Have you ever wondered what it would be like to travel to the far future and discover a world where Earth is just a pebble in the sky? Thats what happens to Joseph Schwartz, a retired tailor from 1949 Chicago, who accidentally gets transported to the heyday of the Galactic Empire in Isaac Asimovs first novel, Pebble in the Sky┬╣.
Pebble in the Sky is a classic science fiction adventure that explores the themes of identity, prejudice, and destiny in a galaxy where Earth is despised by all the other 200 million planets┬▓. Earth is poor, radioactive, and overpopulated, and its people are sentenced to death at the age of sixty. Joseph Schwartz, who is sixty-two, must find a way to survive in this hostile environment, while also uncovering a sinister plot that threatens the fate of the entire Empire┬│.
Asimovs novel is full of wonders and ideas, such as ancient secrets, mind control, mutant powers, and interstellar politics. It is also part of his famous future history that includes the Foundation and Robot series, although it can be read as a standalone story. Pebble in the Sky is one of the best examples of Golden Age science fiction, and it will appeal to fans of space opera, mystery, and action.
If you are looking for a thrilling and thought-provoking read that will transport you to a different time and place, you should definitely check out Pebble in the Sky by Isaac Asimov. You wont regret it!