after the author’s death. There are 23 science fiction stories, ranging from the very surprising heart-tugger “The Ugly Little Boy” to the overwhelming vision of “Nightfall”. In these stories, Asimov’s vivid awareness of the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas.
The definitive collection of short fiction by Isaac Asimov, supreme master of the science fiction genre continues with Volume Two of the Complete Stories. The Good Doctor was always ahead of his time and his work stands today as the clearest expression of our collective hopes and fears for the future. But the ever-expanding popularity of his stories with young and old readers alike is explained by their wit, zest and human interest.
Within this volume are stories often voted among the best science fiction stories of all time. In these stories Asimov’s vivid awareness of the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas that are more relevant today than ever before.
‘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 -