Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: The Gods Themselves ISBN: 0575129050 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780575129054 Издательство: Orion Publishers Рейтинг: Цена: 752 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: In the year 2100, the invention of the Electron Pump - an apparently inexhaustible supply of free energy - has enabled humanity to devote its time and energies to more than the struggle for survival, finally breaking free of the Earth.
But the Electron Pump works by exchanging materials with a parallel universe, and such unbalancing of the cosmos has consequences. Humans and aliens alike must race to prevent a vast nuclear explosion in the heart of the Sun - and the vaporisation of the Earth exactly eight minutes later...
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Foundation ISBN: 0553293354 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553293357 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 513 р. Наличие на складе: Заказано в издательстве.
Описание: The story of our future begins with the Foundation. Nominated as one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. Only Hari Seldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future--a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save humanity, Seldon gathers the best minds in the Empire--both scientists and scholars--and brings them to a bleak planet at the edge of the galaxy to serve as a beacon of hope for future generations. He calls this sanctuary the Foundation. But soon the fledgling Foundation finds itself at the mercy of corrupt warlords rising in the wake of the receding Empire. And mankind's last best hope is faced with an agonizing choice: submit to the barbarians and live as slaves--or take a stand for freedom and risk total destruction.
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Foundation and Empire ISBN: 0553293370 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553293371 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 462 р. 513.00-10% Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: The Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women to preserve humanity s light against an inexorable tide of darkness and violence.
Led by its founding father, the great psychohistorian Hari Seldon, and taking advantage of its superior science and technology, the Foundation has survived the greed and barbarism of its neighboring warrior-planets. Yet now it must face the Empire still the mightiest force in the Galaxy even in its death throes. When an ambitious general determined to restore the Empire s glory turns the vast Imperial fleet toward the Foundation, the only hope for the small planet of scholars and scientists lies in the prophecies of Hari Seldon.
But not even Hari Seldon could have predicted the birth of the extraordinary creature called The Mule a mutant intelligence with a power greater than a dozen battle fleets a power that can turn the strongest-willed human into an obedient slave."
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Prelude to Foundation ISBN: 0553278398 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553278392 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 480 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: A book chronicling the adventures of the young Hari Seldon as he travels to Trantor, capital city of the Galactic Empire. It is here that he develops his prophetic theory of psychohistory, a prediction of the coming fall of the Empire and the ultimate rise of the Foundation.
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Nemesis ISBN: 0553286285 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553286281 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 513 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A death star called Nemesis is wrongly believed to be the last great hope for the survival of humanity, in a novel of high adventure set in the twenty-third century.
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Gods Themselves ISBN: 0553288105 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553288100 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 499 р. 554.00-10% Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: The opening of a gate to another universe brings both a new source of energy and a perilous threat to the Sun, and Peter Lamont, a young scientist, must save Earth.
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: End of Eternity, The ISBN: 0586024409 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780586024409 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 549 р. 610.00-10% Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: Shortly to be filmed by Ridley Scott, the best time-travel story since H.G. Wells's The Time Machine, by the Grand Master of science fiction, the story of Andrew Harlan, Technician and Eternal. Andrew Harlan's job is to range through past and present centuries monitoring and even altering Time's myriad cause-and-effect relationships. As a Technician with the Allwhen Council, he initiates Reality Changes that may affect the lives of as many as fifty billion people -- and a million or more of them may be so drastically affected as to be considered new individulas. Above all, therefore, a Technician must be dispassionate. An emotional make-up is a distinct handicap. Then Harlan meets Noys and falls victim to a phenomenon older than Time itself -- love. Years of self-discipline are cast aside as Harlan uses the awesome techniques of the Eternals to twist Time so that he and Noys might survive...together.
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Complete Robot, The ISBN: 0586057242 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780586057247 Издательство: HarperCollins UK Рейтинг: Цена: 827 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The complete collection of Isaac Asimov`s classic Robot stories.
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: End of Eternity ISBN: 0765319195 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765319197 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 1122 р. 1247.00-10% Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: One of Isaac Asimov's SF masterpieces, this stand-alone novel is a monument of the flowering of SF in the 20th century. It is widely regarded as Asimov's single best SF novel and one every SF fan should read. Andrew Harlan is an Eternal, a member of the elite of the future. One of the few who live in Eternity, a location outside of place and time, Harlan's job is to create carefully controlled and enacted Reality Changes. These Changes are small, exactingly calculated shifts in the course of history made for the benefit of humankind. Though each Change has been made for the greater good, there are always costs. During one of his assignments, Harlan meets and falls in love with Noÿs Lambent, a woman who lives in real time and space. Then Harlan learns that Noÿs will cease to exist after the next change, and risks everything to sneak her into Eternity. Unfortunately, they are caught. Harlan's punishment? His next assignment: kill the woman he loves before the paradox they have created results in the destruction of Eternity.
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Second Foundation ISBN: 0553293362 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553293364 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: от 511 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: Isaac Asimov's Foundation novels are one of the great masterworks of science fiction. As unsurpassed blend of nonstop action, daring ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of men and women dedicated to preserving humanity's light in a galaxy plunged into a nightmare of ignorance and violence thirty thousand years long.
After years of struggle, the Foundation lies in ruins destroyed by the mutant mind power of the Mule. But it is rumored that there is a Second Foundation hidden somewhere at the end of the Galaxy, established to preserve the knowledge of mankind through the long centuries of barbarism. The Mule failed to find it the first time but now he is certain he knows where it lies.
The fate of the Foundation rests on young Arcadia Darell, only fourteen years old and burdened with a terrible secret. As its scientists gird for a final showdown with the Mule, the survivors of the First Foundation begin their desperate search. They too want the Second Foundation destroyed before it destroys them."
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Foundation Trilogy ISBN: 184159332X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781841593326 Издательство: Random House Рейтинг: Цена: 1228 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: It is the story of the Galactic Empire, crumbling after twelve thousand years of rule. And it is the particular story of psycho-historian Hari Seldon, the only man who can see the horrors the future has in store: a dark age of ignorance, barbarism and violence that will last for thirty thousand years.
Автор: Asimov Isaac Название: Nightfall ISBN: 0553290991 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780553290998 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 512 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Isaac Asimov's short story, "Nightfall", tells of a planet orbiting in a system containing 6 suns, where a configuration leading to the fall of darkness occurs only once in two millennia. In collaboration with Silverberg, he has expanded the story into a novel which explores the story's aftermath.
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