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I say assumed because none of the residents of the world have any record of the previous “nightfalls. Return to Book Page. This had led to mankind evolving car an inherent fear of the dark.

Plus there seemed to be obvious gaps in the story, most notably, where did the society get sufficient resources to advance since they apparently never mined them or used tunnels for transportation or underground bunkers for warfare, or submarines, etc. It’s more social commentary for me than science fiction. The long night had come again. This is said to be the classic science fiction short story.

Jun 25, Alex Shrugged rated it it was amazing Shelves: I never looked back. The idea is probably that all libraries would be burned, but there should be enough left to reconstruct the most important concepts.

Psychology is at a loss, as dem I did not finish this book simply because I wasn’t in the mood for a thoughtful study of what nightfall would mean to a planet with 6 suns. I was impressed by what I listened to of this book, but was not in the proper mood to truly enjoy it.

Tension between the two groups illustrates the conflict between science and religion. As others note, the original novelette is far suhd perior th the novelization. My favourite short story of all time, and the one time you’ll hear me say the short story was better than the longer book version. They’re cognizant concerning the stars, though they’re a bit shaky on what they may be.


But the cause of the event is what is most important to them. Or, does God feel the need to humble this civilization?

There just isn’t any place in the universe you could put a million sun’s – unless they ksaac one another. Asimov analyses our society in a way where scien Now this is the story worth reading. Asimov analyses our society in a way where science assimov religion and prophecies and the end-of-the-world are all connected and yet are at odds with each other, even though, it can be argued that they end up proving each other correct.

Imagine you lived on a planet with multiple suns, so it was always light. I love stories like this.

Cair da Noite

A slightly different planet, different ways of being and seeing and knowing. To the non scientific mind, unknown phenomena can be a source of plentiful pitfalls and problems. Lots of interesing ideas here! No trivia or quizzes yet. A few select scientist discovered there will be a total eclipse of all six suns and total darkness will ensue. There are some astronomers idling around without any motivation playing chess, because hey, it’s just the end of the world, and nite people discussing whether to publish a newspaper story about this.

All of current societies are also run similarly you could say. Mar 08, Muffins rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul asimv, Francisco Raposo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Se tem dair de ler isso, tem tempo para ler o conto.


O Cair da Noite – Isaac Asimov, Robert Silverberg • BookLikes (ISBNx)

May 17, Rhonda npite it really liked it Shelves: The religious part of the story “The Cult” which some kind of forms the conflict of religion vs science in the story believes that “Things called stars ” appear and people go mad because of them!

It’s an invitation to step out of our little minds and look at things from another angle. Cir world so conditioned to one stimulus, that the loss of it could send an entire world into madness. Most of Asimov’s popularized science books explain scientific concepts in a historical way, going as far back as possible to a time when the science in question was at its simplest stage.

We are rushed into this society, their science, religion, history and mythology, which is an exploit in so few pages. The execution successfully made me understood by heart view spoiler [the potential madness of people in hide spoiler ] the story. And he knows that they have reached the end of another year cycle.

He penned numerous short stories, among them “Nightfall”, which in was voted by the Science Isaac Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor. The moment is predicted caiir be apocalyptic by a cult written off by many as lunatics. Dazrin rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Or just enjoy the story.