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  • The Caves of Steel

  • Robot, Book 1
  • By: Isaac Asimov
  • Narrated by: William Dufris
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,173
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,988
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,987

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.

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  • Sci-Fi Mystery at its Best!

  • By HL on 09-16-14

Deeply engrossing story.

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Reviewed: 01-12-17

The world of this story is very typical for Asamov, as are the three laws which play such a large roll, but each character is fascinating and human (even those that aren't) to such a degree that you will have selfish have to listen in one sitting.

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