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By Arthur C. Clarke

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ISBN-13: 9780345303059

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ISBN-13: 9780345413970

In 1968, Arthur C. Clarke’s best-selling 2001: an area Odyssey captivated the world—and was once tailored right into a now-classic movie by means of Stanley Kubrick. enthusiasts needed to wait fourteen years for the sequel—but while it got here out, it was once an speedy hit, profitable the Hugo Award for top Novel in 1983.

Nine years after the ill-fated Discovery One undertaking to Jupiter, a joint Soviet-American group travels to the planet to enquire the mysterious monolith orbiting the planet, the reason for the sooner mission’s failure—and the disappearance of David Bowman. The staff comprises Heywood Floyd, the lone survivor from the former challenge, and Dr. Chandra, the writer of HAL.

What they locate is not any below an unsettling alien conspiracy—surrounding the evolutionary destiny of indigenous existence types on Jupiter’s moon Europa, in addition to that of the human species itself. A gripping continuation of the liked Odyssey universe, 2010: Odyssey II is science-fiction storytelling at its best.


Clarke is largely respected as essentially the most influential technological know-how fiction writers of the twentieth century, esteemed along Isaac Asimov and Robert Heinlein, a trio recognized informally because the “Big Three.” ahead of his demise in 2008, he authored greater than a hundred novels, novellas, and brief tale collections and laid the basis for technology fiction as we all know it this day. Combining medical wisdom and visionary literary flair, Clarke’s paintings explored the results of significant medical discoveries in astonishingly artistic and mystical settings.

Clarke’s brief tales and novels have gained quite a few Hugo and Nebula Awards, were translated into greater than 30 languages, and feature offered thousands of copies around the globe. numerous of his books, together with 2001: an area Odyssey and 2010: Odyssey II, were tailored into motion pictures that also stand as vintage examples of the style. for sure, Arthur C. Clarke is likely one of the most vital voices in modern technological know-how fiction literature.

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