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In this collection, one of the great classics of science fiction, Asimov set out the principles of robot behavior that we know as the Three Laws of Robotics. Here are stories of robots gone mad, mind-reading robots, robots with a sense of humor, robot politicians, and robots who secretly run the world, all told with Asimov's trademark dramatic blend of science fact and science fiction. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
An exciting science thriller...' New York Times --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Editorial Reviews
I did not realize I, Robot was a collection of stories! I also didn't know it was written in 1950. Holy cow, what an imagination Mr. Asimov had! Read morePublished 2 days ago by Elyse L
What a disjointed piece of work. New to science fiction genre. If this is any indication of what scy fy is all about, then no wonder it is read by a select few. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Jeffrey W Mudge
Asimov broke the 'mold' for SF writing about robots in the 1940's - 1950's - these were the first robots that were not villains, that actually really helped humans. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Jay Warner
To each his own taste - Asimov was certainly a popular and influential scifi author, but I find his stuff awful -
Plastic characterizations, dated social conventions,... Read more
Asimov is brilliant.
And this edition is built to withstand most anything.
Read this book of you want to engage with the entire sci-fi cannon. The writing is ok and the stories mediocre; I really didn't get super into it until the last quarter of the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Andrew Beck
Robots in this book are very close to human beings; far closer than any SF novel or movie I have ever read or seen. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Hyokun Yun