Hear Isaac Asimov’s Story Award-Winning Story “Nightfall” Read by Stephen Eley

Above hear Isaac Asi­mov’s sto­ry “Night­fall” read by Stephen Eley. The novelette–which first appeared in Astound­ing Sci­ence Fic­tion, Sep­tem­ber 1941–tells the sto­ry about “the com­ing of dark­ness to the peo­ple of a plan­et ordi­nar­i­ly illu­mi­nat­ed by sun­light at all times.” In 1968, The Sci­ence Fic­tion Writ­ers of Amer­i­ca vot­ed “Night­fall” the best sci fi short sto­ry writ­ten pri­or to the 1965 estab­lish­ment of the Neb­u­la Awards.

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