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Robot Dreams. 1986 Robot Dreams
by Isaac Asimov
First Edition 1986.
Berkley Books.
New York.
ISBN 042509345X.
Trade paperback.
Cover illustration by Ralph McQuarrie.
352 pages.
Price: $7.95.

Notes
Robot Dreams, a collection of short fiction by Isaac Asimov containing three Robot and four Multivac stories.

The stories compatible with the Foundation universe are highlighted in blue.

Includes:

  • Little Lost Robot (1947) (Robots)
  • Robot Dreams (1986) (Robots)
  • Breeds There a Man . . . ? (1951)
  • Hostess (1951)
  • Sally (1953)
  • Strikebreaker (1957)
  • The Machine That Won the War (1961) (Multivac)
  • Eyes Do More Than See (1965)
  • The Martian Way (1952)
  • Franchise (1955) (Multivac)
  • Jokester (1956) (Multivac)
  • The Last Question (1956)
  • Does a Bee Care? (1957)
  • Light Verse (1973) (Robots)
  • The Feeling of Power (1958)
  • Spell My Name with an S (1958)
  • The Ugly Little Boy (1958)
  • The Billiard Ball (1967)
  • True Love (1977) (Multivac)
  • The Last Answer (1980)
  • Lest We Remember (1982)
The image above and the blurb below are from the 1991 printing of the Gollancz VGSF paperback edition, ISBN 0575045655. Cover illustration by Ralph McQuarrie.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
Asimov at his spectacular best

This outstanding collection of vintage and never-before-collected Asimov is a stunning showcase for one of science fiction’s undisputed masters. Introduced by Asimov himself, it features such tales as Little Lost Robot, one of the most inspired stories in the Robot series, The Feeling of Power, anticipating by twenty years the invention of the pocket computer, and The Last Question -- which Asimov himself chooses as his finest story.

"Here -- and I do not qualify -- is excellence . . . contains two instant classics"
The Times

"Asimov’s stories continue to fascinate . . . he writes . . . with cleverness and vision"
Literary Review

"The Last Question . . . is a brilliant and logical exposition of what might happen when the universe runs down"
Manchester Evening News

"A collection from one of the outstanding science fiction writers. This is real quality"
Oxford Mail

 
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