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Title: The Robots of Dawn Title Record # 1289
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1983-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Elijah Baley / R. Daneel Olivaw
Series Number: 3
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: From the flaps of the Doubleday first edition: "A puzzling case of "roboticide" takes interplanetary detective Elijah Baley from Earth to the planet Aurora - the self-styled World of the Dawn, where humans and robots coexist in seemingly perfect harmony. There, the most advanced robot in the Universe - an awesomely human machine - has been murdered. Only one man on Aurora had the means, the motive, and the opportunity to commit the crime - and he has hired Baley to prove he didn't do it. And to make Baley's impossible mission even worse, he soon learns that not only his career bu the fate of the Earth as well is riding on his investigation For the murder of the humaniform robot is closely tied to a power struggle that will decide the ultimate question: Who will be the next pioneers to colonize the Universe - man or his machines? and the answer to that question could spell either doom or new hope for an overcrowded Earth. Armed only with his own instincts, his sometimes quirky logic, and the immutable Three Laws of Robotics, Baley sets out to solve the case. But can anything prepare a simple Earthman for the psychological complexities of a world where a beautiful woman could easily have fallen in love with an all-too-human robot?"
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1984Translated by France-Marie Watkins First half of the original novel.
French Les robots de l'aube 1
1984Translated by France-Marie Watkins Second half of the original novel.
French Les robots de l'aube 2
1984Translated by Thomas Wintner
Dutch De robots van de dageraad
1985Translated by Uno Palmström and Peter Stewart
Swedish Död robot
1985<ul><li>Translated by Biljana Meseldžija and Translated by Milan Vidojević </ul>
Serbian Roboti zore [as by Isak Asimov]
1985Translated by <a href="http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/se.cgi?arg=Heinz%20Zwack&amp;type=Name&amp;mode=exact">Heinz Zwack</a> (as Heinz Nagel)
German Aurora oder der Aufbruch zu den Sternen
1986 Italian I robot dell'alba
1987Translated by Pekka Markkula
Finnish Aamunkoiton robotit
1988 French Les robots de l'aube
1992Translated by Hajdu Gábor
Hungarian
A Hajnal bolygó robotjai?A Hajnal bolygo robotjai
1993<ul><li>Translated by Žika Bogdanović </ul>
Serbian Roboti zore [as by Isak Asimov]
1996Translated by Georgeta Stancu of ''The Robots of Dawn''.
Romanian
Roboții de pe Aurora?Robotii de pe Aurora
1997Translated by <a href="http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/se.cgi?arg=Heinz%20Zwack&amp;type=Name&amp;mode=exact">Heinz Zwack</a> as Heinz Nagel
German Der Aufbruch zu den Sternen
2004 Spanish Los Robots del Amanecer
2015Translated by Aline Storto Pereira
Portuguese Os robôs da alvorada
Year Language Title
1985 Italian I Robot Dell'alba (Complete Novel)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
2 1984 Locus Best SF Novel
5 1984 Hugo Best Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Robots of Dawn 1983-00-00 Isaac Asimov Phantasia Press 0-932096-25-5
$60.00?$: US dollar
336
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn 1983-10-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-18400-X
$15.95?$: US dollar
419
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Kiyoshi Kanai Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn 1983-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-18400-X
$15.95?$: US dollar
419
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Kiyoshi Kanai  
The Robots of Dawn 1984-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-246-12304-4
£8.95?£: UK pound
419
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn 1984-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-06199-1
£1.95?£: UK pound
477
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn 1984-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-06199-1
£2.50?£: UK pound
477
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
Les robots de l'aube 1 1984-02-15 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1602) 2-277-21602-X   278
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Philippe Caza  
Les robots de l'aube 2 1984-02-15 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1603) 2-277-21603-8   254
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Philippe Caza  
The Robots of Dawn 1984-04-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday & Company / SFBC 1965
$5.98?$: US dollar
408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Kiyoshi Kanai Checkmark
De robots van de dageraad 1984-08-00 Isaac Asimov Meulenhoff (M=SF #203) 90-290-1837-2   417
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Roy Virgo Checkmark
Les robots de l'aube 2 1984-08-30 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1603) 2-277-21603-8   254
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Caza Checkmark
Les robots de l'aube 1 1984-09-03 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1602) 2-277-21602-X   278
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Philippe Caza  
Les robots de l'aube 2 1984-09-03 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1603) 2-277-21603-8   254
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Philippe Caza  
The Robots of Dawn 1984-11-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31571-5
$3.95?$: US dollar
398
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn 1984-11-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31571-5
C$4.95?C$: Canadian dollar
398
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn 1985-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-06199-1
£2.50?£: UK pound
477
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
Roboti zore 1985-00-00 Isak Asimov Bestseller     331
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Checkmark
Död robot 1985-00-00 Isaac Asimov Legenda (Stockholm) 91-582-0580-2   449
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Linda Lysell Checkmark
Aurora oder der Aufbruch zu den Sternen 1985-09-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6579) 3-453-02159-2
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
478
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Tony Roberts Checkmark
Urania #1009 1985-11-10 ed. Gianni Montanari Mondadori 1009
Lit 3,000?Lit: Italian lira
286
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Karel Thole  
I robot dell'alba 1986-10-15 Isaac Asimov Mondadori (Oscar #1916) 28443-1
Lit 7,000?Lit: Italian lira
484
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Anna Montecroci  
The Robot Trilogy (Boxed Set) 1986-11-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32971-6
$12.95?$: US dollar
209+
208+
398
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni Michael Whelan Checkmark
Aamunkoiton robotit 1987-00-00 Isaac Asimov Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö 951-0-14261-1   473
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Död robot 1988-00-00 Isaac Asimov Legenda (Stockholm) (Legenda pocket) 91-582-1220-5
skr 44.50?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
449
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel
Staffan Göransson?Staffan Goeransson
Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn 1988-04-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-06199-1
£3.50?£: UK pound
477
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Chris Foss  
Les robots de l'aube 1988-07-00 Isaac Asimov France Loisirs 2-7242-3983-0   524
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel P. H. Moisan  
The Robot Novels 1988-10-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33119-2
$14.95?$: US dollar
ix+
671
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Michael Whelan  
The Robots of Dawn 1989-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-06199-1
£3.99?£: UK pound
477
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
The Robot Trilogy 1989-00-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-35198-3
$11.85?$: US dollar
 
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
omni  
The Robots of Dawn 1992-00-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (The Isaac Asimov Collection) 0-385-47086-X
$12.95?$: US dollar
398
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Michael Whelan Checkmark
A Hajnal bolygó robotjai?A Hajnal bolygo robotjai
1992-00-00 Isaac Asimov
Móra Ferenc Ifjúsági Könyvkiadó?Mora Ferenc Ifjusagi Konyvkiado
(
Galaktika Baráti Kör Könyvklub, Alapítvány és birodalom sorozat?Galaktika Barati Kor Konyvklub, Alapitvany es birodalom sorozat
)
963-11-7011-X
Ft 248?Ft: Hungarian forint
496
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Jantner János Checkmark
Les robots de l'aube 1 1992-08-21 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1602) 2-277-21602-X   278
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Philippe Caza  
Roboti zore 1993-00-00 Isak Asimov Polaris Beograd (SF biblioteka Polaris)     320
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Peter Elson Checkmark
De robotromans 1993-11-00 Isaac Asimov Meulenhoff (*M) 90-290-4710-0   437+
417+
414
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Nico Keulers , Ralph McQuarrie Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn 1994-01-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-06199-1
£4.99?£: UK pound
477
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel  
The Robots of Dawn 1994-03-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-29949-2
$5.99?$: US dollar
435
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Stephen Youll  
Les robots de l'aube 1 1995-11-30 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1602) 2-277-21602-X   278
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Caza  
Les robots de l'aube 2 1995-11-30 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1603) 2-277-21603-8   254
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Caza  
The Robots of Dawn 1996-00-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-06199-1
£6.99?£: UK pound
477
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Checkmark
Roboții de pe Aurora?Robotii de pe Aurora
1996-00-00 Isaac Asimov Editura Teora (Sci-Fi (Editura Teora) #15) 973-601-268-9   376
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Der Aufbruch zu den Sternen 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #8103) 3-453-12768-4    
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Thomas Thiemeyer  
Robots and Murder 1999-11-00 Isaac Asimov Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-0701-5 / 06516
$14.98?$: US dollar
745
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Matt Stawicki Checkmark
Les robots de l'aube 1 2000-03-20 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1602) 2-290-30718-1   278
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Philippe Caza  
Les robots de l'aube 2 2000-03-20 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1603) 2-290-30719-X   254
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Philippe Caza  
Los Robots del Amanecer 2004-05-00 Isaac Asimov
Debols!llo?Debolsillo
84-8450-042-X
$8.40?$: US dollar
 
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
Les robots de l'aube 2005-05-20 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #6792) 2-290-33275-5   528
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel E. Gorinstein  
The Robots of Dawn 2007-07-01 Isaac Asimov Tantor Media 1-4001-5423-5
$29.99?$: US dollar
 
audio MP3 CD?Compact disc with mp3-encoded audio tracks
novel Stephen Youll  
The Robots of Dawn 2009-01-21 Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 978-0-307-49024-7
$7.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel Stephen Youll  
Les robots de l'aube 2010-09-01 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #6792) 978-2-290-33275-7
€8.00?€: Euro
528
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Emmanuel Gorinstein  
Os robôs da alvorada 2015-09-13 Isaac Asimov Editora Aleph 978-85-7657-265-7
R$54.90?R$: Brazilian real
544
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel  
The Robots of Dawn 2018-04-19 Isaac Asimov Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-827778-9
£8.99?£: UK pound
423
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Mike Topping , Shutterstock.com Checkmark
Os robôs da alvorada 2020-11-16 Isaac Asimov Editora Aleph 978-85-7657-460-6
R$69.90?R$: Brazilian real
544
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Stephen Youll  
The Robots of Dawn date unknown Isaac Asimov Grafton / Collins (UK) 0-586-06199-1
£4.50?£: UK pound
477
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
The Robots of Dawn date unknown Isaac Asimov Bantam Spectra 0-553-29949-2
$7.99?$: US dollar
435
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Stephen Youll Checkmark
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