Childhood's End - S.F. Masterworks (Hardback)
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Childhood's End - S.F. Masterworks (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 17/06/2010
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Arthur C. Clarke's classic in which he ponders humanity's future and possible evolution

When the silent spacecraft arrived and took the light from the world, no one knew what to expect. But, although the Overlords kept themselves hidden from man, they had come to unite a warring world and to offer an end to poverty and crime. When they finally showed themselves it was a shock, but one that humankind could now cope with, and an era of peace, prosperity and endless leisure began.

But the children of this utopia dream strange dreams of distant suns and alien planets, and begin to evolve into something incomprehensible to their parents, and soon they will be ready to join the Overmind ... and, in a grand and thrilling metaphysical climax, leave the Earth behind.

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9780575082359
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 300 g
Dimensions: 200 x 130 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The colossus of science fiction. - New York Times.

There has been nothing like it. - C.S Lewis.

A novel about transcendence...generally recognised as Clarke's first major work...the story still moves me. - Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels.

The very personification of SF...he...always writes with lucidity and candour, often with grace, sometimes with a cold, sharp evocativeness that has produced some of the most memorable images in SF. - The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction.

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