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Arthur C Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset in 1917. He died in Sri Lanka on March 19, 2008. He was the author of many science fiction novels and books of short fiction. He also wrote books on science and had an engineering background, having served in the Royal Air Force as a radar specialist. His best known work,"2001: A Space Odyssey" was adapted for film by Stanley Kubrick. While the film was rather scant of scientific explanation, preferring to rely on the story and the effects, the book was full of detailed explanation. Clarke had other books adapted into movies, but none as successfully as 2001:A Space Odyssey. Arthur C Clarke is no stranger to Hugo and Nebula Awards having picked up six of them and been nominated a further three times for his fiction and short stories. 2010: Odyssey Two is the follow-up to 2001, A Space Odyssey and is one of the best Arthur C Clarke books.

Arthur C Clarke Books

2010: Odyssey Two

Rama 11

Garden of Rama

The Deep Range

Fountains of Paradise

Cradle

The Trigger

The Wind From the Sun

The Songs of Distant Earth: And Other Stories

2010: Odyssey Two

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To the spaceship Discovery, floating in the silent depths of space since Dave Bowman passed through the alien `Star Gate`, comes Heywood Floyd on a mission of recovery. What he finds near Jupiter is beyond the imagination of any mere human.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers otherwise Good Copy
HarperCollins Paperback 1995 Reprint
Book Weight: 162g

ISBN 0586056998

Book Type:
Science Fiction

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Rama 11

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Arthur C Clarke Rama 11 Rama has returned and the earth must be prepared for its arrival with intrepidation.

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Slight wear to covers Good Reading Copy
Orbit Paperback 1993 Reprint
Book Weight: 275g

ISBN 1857231937

Book Type:
Science Fiction Series: Rama 2

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Garden of Rama

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Arthur C Clarke Garden of Rama In the year 2130 a mysterious spaceship, Rama, arrived in the solar system.
It was huge - big enough to contain a city and a sea - and empty, apparently abandoned.
By the time Rama departed for its next unknown destination, many wonders had been uncovered, but few mysteries solved.
Only one thing was clear: everything the enigmatic builders of Rama did, they did in threes.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers Good Copy
Orbit Paperback 1995 Reprint
Book Weight: 330g

ISBN 1857230213

Book Type:
Science Fiction Series: Rama 3

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The Deep Range

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A novel set in the deep sea where humans are fed mainly from produce of the sea.

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Wear to cover otherwise Good Copy
Harbrace Paperbound Library Paperback 1957
Book Weight: 185g

ISBN 0586056998

Book Type:
Science Fiction Series: Sequel to 2001: A Spacy Odyssey

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Fountains of Paradise

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The age old struggle between progress and culture is featured here to great effect.

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Slight wear to covers othewise Good Copy
Pan Paperback 1981 Reprint
Book Weight: 130g

ISBN 0330259849

Book Type:
Science Fiction

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Cradle

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In a mind-blowing mix of scientific speculation and thriller, two seemingly unconnected events trigger off the discovery of nothing less than the secret of humanity`s existence.

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In Good Condition
Orbit Paperback 1996 Reprint
Book Weight: 255g

ISBN 1857230728

Book Type:
Science Fiction

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The Trigger

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Jeffrey Horton has made a discovery that he hopes will change the world from being trigger happy to being peace loving. But he does not realise the effect his discovery will have.

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In Very Good Condition
Voyager Paperback 2000 Reprint
Book Weight: 295g

ISBN 0006483836

Book Type:
Science Fiction

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The Wind From the Sun

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A collection of short stories written by Arthur C Clarke during the 60's which he felt was one of the most "dramatic periods in the entire history of science and technology".

Book Condition:
DW damaged and torn Text Good apart from some spotting inside cover
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Hardback 1972 1st Edition.
Book Weight: 360g

ISBN 0151968101

Book Type:
Science Fiction

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The Songs of Distant Earth

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While the MAGELLAN was careering towards safety with their load complete an unlikely connection was going to play a crucial role in the oncoming events. The Lieutenant Commander of the ship would fall in love with a Thalassan during a stop for repairs. The fate of both worlds became inextricably linked for bad or worse.

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers and browning to edges Good Reading Copy 150g
Grafton Paperback 1987 Reprint
Book Weight: 150g

ISBN 0586066233

Book Type:
Science Fiction

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