The Complete Stories: Volume 2

by Isaac Asimov
Release date: 1992
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction, short stories

The second volume in an extraordinary collection published shortly after the author's death. In these twenty-three stories, Asimov's vivid awareness of the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas. The definitive collection of short fiction by Isaac Asimov, supreme master of the science fiction genre continues with Volume Two of the Complete Stories.

The Good Doctor was always ahead of his time and his work stands today as the clearest expression of our collective hopes and fears for the future. But the ever-expanding popularity of his stories with young and old readers alike is explained by their wit, zest and human interest. Within this volume are stories often voted among the best science fiction stories of all time. In these stories Asimov's vivid awareness of the potential of technology is translated into human dilemmas that are more relevant today than ever before.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Not Final!
  • The Hazing
  • Death Sentence
  • Blind Alley
  • Evidence
  • The Red Queen's Race
  • Day of the Hunters
  • The Deep
  • The Martian Way
  • The Monkey's Finger
  • The Singing Bell
  • The Talking Stone
  • Each an Explorer
  • Let's Get Together
  • Pâté de Foie Gras
  • Galley Slave
  • Lenny
  • A Loint of Paw
  • A Statue for Father
  • Anniversary
  • Obituary
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away
  • Star Light
  • Founding Father
  • The Key
  • The Billiard Ball
  • Exile to Hell
  • Key Item
  • Feminine Intuition
  • The Greatest Asset
  • Mirror Image
  • Take a Match
  • Light Verse
  • Stranger in Paradise
  • That Thou Art Mindful of Him
  • The Life and Times of Multivac
  • The Bicentennial Man
  • Marching In
  • Old-Fashioned
  • The Tercentenary Incident
(updated 2013-01-14)

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