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The Currents of Space Hardcover – April 27, 2009

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Book 2 of 3: Galactic Empires

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“Obviously, Isaac Asimov had a lot of fun concocting this merry tangle of interplanetary power politics. . . .  If it isn't often science-fiction, it is always beautifully contrived melodrama. The reader will have just as much fun as Mr. Asimov.”
--The New York Times on The Currents of Space

"Science fiction on the larger scale is Isaac Asimov's specialty. . . .  Clear writing and excellent suspense make this book a welcome addition to the science fiction lists."
--The New York Times on The Stars, Like Dust

“How do you explain Isaac Asimov to Earth men?  How do you even begin to describe that glorious union of all-American optimism, bleeding-heart Yiddishkeit, and cutting-edge science speculation?  You can’t.  He’s one of a kind. . . .  Psycho-history buffs will love this book for its through-the-looking-glass view of the Foundation series.  Everyone else will love it because it’s fun, fun, fun.”
--Fantasy & Science Fiction on Pebble in the Sky

About the Author

Isaac Asimov, author of the Foundation trilogy and many other novels, was one of the great SF writers of the 20th century.

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  • Publisher : Tor Books; First Edition (April 27, 2009)
  • Language : English
  • Hardcover : 240 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0765319160
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0765319166
  • Item Weight : 11.5 ounces
  • Dimensions : 6.44 x 0.92 x 8.48 inches
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