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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2012

    A classic novel; be sure to think !

    Entertaining and realistic - believable - but be sure to think ! The first version of nightfall was penned by isaac aaimov in 1941; So bear in mind that he was jewish & was understandably distressed by what was happening in the name of religion. The expanded bersion by asimov with silverberg was published in 1970;at the "god is dead" era of rising environmentalism, anti-war demknstrations etc. Thus it's understandable that the main conflict is beyween science and religion, over which will influence the fate of the population more - and SHOULD that be so. Sadly for the people of that planet, tho compromise was possible it wasn't reached. Both sides had valid approaches to problem-solving but insisted on complete control. It is possible to have an orderly society that allows freedom of thought. I suggest the reader consider how we can aim for this in our times.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2013

    It was ok

    I read the orginial Nightfall years ago and really liked it but did not care so much for this version. I guess there were just so many repeated words with each character. Seemed like unnecessary info.

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