First Published In: Isaac Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, October , pp. Collections: Azazel; Science Fiction by Asimov. Anthologies: Asimov’s. Azazel Stories. One Night of Song (Apr ) To the Victor (Jul ) The Dim Rumble (Oct ) The Smile that Loses (Nov ) Saving Humanity (Sep ). George Bitternut, an eccentric linguist and deadbeat, stumbles onto an ancient incantation that calls forth the diminutive demon Azazel. With Dr. Asimov himself .

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View all 11 comments. Lists with This Book. He went on to become one of the world’s most prolific writers, publishing nearly books in his lifetime.

Azazel by Isaac Asimov. Mordecai Sims, an impatient writer of articles, desires the ability to manage his time better–no waiting in line, or for cabs, or elevators, or whatever.

Azazel is a character created by Isaac Asimov and featured in a series of fantasy short stories. Azazel Isaac Asimov No preview available – Asimov is probably best known for his Foundation series, which includes Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation.

Asimov himself as eager audience, George recounts 18 episodes of life with Azazel–disastrous, hilarious episodes that could come only from science fiction’s most fertile imagination. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Azazel gives Sophocles an irresistible urge to travel, everywhere, constantly; unfortunately, he travels so much that Fifi never gets to stay anywhere or see anything.

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Isaac Asimov’s Short Fiction: Azazel Stories

George tem-se em alta estima. De ese modo, cuando le siguen pasando cosas malas, sigue siendo divertido. Clarke, was considered one of the “Big Three” science-fiction writers during his lifetime. I said, ‘Listen you screwball creep, you ain’t going to get me on no slow boat to China so I can be all to yourself alone.

There was a problem adding your email address. He penned numerous short stories, among them “Nightfall”, which in was voted by the Science Fiction Writers of America the best short science fiction story of all time, a title many still honor. Feb 06, Claudia Matos rated it really liked it. George Bitternut – you will learn of his ancestry and how Betterknut became Bitternutwon’t you?

He said he wants to cross the Pacific and azaezl to Hong Kong. Science fiction short story collections by Isaac Asimov short story collections Doubleday publisher books. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The humor is undeniably brilliant. He says that’s the way to see the ocean. He’s going on an oil freighter. I’ll go without ssimov. A young wife, Fifi, desires to travel, but her husband Sophocles will have none of it. Dito isto, agora serei incapaz de o imaginar com outro rosto.

A cambio de nada, es un diablillo altruista. Oct 28, Oswaldo rated it liked it Shelves: Not something that I would expect from a work of fantasy. The title character is a two-centimeter tall demon who belongs to George, a friend of the narrator Asimov. He is simply going to master the game of basketball. George can get Azazel to d things – but only for friends of his, in order to achieve his own selfish desires. Harmless, vaguely amusing froth. Dec 13, Lorelei rated it liked it Shelves: Asimov became a naturalized U.


Isaac Asimov’s Azazel Stories Index

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But, what happens when Azazel won’t be around the next time? The best George can manage personally is a tiny little fellow named Azazel, who — demonic appearance aside — consciousnly refuses to use his great powers to help George out.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Asimov’s most famous work is the Foundation Series; his other major series are the Galactic Empire series and the Robot series, both of which he later tied into the same isaac universe as the Foundation Series to create a unified “future history” for his stories much like those pioneered by Robert A.

Y lo amo por eso. But the collection of short stories is like a basic sitcom; no matter how well-written or well-acted, the storylines all begin to sound the same after a while.


He also introduced several innovative concepts, including the thematic concern for technological progress and its impact on humanity. Aug 23, Tegghiaio rated it it was ok.

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