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Gold. 1995 Gold:
The Final Science Fiction Collection

by Isaac Asimov
First Edition 1995
HarperPrism
New York
ISBN 006105206X
Hardback in dust jacket
Cover desgner unknown
348 pages
Price: $20.00

Notes
Gold: The Final Science Fiction Collection, a collection of short fiction by Isaac Asimov containing two Robot stories and two related essays.

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

Includes:

  • Cal (1990) (Robots)
  • Left to Right (1987)
  • Frustration (1991)
  • Hallucination (1985)
  • The Instability (1989)
  • Alexander the God (1995)
  • In the Canyon (1990)
  • Battle-Hymn (1995)
  • Good-bye to Earth (1989)
  • Feghoot and the Courts (1986)
  • Fault-Intolerant (1990)
  • Kid Brother (1990) (Robots)
  • The Nations in Space (1995)
  • The Smile of the Chipper (1988)
  • Gold (1991)
  • The Robot Chronicles (1990) (essay)
  • Psychohistory (1988) (essay)
  • The collections include an additional 24 essays
The image above and the blurb below are from the 1996 HarperCollins/Voyager paperback edition, ISBN 0006482023. Cover illustrator unknown.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover
GOLD is Isaac Asimov’s first original collection of science fiction in over a decade. It is also his last science fiction collection, one containing all of his uncollected SF stories that have never before appeared in book form.

GOLD is the final and crowning achievement of the fifty-year career of science fiction’s transcendent genius, the world-famous author who defined the field of SF for its practitioners, for its millions of readers, and for the world at large. The stories collected here range from the humorous to the profound, for Asimov was engaged until the end of his days in the work of redefining and expanding the boundaries of the literature he loved, and indeed, helped create.

At the heart of this unique collection is the title story, Gold, a moving and revealing drama about a writer who gambles everything on a chance at immortality -- a gamble Asimov himself made. And won. 'Asimov’s career was one of the most formidable in science fiction'
The Times

'A talent of galactic proportions'
Chicago Tribune

'Asimov displayed one of the most dynamic imaginations in science fiction'
Daily Telegraph

 
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