Robots
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  • 1
    The Caves of Steel: Robot, Book 1 | Isaac Asimov

    The Caves of Steel: Robot, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Isaac Asimov
    • Narrated By William Dufris
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (177)
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    (161)
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    A millennium into the future two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. Isaac Asimov's Robot novels chronicle the unlikely partnership between a New York City detective and a humanoid robot who must learn to work together. Like most people left behind on an over-populated Earth, New York City police detective Elijah Baley had little love for either the arrogant Spacers or their robotic companions.

    Sci-Fi Mystery at its Best!

    Listening to The Caves of Steel was a delightful experience. The story takes place in a future New York City, after Man has colonized other worlds. Th..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 16 2014 by Elsie MacGregor (Sacramento, CA USA)
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    I, Robot | Isaac Asimov

    I, Robot

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Isaac Asimov
    • Narrated By Scott Brick
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1944)
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    (886)
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    They mustn't harm a human being, they must obey human orders, and they must protect their own existence...but only so long as that doesn't violate rules one and two. With these Three Laws of Robotics, humanity embarked on a bold new era of evolution that would open up enormous possibilities, and unforeseen risks.

    Forget the violence - Read this one for the humor

    I listened to this before I saw the movie. It's too bad that Will Smith is on the cover. Don't get it wrong, I love Will Smith and never miss any of..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 19 2005 by Herb (Ferderal Way, WA, USA)
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    The Naked Sun: The Robot Series, Book 2 | Isaac Asimov

    The Naked Sun: The Robot Series, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Isaac Asimov
    • Narrated By William Dufris
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (130)
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    (112)
    Story
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    A millennium into the future, two advancements have altered the course of human history: the colonization of the Galaxy and the creation of the positronic brain. On the beautiful Outer World planet of Solaria, a handful of human colonists lead a hermit-like existence, their every need attended to by their faithful robot servants. To this strange and provocative planet comes Detective Elijah Baley, sent from the streets of New York with his positronic partner, the robot R. Daneel Olivaw, to solve an incredible murder that has rocked Solaria to its foundations.

    The partner

    One of the best scifi stories I've read, as one might expect going into Asimov. But in all honesty the first book leaves you wanting more focus on the..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 08 2015 by Jenaro (North Hollywood, CA)
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    The Robots of Dawn: The Robot Series, Book 3 | Isaac Asimov

    The Robots of Dawn: The Robot Series, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Isaac Asimov
    • Narrated By William Dufris
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (115)
    Performance
    (102)
    Story
    (105)

    Detective Elijah Baiey is called to the Spacer world Aurora to solve a bizarre case of roboticide. The prime suspect is a gifted roboticist who had the means, the motive, and the opportunity to commit the crime. There's only one catch: Baley and his positronic partner, R. Daneel Olivaw, must prove the man innocent. For in a case of political intrigue and love between woman and robot gone tragically wrong, there's more at stake than simple justice. This time Baley's career, his life, and Earth's right to pioneer the Galaxy lie in the delicate balance.

    Some of Audible and Asimov's Best

    Asimov is a very underrated writer. The Robot Series are a good example of his early work, Robots of Dawn was written later in the series and you can ..Show More »

    Reviewed on August 12 2014 by thomas (charlotte, NC, United States)