The Robots of Dawn by Isaac AsimovThe Robots of Dawn by Isaac Asimov

The Robots of Dawn

byIsaac Asimov

Mass Market Paperback | March 1, 1994

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A millennium into the future two advances have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together.

Detective Elijah Baiey is called to the Spacer world Aurora to solve a bizarre case of roboticide. The prime suspect is a gifted roboticist who had the means, the motive, and the opportunity to commit the crime. There's only one catch: Baley and his positronic partner, R. Daneel Olivaw, must prove the man innocent. For in a case of political intrigue and love between woman and robot gone tragically wrong, there's more at stake than simple justice. This time Baley's career, his life, and Earth's right to pioneer the Galaxy lie in the delicate balance.
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 ...
Title:The Robots of DawnFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 6.84 × 4.14 × 1.15 inPublished:March 1, 1994Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0553299492

ISBN - 13:9780553299496

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Asimov Another good Asimov Robot mystery. And, again, he finds a new way to apply his Robotic Laws to solving the mystery. This is also the first book that connects the Robot books to (ultimately) the Foundation series. Having already read the Foundation books, I can clearly see the connections that Asimov is setting up here. I think its done well without being too heavy handed.
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Mediocre Asimov I'm a huge asimov fan and enjoyed the first two novels in the robot series...however, this one overstays its welcome; too much of the same. Pro: the themes of sexuality in different cultures was presented with thought and beauty
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book Definitely worth the read and an instant classic. I enjoy reading this author's books and this is among my favourite of his.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid Solid addition to the overall story line as it moved the characters and the premise along. A well written mystery regardless of genre.
Date published: 2015-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Robots of Dawn Great read, Follows previous robot books as well as building on the series. Well worth the time to read.
Date published: 2014-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Robots of Dawn Prequel to the foundation series.
Date published: 2013-10-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dawn of the robot Good read....very thought provoking
Date published: 2013-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Mindblowing, a great piece of work A sequel to Caves of Steel and Naked Sun, we see Elija Baley on yet another murder case. This book is definitely worth reading, should it be for the character developpements we see in it, for the scientific extrapolation made by the author, or simply because this book is totally great.
Date published: 2006-06-04

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Called to the Spacer world to solve a case of roboticide, New York City detective Elijah Baley teams up with humanoid robot R. Daneel Olivaw to prove that the prime suspect, a renowned roboticist, is innocent of the crime. Reprint.