2001: A Space Odyssey (Paperback)Arthur C. Clarke (author)
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Arthur C. Clarke has been the presiding genius of science fiction for almost fifty years. His works include the ground-breaking and profound CHILDHOOD'S END, RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA and EXPEDITION TO EARTH. Written when landing on the moon was still a dream, made into one of the most influential films of our century, brilliant, compulsive, prophetic, 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY tackles the enduring theme of man's place in the universe.
On the moon an enigma is uncovered. So great are the implications that, for the first time, men are sent out deep into the solar system. But, before they can reach their destination, things begin to go wrong, horribly wrong...
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 158 g
Dimensions: 108 x 178 x 18 mm
Edition: Digital original
Brooks Peck, AMAZON.CO.UK REVIEW * 'Arthur C. Clarke is awesomely informed about physics and astronomy, and blessed with one of the most astounding imaginations...' *
NEW YORK TIMES * 'For many readers Arthur C. Clarke is the very personification of science fiction'THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION *
Arthur C. Clarke is one of the truly prophetic figures of the space age ... The colossus of science fiction * NEW YORKER *
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