LE.Draqonoviicht: Both books do a great job, in their own ways, of taking the reader to places / alter-realities where whet is 'common-form'. for us, is not the standard for those who live where these books will take you.
If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore, and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God!
Other world! There is no other world! Here or nowhere is the whole fact.
Campbell, John W (In fond and reverent memory of John W. Campbell, Jr.—and of those two terrified kids from Brooklyn who, in fear and trembling, made the awesome pilgrimage to his office, one of them in 1938 and the other in 1952.)
This is an expansion (co-authored by Robert Silverberg) of Asimov's original short story. It should not be combined with "Nightfall and Other Stories", a collection including the original story and several others.¬†Additionally¬†there is a book, "Nightfall" by Asimov that is a compendium of the books "Nightfall One" and "Nightfall Two" that should not be combined into this work.
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The planet Kalgash is on the brink of chaos - but only a handful of people realize it. Kalgash knows only the perpetual light of day; for more than two millennia, some combination of its six sons has lit up the sky. But twilight is now gathering. Soon the suns will set all at once - and the terrifying splendor of Nightfall will call forth a madness that signals the end of civilization. Can the believers of legend pull their planet through the crisis?
These two renowned writers have invented a world not unlike our own--a world on the edge of chaos, torn between the madness of religious fanaticism and the stubborn denial of scientists. Only a handful of people on the planet Lagash are prepared to face the truth--that their six suns are setting all at once for the first time in 2,000 years, signaling the end of civilization!
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