The Naked Sun by Isaac AsimovThe Naked Sun by Isaac Asimov

The Naked Sun

byIsaac Asimov

Mass Market Paperback | November 1, 1991

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A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history:  the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain.  On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead a hermit-like existence, their every need attended to by their faithful robot servants.  To this strange and provocative planet comes Detective Elijah Baley, sent from the streets of New York with his positronic partner, the robot R. Daneel Olivaw, to solve an incredible murder that has rocked Solaria to its foundations.  The victim had been so reclusive that he appeared to his associates only through holographic projection.  Yet someone had gotten close enough to bludgeon him to death while robots looked on.  Now Baley and Olivaw are faced with two clear impossibilities:  Either the Solarian was killed by one of his robots--unthinkable under the laws of Robotics--or he was killed by the woman who loved him so much that she never came into his presence!
Isaac Asimov began his Foundation series at the age of twenty-one, not realizing that it would one day be considered a cornerstone of science fiction. During his legendary career, Asimov penned more than 470 books on subjects ranging from science to Shakespeare to history, though he was most loved for his award-winning science fiction ...
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Title:The Naked SunFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 6.86 × 4.17 × 0.76 inPublished:November 1, 1991Publisher:Random House Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780553293395

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Asimov Asimov has once again created a unique mystery with the creativity of his Three Laws of Robotics. This time Elijah Baley and R. Daneel Olivaw travel to Solaria, a colony of hermits, to solve its first ever crime.
Date published: 2017-09-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from One of the finest pieces of science-fiction you ca Asimov never lets his readrs down - even now that he is dead, he continues to captivate the minds of people everywhere with his rich storylines, clear and completely credible scientific explanations for various phenomena and deep characters. In this sequel to The Caves of Steel, we get to see one of the Spacien worlds. The society there is amazingly described. A rewarding read, you won't be able to put it down!
Date published: 2006-06-04