Caves of Steel (The Isaac Asimov Collection Edition)

202 pages

English language

Published Jan. 16, 1986 by Doubleday.

ISBN:
978-0-385-41952-9
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OCLC Number:
31621862

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"A Del Rey book."

It was bad enough when Lije Baley, a simple plainclothes cop, was ordered to solve a totally baffling mystery - the murder of a prominent Spacer. It was worse when he found that the smug, self-satisfied Spacers were behind the pressure to provide an impossibly quick solution.

But then Lije discovered the worst of all bad news. The Spacers, distrusting all Earthmen, insisted he must work with an investigator of their choice. And that investigator turned out to be R. Daneel Olivaw. R stood for robot--and Lije hated and feared robots deeply, bitterly and pathologically.

Issac Asimov's The Naked Sun and The Caves of Steel are two of the most famous science-fiction novels ever. They are set long after mankind - aided by the positronic robot - has colonized the worlds of other suns. This is a time of growing concern between Earthmen and Spacers. Lije …

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Una pena que no hay ni un personaje femenino excepto el tropo misógino de mujer mala, pero es lo que hay siendo Asimov y de los 50. La pena es que la parte de la novela detectivesca es muy plana y avanza a trompicones, sin dejar al lector ir hilando en su cabeza su propia conclusión, en este sentido no ha envejecido bien al notarse esa influencia de partida de la sociedad y tecnología de los 50. Pero la parte de c.f. es muy buena y realmente se integra con la trama detectivesca y la trama general del universo de ficción que crea.

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