The Key to the Future
It is the year 12,020 G.E. and the last Galactic Emperor of the Autun dynasty, Cleon I, sits uneasily on the throne. These are troubled times and Cleon is desperate to find a way to calm them. When young Outworld mathematician Hari Seldon arrives on Trantor to present a paper on psychohistory, his astounding theory of prediction, the emperor believes that his future security may rest on Seldon's prophetic powers. But Hari Seldon becomes the most wanted man in the Empire as he struggles desperately to keep his remarkable theory from falling into the wrong hands.
At the same time he must he must forge the key to the future - a power to be known as the Foundation.
'One of the most staggering achievements in modern SF.' The Times
'Isaac Asimov was one of the great explainers of the age . . . It will never be known how many practising scientists today, in how many countries, owe their initial inspiration to a book, article, or short story by Isaac Asimov.' Carl Sagan
'Asimov displayed one of the most dynamic imaginations in science fiction.' Daily Telegraph
'Asimov's career was one of the most formidable in science fiction.' The Times
Number Of Pages: 402
Published: 21st November 2016
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.1 x 15.4 x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.29