Absolutely awesome! Who says SciFi and mysteries don't mix. Even if you are not a SciFi fan, there is enough suspense in here to attract Agatha ChristiAbsolutely awesome! Who says SciFi and mysteries don't mix. Even if you are not a SciFi fan, there is enough suspense in here to attract Agatha Christie fans. Of course if you like SciFi there are only few like Isaac Asimov and there is enough in this novel.
In this one as in others Isaac Asimov again proves his imagination is one of the best, all the more because there were no robots/computers in 1954 when he published this.
make more habitable space on earth: freeze the seas, make them ice satellites!
The concepts from Cities as Caves of Steel to positronic brain with 3 laws to the commuter strip hopping escape. Makes you wonder what Isaac Asimov would've imagined and written if he were alive today.
It was especially fascinating to read this AFTER reading Foundation series. (view spoiler)[Nice to see the way he expands on the cerybroanalysis in this novel to the Second Foundation and Gaia in Foundation series. For me it's even more fun having read the Foundation series, as this like reading the history. :) (hide spoiler)] (view spoiler)[The second time Daneel is accused, this time as a robot, I at least was quite convinced, until of course the next twist. (hide spoiler)] (view spoiler)[Also Asimov makes very nice premise for second wave of emigration to setup the empire. (hide spoiler)]...more