By Donald E. Palumbo

A prolific writer, Isaac Asimov is such a lot well-known for his technological know-how fiction, together with his choice of brief tales I, Robot and his robotic, Empire and starting place sequence novels. whereas every one of those narratives happens in a unique fictional universe, Asimov asserted on the finish of his occupation that he had, along with his final robotic and origin novels, unified them into one coherent metaseries.
This reference paintings identifies and describes the entire characters, locales, artifacts, recommendations and associations in Asimov’s metaseries. Mimicking the fashion of The Encyclopedia Galactica, the fictitious compendium of all human wisdom that includes prominently within the beginning sequence, this encyclopedia is a useful significant other to Asimov’s technological know-how fiction oeuvre.

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