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At last, the costly and bitter war between the two Foundations had come to an end. The scientists of the First Foundation had proved victorious; and now they return to Hari Seldon's long-established plan to build a new Empire that the Second Foundation is not destroyed after all-and that its still-defiant survivors are preparing their revenge. Now the two exiled citizens of the Foundation-a renegade Councilman and the doddering historian-set out in search of the mythical planet Earth. . .and proof that the Second Foundation still exists. Meanwhile someone-or something-outside of both Foundations sees to be orchestrating events to suit its own ominous purpose. Soon representatives of both the First and Second Foundations will find themselves racing toward a mysterious world called Gaia and a final shocking destiny at the very end of the universe! --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.
Isaac Asimov began his Foundation Series at the age of twenty-one, not realizing that it would one day be considered a cornerstone of science fiction. During his legendary career, Asimov penned pver 470 books on subjects ranging from science to Shakespeare to history, though he was most loved for his award-winning science fiction sagas, which include the Robot, Empire, and Foundation series. Named a Grand Master of Science Fiction by the Science Fiction Writers of America, Asimov entertained and educated readers of all ages for close to five decasdes. He died, at age of seventy-two, in April 1992. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.See all Product Description
Excellent book, Assimov came back, 29 years since Second Foundation, with the same pen.Published 13 months ago by M. Jacques
Collectivist group minds were old hat in sci-fi long before Asimov brought them into his otherwise brilliant Foundation series. Read morePublished on April 22 2004
Written in 1982 - about three decades after the publication of Second Foundation, the original end to the trilogy - Foundation's Edge is a cautionary tale about not letting a... Read morePublished on Feb. 15 2004 by Tom Bruno
We are now in yet another generation, which makes it hard to follow the series without the ability to attach to the characters like you nornally can. Read morePublished on Dec 15 2003 by Steven M. Balke Jr.
At last the war between the Two Foundations as ended. The recriminations are not over and there is still alot of bad blood reigning between the victorious Scientists and the... Read morePublished on May 15 2003 by A. J. Cherrington
After thirty years, Isaac Asimov finally wrote Foundation's Edge. It is a book undeserving of the name, "Foundation. Read morePublished on May 1 2003 by Chris Mitchell