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Old October 15 2012, 02:51 AM   #207
Set Harth
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Re: What SF/F Book Are you Reading? .. Redux

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Finished my little excursion into The Old Days with Robots of Dawn... I remain impressed with the relatively-smooth way Asimov picked up the threads of the first two novels [and the earlier stories] to tie up Elijah's story and set the stage for the joining of Robots and Foundation to come. It seems to me he must have sketched out the general plan pretty early on when he began writing novels again. Other than the shock of having him write about sex lol, it's a pretty seamless transition...
A lot of his generation of SF writers constantly insist on interjecting sex. I call it "dirty old man syndrome".
But Asimov himself beat you to it
Just walk away, and there will be an end to the horror.
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