March 31, 2019


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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Jun 21, Raven rated it did not like it.

I must have read these stories many years ago, and all I remember is Azazel, the two-centimeter red demon. Surgindo do bolso da camisa de George, Azazel mede 2cm de altura.

La estructura de los relatos se repite sin llegar a ser aburrida ni predecible, cada relato tiene su propio giro y sorpresa. Too bad these favors always result in extraordinary trouble for the beneficiaries!

Isaac Asimov’s Short Fiction: Azazel Stories Index

Asimov is probably best known for his Foundation series, which includes Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second Foundation. He also introduced several innovative concepts, including the thematic concern for technological progress and its impact on humanity.

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Isn’t it weird, to remember almost nothing, of something you know you knew?

Preview — Azazel by Isaac Asimov. Open Preview See a Problem? Asimov wrote the Lucky Starr series of juvenile science-fiction novels using the pen name Paul French. The satire and underlying social commentary, that is thrown in for good measure here and there, is quite refreshing also.


Isaac Asimov’s Short Fiction: Azazel Stories

He is simply going to master the game of basketball. Y no, simplemente son cuentitos de un diablo liandosela a todos.

If you do, then you grasp the concept of this collection of short stories by Isaac Asimov. Azszel stories are humorous satires, and incredibly delightful.

To ask other readers questions about Azazelplease sign up. While he did not invent science fiction, he helped to legitimize it by adding the narrative structure that had been missing from the traditional science fiction books of the period.

Science Fiction by Asimov [5]. Paperbackpages. The title character is a two-centimeter tall demon who belongs to George, a friend of the narrator Asimov. There was a problem adding your email address.

Somehow, most of these efforts go awry. A collection of cute short stories around ‘George’ and the 2cm demon. George Bitternut – you will learn of his ancestry and how Betterknut became Bitternutwon’t you? Even if you don’t find the stories funny, you’ll at least learn some valuable lessons in getting others to pick up the check. He went on to become one of the world’s most prolific writers, publishing nearly books in his lifetime.

Aug 12, Goran Lowie rated it liked it. This book is a departure from Isaac Asimov’s normal “hard” science fiction. He often provides nationalities, birth dates, and death dates for the scientists he mentions, as well as etymologies and pronunciation guides for technical terms.


Science fiction short story collections by Isaac Asimov short story collections Doubleday publisher books. For they are fun and enjoyable reads, you just don’t want too much at once.

There are eighteen pretty funny stories here about how things tend to go pear-shaped when Azazel is called upon to lend a hand.

AZAZEL by Isaac Asimov | Kirkus Reviews

The stories are somewhat predictable and silly, it’s a light reading. Might as well be; and might as well be a reason why I remember nothing. Asimov became a naturalized U. Jenkins Archived September 11,at the Wayback Machine. It’s a frolicking romp through a fantastic “what if.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Heinlein and Arthur C. It gets dull after a while, to keep warping at a theme with obvious limits.

Isaac Asimov’s Short Fiction: Azazel Stories

Pensando bem, passamos todos muito bem sem Azazel. And, Azazel jumps in to help. Clarke, was considered one of the “Big Three” science-fiction writers during his lifetime. I’ll go without you.

Sep 26, Ana Aldana rated it did not like it Recommended to Ana by: List of short stories by Isaac Asimov. Especially when the supposed plaintiff is a moron.

But since Azazel’s understanding of human society and foibles is severely limited, the results are always unfortunate.