By literary standards, this tale of time travel from the 95th century is generally rated Asimov's best.
Asimov's flirtation with the tropes employed by A.E. van Vogt and Charles Harness is startling for an author deemed ultra-rational and scientific.…The effects of this influential, seminal book echo to the present, in the works of such writers as Greg Egan, John Varley, Kage Baker, and Greg Bear. (SciFi.com)
About the Author
Isaac Asimov lived in Boston and in New York City most of his life. He died in 1992 at the age of seventy-two.