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The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov Online



The Gods Themselves

The Gods Themselves

  • Title: The Gods Themselves
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  • ISBN : 9780553288100
  • Format : Mass Market Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 293 pages


In the twenty second century Earth obtains limitless, free energy from a source science little understands an exchange between Earth and a parallel universe, using a process devised by the aliens But even free energy has a price The transference process itself will eventually lead to the destruction of the Earth s Sun and of Earth itself.Only a few know the terrifying In the twenty second century Earth obtains limitless, free energy from a source science little understands an exchange between Earth and a parallel universe, using a process devised by the aliens But even free energy has a price The transference process itself will eventually lead to the destruction of the Earth s Sun and of Earth itself.Only a few know the terrifying truth an outcast Earth scientist, a rebellious alien inhabitant of a dying planet, a lunar born human intuitionist who senses the imminent annihilation of the Sun They know the truth but who will listen They have foreseen the cost of abundant energy but who will believe These few beings, human and alien, hold the key to the Earth s survival


Author Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov was a Russian born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.Professor Asimov is generally considered one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards He has works published in nine o




The Gods Themselves Reviews (31)

  • Isaac Asimov rarely wrote about either aliens or sex In response to critics who complained about these omissions, he wrote a book about alien sex Rather, a book whose middle third is mostly about alien sex Mostly The other two thirds of the book tell one of the purest and hardest science fiction sto [..]

  • There s No Free LunchThe wonder of Asimov s fiction is that it has so many possible interpretations, many of which are acutely philosophical and often counter cultural Here s one about The Gods Themselves Scientific method is the modern intellectual fetish We talk like we know what it [..]

  • What s a man supposed to do Here is a novel that is greatly revered by critics and fans alike It received both the Nebula and Hugo awards for best novel 1972 and 1973 respectively Asimov himself identified this as his favourite And yet I normally really enjoy Asimov s works Foundation, especi [..]

  • Though a science fiction novel, The Gods Themselves is also primarily about magic Throughout the courses I took for my my undergraduate degree in Economics, we talked a lot about the driving forces behind the choices people make One of the greatest is magic We all want to find that magical thing tha [..]

  • One of the Holy Grails of science fiction writing is the Convincing Alien Sex Scene Has it ever been done You get these claimed sightings, but then the sceptics move in Okay, it s sexy and alien, but is it really convincing Or, it s alien and convincing, but does it come across as sexy Anyway, this [..]

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