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Foundation

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Appears on 11 lists in total.
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For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future—to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowl...

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  • Author: Isaac Asimov
  • Publish Date: 2008-04-29
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    Reviews/Comments On Foundation


    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful
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    By: Anonymous
    2013-07-28 02:15:59

    Love this book. A classic

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    2015-02-11 09:16:48

    Finally a book that deserves to be on this list

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    By: Anonymous
    2015-05-22 10:52:05

    Simply the best.

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    By: Anonymous
    2015-07-23 07:33:59

    It doesnt get better

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    RE: Foundation
    By: marie ann
    2015-12-26 06:54:42

    Great! The whole series was good reading. I was sad when I finished the set. And read all the side robot series as well. Love this author.

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    RE: Foundation
    By: Flamer
    2016-11-10 01:16:57

    The best of the best.
    Must read book when you are a teenager.
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