Foundation and Empire

Foundation and Empire

Book - 2004
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Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets...?


From the Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2004.
Edition: Bantam hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9780553803723
0553803727
Characteristics: 244 p. ; 22 cm.

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susan_findlay
Jun 14, 2016

I enjoyed this novel more than the first one. It only has two mini-stories in it, and you get to spend most of the book with the same set of characters. The book is still very much plot/saga-driven rather than character-driven, and most of the characters still only get minimal development. The exception is the Mule, about whom information drips out painfully slowly (but that is what keeps you wanting to read - to find out more about him).

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Jean-Pierre Lebel
Apr 04, 2016

I enjoyed this one more than the first Foundation novel. Asimov took the story in unexpected directions, and gave us characters that were far more memorable. He also gave the story an amazing twist that I didn't see coming. Highly recommended even if for readers that might have been luke-warm about the first novel.

btmslt Mar 13, 2012

Once again, a good adventure novel from Asimov. The first three books in the foundation series are his best works.

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RichardPaul
Feb 14, 2011

Foundation and Empire ---- by Isaac Asimov c – 1991/reprint ---- Another part of the foundation series. A good read ---- Enjoy ---- RichardPaul ----

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