Friday, 1 February 2019

The Hound of Death [#books #review]

by Agatha Christie

'What can you do?'
Mortimer smiled a little.
'I can think.'
She looked at him doubtfully.
'Yes,' said Mortimer, 'a lot can be done that way, more than you would ever believe.
(Page 260)

Sunday, 20 January 2019

Robots and Empire [#books #review]

by Isaac Asimov

Robot Series
The Robots Of Dawn
The Stars, Like Dust

[Giskard said:] 'We have put Earth on the course towards the filling of the galaxy and the establishment of a Galactic Empire.'
Daneel said, 'The picture you draw is attractive. It would make Partner Elijah proud of us if, as you say, we have accomplished that. "Robots and Empire" Elijah would say, and perhaps he would clap me on the shoulder. [...]'
(Page 67)