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The Robot Novels: The Caves of Steel - The Naked Sun
The Robot Novels The Caves of Steel - The Naked Sun Author:Isaac Asimov Year of Publication – 1954 — This is the first Novel in Robot series. This novel introduces main human character, Elijah Bailey, a Plainclothesman and a homicide detective in New York City. This novel also depicts a spacer humanoid robot, R. Daneel Olivaw who assists Elijah in the investigation. Both of them work as a partner in all the robotic n... more »ovel except Robots and Empire. The plot revolves around a murder of a spacer scientist and portraits the life of Earth people in The City. Excellent work by Isaac Asimov in bringing out the essence of Human life where people live their entire life in confined underground interlinked Cities and their hatred for Robots.
Timeline in the Book: 3421 AD
The Naked Sun
Year of Publication – 1957
This is the second robot series novel. The main character is Elijah Bailey accompanied by his Humanoid partner, R. Daneel Olivaw. The plot is the investigation of the murder of scientist in one of the spacer world, Solaria. The book focuses on the unusual traditions and culture of Solarian society. The society with overall population of twenty thousand humans and ten thousand robots to serve every single human. Asimov introduces a female lead role, Gladia Delmarre as wife of the victim who will be appearing in other robotic novels. Isaac Asimov shows in later novels how Solaria, the planet of desolation suffered the slow decay.
Timeline in the Book: 3422 AD (One year after Caves of Steel)