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Prelude to Foundation

Book 1, The Foundation Series

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Description

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.

Customer Reviews

Prelude to Foundation

Journey through Trantor. I really liked this book. I thought Hari's journey through the different levels of Trantor was the prefect setting. I also enjoyed Hari's make-shift family. If you are a fan of the series, read this, you'll enjoy.

Great Book

If you are thinking of reading Foundation read this first!

It puts so much about Hari Seldon into perspective, I don't know how people could have read Foundation back in the 1950's without this great prequel (written in the 80's). I actually think like this book more than Foundation itself.

Awesome

Most awesome book ever

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Prelude to Foundation
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  • $7.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Sci-Fi & Fantasy
  • Published: Apr 01, 1988
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Print Length: 512 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Book 1, The Foundation Series
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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