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Full title The Sun Shines Bright [permalink]
Language English
Author Isaac Asimov (author)
Publisher Grafton
Categories Anthology, astronomy, chemistry, essay and science
Publication year 1987
Original publication year 1984
ISBN 0-586-05841-9 [Amazon, B&N, Abe, Powell's]
Pages 268
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INTRODUCTION

THE SUN

  • 1 Out, Damned Spot!
  • 2 The Sun Shines Bright
  • 3 The Noblest Metal of Them All

THE STARS

  • 4 How Little?
  • 5 Siriusly Speaking
  • 6 Below the Horizon

THE PLANETS

  • 7 Just Thirty Years

THE MOON

  • 8 A Long Day's Journey
  • 9 The Inconstant Moon

THE ELEMENTS

  • 10 The Useless Metal
  • 11 Neutrality!
  • 12 The Finger of God

THE CELL

  • 13 Clone, Clone of My Own

THE SCIENTISTS

  • 14 Alas, All Human

THE PEOPLE

  • 15 The Unsecret Weapon
  • 16 More Crowded!
  • 17 Nice Guys Finish First!
Full title Pebble in the Sky [permalink]
Language English
Author Isaac Asimov (author)
Publisher Grafton
Categories Novel and science fiction
Series Empire (3/3)
Publication year 1987
Original publication year 1950
Pages 226
Review

Asimov almost never disappoints, and this book is no exception. It's a well-paced and thrilling novel with interesting characters. In particular (as is common with Asimov's novels), the dialog is excellent and abundant.

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  • Chapter One: Between One Footstep and the Next
  • Chapter Two: The Disposal of a Stranger
  • Chapter Three: One World — Or Many?
  • Chapter Four: The Royal Road
  • Chapter Five: The Involuntary Volunteer
  • Chapter Six: Apprehension in the Night
  • Chapter Seven: Conversation With Madmen?
  • Chapter Eight: Convergence at Chica
  • Chapter Nine: Conflict at Chica
  • Chapter Ten: Interpretation of Events
  • Chapter Eleven: The Mind That Changed
  • Chapter Twelve: The Mind That Killed
  • Chapter Thirteen: Spider Web at Washenn
  • Chapter Fourteen: Second Meeting
  • Chapter Fifteen: The Odds That Vanished
  • Chapter Sixteen: Choose Your Side!
  • Chapter Seventeen: Change Your Side!
  • Chapter Eighteen: Duel!
  • Chapter Nineteen: The Deadline That Approached
  • Chapter Twenty: The Deadline That Was Reached
  • Chapter Twenty-One: The Deadline That Passed
  • Chapter Twenty-Two: The Best is Yet to Be
  • Afterword

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