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Nightfall [short story] by Isaac Asimov
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Nightfall [short story] (1941)

by Isaac Asimov

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I reread this recently and it was klunkier than I remembered However, it was still gripping to read about scientists trying to save their civilization from irrationality. ( )
1 vote aulsmith | Aug 15, 2009 |
Classic story about a plant where night only comes every thousand years. Still holds up well. ( )
1 vote sdobie | Oct 13, 2007 |
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An expanded version of Asimov's short story, "Nightfall," reveals a world on the brink of chaos, torn between religious fanaticism and scientific denial and faced with the end of civilization.

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