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Blind Alley. 1945 Blind Alley
by Isaac Asimov
published in:
Astounding Science-Fiction
Edited by John W. Campbell.
March 1945. Vol.XXXV, No.1.
Street & Smith Publications.
New York.
ISBN: N/A.
Paperback/Magazine.
Cover illustration by by William Timmins.
180 pages.
Price: $0.25.

Notes
Blind Alley, a Galactic Empire-related short story by Isaac Asimov, can be found on pages 139-157.

The text includes illustrations by Frank Kramer on pages 139, 145 and 154.

Although the story includes a race of intelligent non-humans, it is set in the Foundation universe, during the era of the Galactic Empire.

Reprinted in:

  • The Best of Science Fiction (1946)
  • The Early Asimov (1972)
  • The Asimov Chronicles (1989)
  • The Complete Stories, Volume 2 (1992)
Publisher's Blurb
Bureaucracy is a wonderful thing. That divided responsibility, the impossibility of getting anything as subtle as the reactions of an alien race to paternalism through -- the thing's hopeless. But it is surprising what an old and adept hand can do with it . . .

 
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