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Исаак Азимов  |  Isaac Asimov

Legal name: Исаак Азимов

Transliterated name: Asimov, Isaac

Birth place: Petrovichi, Smolensk Governorate, Russia

Birth date: 2 January 1920

Death date: 6 April 1992

Language: English

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Biographic comments: Of Russian descent, became a US citizen in 1928.


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Novels

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Pebble in the Sky

1950

<  August 2019 edition

HarperVoyager

ISBN 978-0-008-37235-4

Trade paperback, 224 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Trantorian Empire' series #1.

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Collections

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Foundation

1951

<  September 2016 edition

Harper Voyager

ISBN 978-0-00-811749-8

Trade paperback, 240 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #1.

Fiction: The Psychohistorians  //  The Encyclopedists  //  The Mayors  //  The Traders  //  The Merchant Princes

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Foundation and Empire

1952

<  October 2016 edition

Harper Voyager

ISBN 978-0-00-811750-4

Trade paperback, 240 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  Prologue by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Foundation' series #2.

Fiction: The General  //  The Mule

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Second Foundation

1953

<  October 2016 edition

Harper Voyager

ISBN 978-0-00-811751-1

Trade paperback, 240 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  Prologue by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Foundation' series #3.

Fiction: Search by the Mule  //  Search by the Foundation

I, Robot

1950

<  May 2018 edition

Harper Voyager

ISBN 978-0-00-827955-4

Trade paperback, 256 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

Fiction: Catch That Rabbit  //  Escape!  //  Evidence  //  Introduction  //  Liar!  //  Little Lost Robot  //  Reason  //  Robbie  

//  Runaround  //  The Evitable Conflict

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The Stars, Like Dust

1951

Library edition: August 2019 edition, 1st printing

HarperVoyager

ISBN 978-0-008-37234-7

Trade paperback, 224 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Trantorian Empire' series #2.

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The Currents of Space

1952

<  1952, 1st edition

Doubleday

No ISBN

Hardcover, 217 pages

$2.75

Notes:

  •  'Trantorian Empire' series #3.

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Space Ranger

1952

<  April 1973, 1st NEL edition

New English Library

ISBN 0-450-01434-7

Paperback, 144 pages

£0.30

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #1.

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Pirates of the Asteroids

1953

<  August 1973, 1st NEL edition

New English Library

ISBN 0-450-01549-1

Paperback, 144 pages

£0.30

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #2.

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The Oceans of Venus

1954

<  August 1974, 1st NEL edition

New English Library

ISBN 0-450-01767-2

Paperback, 142 pages

£0.35

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #3 (published out of sequence as #4 in the first NEL editions).

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The Big Sun of Mercury

1956

<  March 1974, 1st NEL edition

New English Library

ISBN 0-450-01767-2

Paperback, 143 pages

£0.30

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #4 (published out of sequence as #3 in the first NEL editions).

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The Moons of Jupiter

1957

<  March 1975, 1st NEL edition

New English Library

ISBN 0-450-01767-2

Paperback, 142 pages

£0.35

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #5 (published out of sequence as #6 in the first NEL editions).

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The Rings of Saturn

1958

<  September 1974, 1st NEL edition

New English Library

ISBN 0-450-01999-3

Paperback, 144 pages

£0.35

Notes:

  •  'Lucky Starr' series #6 (published out of sequence as #5 in the first NEL editions).

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The End of Eternity

1955

Library edition: July 2000, Gollancz SF Collectors' edition

Gollancz

ISBN 0-575-07118-4

Trade paperback, 189 pages

£9.99

Notes:

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The Gods Themselves

1972

<  June 2013, SF Masterworks edition

Gollancz

ISBN 978-0-575-12905-4

Trade paperback, xi+269 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Ken MacLeod.

  •  Winner of the 1972 Nebula Award for Best Novel and the 1973 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

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Foundation's Edge

1982

<  November 2016 edition

HarperVoyager

ISBN 978-0-00-811752-8

Trade paperback, 413 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #4.

  •  Winner of the 1983 Locus Award and 1983 Hugo Award for Best Novel.

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Foundation and Earth

1986

<  October 2016 edition

HarperVoyager

ISBN 978-0-00-811753-5

Trade paperback, 512 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Foundation' series #5.

  •  Winner of the 1983 Locus and Hugo Awards for Best Novel.

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The Complete Robot

1982

Library edition: May 2018 edition, 3rd printing

Harper Voyager

ISBN 978-0-00-827781-9

Trade paperback, 611 pages

£9.99

Notes:

  •  Introduction and short essay 'A Last Word' by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

Fiction: A Boy's Best Friend  //  Sally  //  Someday  //  Point of View  //  Think!  //  True Love  //  Robot AL-76 Goes

Astray  //  Victory Unintentional  //  Stranger in Paradise  //  Light Verse  //  Segregationist  //  Robbie  //  Let's Get

Together  //  Mirror Image  //  The Tercentenary Incident  //  First Law  //  Runaround  //  Reason  //  Catch That Rabbit  

//  Liar!  //  Satisfaction Guaranteed  //  Lenny  //  Galley Slave  //  Little Lost Robot  //  Risk  //  Escape!  //  Evidence  //  

The Evitable Conflict  //  Feminine Intuition  //  ...That Thou Art Mindful of Him  //  The Bicentennial Man

The Rest of the Robots

1964

<  May 2018 edition

Harper Voyager

ISBN 978-0-00-827780-2

Trade paperback, 224 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

  •  'Positronic Robot' series.

Fiction: First Law  //  Galley Slave  //  Lenny  //  Let's Get Together  //  Risk  //  Robot AL-76 Goes Astray  //  Satisfaction

Guaranteed  //  Victory Unintentional

The Caves of Steel

1953

<  April 2018 edition

HarperVoyager

ISBN 978-0-00-827776-5

Trade paperback, 272 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' series / 'Elijah Bailey/R. Daneel Olivaw' series #1.

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The Naked Sun

1956

<  April 2018 edition

HarperVoyager

ISBN 978-0-00-827777-2

Trade paperback, 256 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' series / 'Elijah Bailey/R. Daneel Olivaw' series #2.

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The Robots of Dawn

1983

<  April 2018 edition

HarperVoyager

ISBN 978-0-00-827778-9

Trade paperback, 432 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' series / 'Elijah Bailey/R. Daneel Olivaw' series #3.

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Robots and Empire

1985

<  April 2018 edition

HarperVoyager

ISBN 978-0-00-827779-6

Trade paperback, 448 pages

£8.99

Notes:

  •  'Positronic Robot' series / 'Elijah Bailey/R. Daneel Olivaw' series #4.

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Azazel

1988

<  October 1990 edition

Bantam (UK)

ISBN 0-553-40068-1

Paperback, xiii+221 pages

£3.50

Notes:

  •  Introduction by Isaac Asimov.

Fiction: The Two-Centimeter Demon  //  One Night of Song  //  The Smile That Loses  //  To the Victor  //  The Dim

Rumble  //  Saving Humanity  //  A Matter of Principle  //  The Evil Drink Does  //  Writing Time  //  Dashing Through the

Snow  //  Logic Is Logic  //  He Travels the Fastest  //  The Eye of the Beholder  //  More Things in Heaven and Earth  //  

The Mind's Construction  //  The Fights of Spring  //  Galatea  //  Flight of Fancy

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Fantastic Voyage

1966

<  August 1988 edition

New English Library

ISBN 0-553-27572-0

Paperback, 186 pages

$4.50

Notes:

  •  'Fantastic Voyage' series #2.

  •  Based on a screenplay by Harry Kleiner from the original story by Otto Klement and Jay Lewis Bixby.

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Fantastic Voyage II: Destination Brain

1987

<  October 1987 edition

Grafton

ISBN 0-246-13210-8

Trade paperback, 392 pages

£10.95

Notes:

  •  'Fantastic Voyage' series #2.

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Norby the Mixed-Up Robot

with Janet Asimov

1983

<  September 1983, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6495-9

Hardcover, 96 pages

$9.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #1.

Amazon UK

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Norby's Other Secret

with Janet Asimov

1984

<  May 1984, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6525-4

Hardcover, 138 pages

$10.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #2.

Amazon UK

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Norby and the Lost Princess

with Janet Asimov

1985

<  May 1985, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6583-1

Hardcover, 129 pages

$10.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #3.

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Norby and the Invaders

with Janet Asimov

1985

<  November 1985, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6599-8

Hardcover, 138 pages

$10.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #4.

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Norby and the Queen's Necklace

with Janet Asimov

1986

<  December 1986, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6659-5

Hardcover, 144 pages

$11.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #5.

Amazon UK

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Norby Finds a Villain

with Janet Asimov

1987

<  September 1987, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6710-9

Hardcover, 102 pages

$12.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #6.

Amazon UK

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Norby Down to Earth

with Janet Asimov

1989

<  April 1989, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6866-0

Hardcover, 107 pages

$12.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #7.

Amazon UK

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Norby and Yobo's Great Adventure

with Janet Asimov

1989

<  September 1989, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6893-8

Hardcover, 100 pages

$12.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #8.

Amazon UK

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Norby and the Oldest Dragon

with Janet Asimov

1990

<  May 1990, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-6909-8

Hardcover, 110 pages

$14.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #9.

Amazon UK

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Norby and the Court Jester

with Janet Asimov

1991

<  November 1991, first edition

Walker & Co.

ISBN 0-8027-8131-4

Hardcover, 118 pages

$14.95

Notes:

  •  'Norby Chronicles' series #10.

  •  The final #11 in the series, Norby and the Terrified Taxi, was authored by Janet Asimov only.

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