The Currents of Space

The Currents of Space

Book - 1988
Average Rating:
1
Rate this:
It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who would see him fall - those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future.
Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarkable theory of prediction. Little does the young Outworld mathematician know that he has already sealed his fate and the fate of humanity. For Hari possesses the prophetic power that makes him the most wanted man in the Empire... the man who holds the key to the future - an apocalyptic power to be know forever after as the Foundation. From the Paperback edition.
Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 1988.
ISBN: 9780385245852
0385245858
9780385233132
0385233132
Branch Call Number: SF/ASIM
Characteristics: x, 403 p. ; 24 cm.

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

s
susan_findlay
Nov 25, 2016

This book has a good core idea, and the setting is interesting. Unfortunately, I found it jumped around too much and had so many tertiary characters that they were difficult to keep track of. It's definitely worth reading, but try to do so in as short a timeframe as possible to minimize confusion.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Related Authors

  Loading...

Find it at BDL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top