Isaac Asimov is probably the daddy of sci-fi writing right? He was extremely prolific, writing or editing about 500 books. He was known for ‘hard’ science fiction, a sub-genre of sci-fi known for its scientific accuracy. He wrote some of his most famous works in the 1940’s and 50’s though, so now it’s less about detecting scientific accuracy and checking whether his view of the future has actually come true.
I read Foundation a while ago, part of his famous Foundation series, which I enjoyed. It begins with the Galactic Empire falling and a subsequent 1000 year dark age. The book moves through subsequent generations trying to rebuild the galactic empire. There are actually 7 books in the Foundation series, including some prequels added later on, but I stopped at the second book which was a little too confusing my little brain. Continue reading “The Caves of Steel by Isaac Asimov- Book Review”