|Plot Summary of Foundation and Earth|
Foundation and Earth is the last of the Asimov's Foundation series, but it does not concern itself with The Foundations's struggle to the Second Galactic Empire. Golan Trevize, made a supreme decision influencing the Final Destiny of the Galaxy based on his unexplained intuitive power of making the RIGHT decision based on insufficient data. For some reason, he believes that finding the long, lost planet of Humanity's Origin, namely Earth, will justify his supremely important decision. This book describes his voyage into deep space and the ultimate future of the human race.
This synopsis report prepared by Mithun Jacob
Golan Trevize, his trusty companion Janov Pelorat, and the alien Bliss search the galaxy for the planet of man's origin - Earth. This is the 6th book of the Foundation series. "Verbal Fencing" is the perfect checkbox to describe this book. If you love science (Asimov style) you may enjoy this book, but otherwise I would suggest an abridged edition just to get the main facts. It would have made a good novella but there just wasn't enough content for a 350 page novel.
This synopsis report prepared by Shane Tiernan
|Chapter Analysis of Foundation and Earth|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 60%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 10%
Tone of book
- suspenseful (sophisticated fear)
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- science fiction story
- info about lifeform(s)/society/phenomena
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- politician/elected ruler
- Planet surface, need spacesuit
- Domed/Underground City
- distant future
- one or two man fighter/scoutship
A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:
- humans in a futuristic society
- humans in a contemporary society
- unfriendly aliens
- primitive aliens
- empty, or nearly empty world
- very controlled society
Takes place on Earth?
Planet outside solar system?
Takes place in spaceship?
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
scientific jargon? (SF only)
- a significant amount of technical jargon
- quite a lot of techical jargon
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references only
- descript of kissing
- society controls main character's sexing
- description of breasts
- doing it with a robot/computer
How much dialogue?
- mostly dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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