"The Caves of Steel"

Title"The Caves of Steel"
Year for Search1953
AuthorsAsimov, Isaac (1920-92)
Secondary TitleGalaxy Science Fiction (New York)
Volume / Edition7.1 - 3
Pagination4-66, 98-159, 108-
Date PublishedOctober - December 1953
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Overpopulation dystopia as background to a murder mystery solved by a robot and a human. The “caves of steel” are the cities of the future. A related novel in 1956 Asimov, “The Naked Sun.”

Additional Publishers

Repub. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1954. Rpt. New York: New American Library, 1955. U. K. ed. London: T. V. Boardman, 1954; rpt. London: Panther, 1971. Also rpt. in his The Robot Novels: The Caves of Steel The Naked Sun. (Garden City: Doubleday, 1957), 1-202

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1920-92) was born in Russia, brought to the U. S. age three, and became a U. S. citizen in 1928. His name was anglicized from Isaak Iudich Azimov

Full Text

1953 Asimov, Isaac (1920-92). “The Caves of Steel.” Galaxy Science Fiction (New York) 7.1 - 3 (October - December 1953): 4-66, 98-159, 108-59. Repub. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1954. Rpt. New York: New American Library, 1955. U. K. ed. London: T. V. Boardman, 1954; rpt. London: Panther, 1971. Also rpt. in his The Robot Novels: The Caves of Steel The Naked Sun. (Garden City: Doubleday, 1957), 1-202. PSt

Overpopulation dystopia as background to a murder mystery solved by a robot and a human. The “caves of steel” are the cities of the future. A related novel in 1956 Asimov, “The Naked Sun.” The author was born in Russia, brought to the U. S. age three, and became a U. S. citizen in 1928. His name was anglicized from Isaak Iudich Azimov