Joao Oliveira

Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (5 of 5)
Location: Portugal


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,304,369 - Total Helpful Votes: 5 of 5
Asimov's Chronology of the World by Isaac Asimov
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Impossibly good, 25 Jan 2009
Well, providing that Asimov wrote about 500 other books during his life-time and that he wasn't an historian, I thought that this wouldn't be a very accurate and well organized work. At first, because of the high price, I wasn't even willing to buy it, but I ended up doing so.

I sincerely can't understand where did he find the time to do so much research, to organise it and to write it down, but the fact is that this is a very selective and interesting read. Although this was intended to be a reference book, I had the patience and the joy to read it from cover to cover.

I'm from such a small and "unimportant" country as Portugal and I can definitely assure you that… Read more

Wish List