The Naked Sun – Isaac Asimov
Pre-loved paperback, wear and tear as pictured.
Another fascinating science fiction book from Isaac Asimov: On the remote planet Solaria the first murder for two hundred years has been committed. The Solarians are Spacers with a civilisation based on robots instead of slaves – and some pretty weird taboos and phobias.
Into this strange set-up comes Terran detective Elijah Baley, assigned to find the murderer and act as an investtigator for his government. But as an Earthman Baley finds aspects of life on Solaria difficult, even terrifying to cope with. (Men on Earth live deep underground in their vast caves of steel and are terrified of anything outside). Form the moment of his arrival on Solaria Baley’s investigation becomes an ordeal of nerves under the pitiles glare of the naked sun …