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Childhood's End

The Overlords appeared suddenly over every city--intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior to humankind. Benevolent, they made few demands: unify earth, eliminate poverty, and end war. With little rebellion, humankind agreed, and a golden age began.

Year: 1953     Genre: Space Opera

2001 A Space Odyssey

An essential member of your crew is Hal, the electronic, almost-human brain that ceaselessly guides your course. On the Earth colonized Moon, deep in the crater Tycho, a discovery has been made that has shattered the human concept of the universe. You are journeying towards something. You do not know what it is. You only know it has been waiting for man to find it for four million years.

Year: 1968     Genre: Science FictionSpace Exploration

Rendezvous with Rama

By the year 2130, the solar system has been colonized, with humans living on planets ranging from Mercury to the moons of Neptune. Despite so much expansion and discovery, there have been no signs of intelligent life besides our own Earth-born. Until Rama.

Year: 1972     Genre: Alien Contact

Dec 16, 1917 -- Mar 19, 2008
Author, Inventor, Futurist

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Stand Alone Novels

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-- -- -- --1953Childhood's Endby Arthur C. ClarkeSpace Opera, Aliens
-- -- -- --1986The Songs of Distant Earthby Arthur C. ClarkeSpace Exploration
-- -- -- --1993The Hammer of Godby Arthur C. ClarkeSpace Exploration


SERIES: A Space Odyssey

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-- -- -- --196812001 A Space Odyssey Science FictionSpace Exploration
-- -- -- --198222010: Odyssey Two Space Exploration
-- -- -- --198732061: Odyssey Three Hard SFSpace Exploration
-- -- -- --199743001 the Final Odyssey Hard SFSpace Exploration



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-- -- -- --19721Rendezvous with Rama Alien Contact
-- -- -- --19892Rama II Alien Contact
-- -- -- --19913The Garden of Rama Alien ContactSpace Exploration
-- -- -- --19934Rama Revealed Space Exploration


Short Story Collections

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-- -- -- --2001The Collected Stories of Arthur C. ClarkeScience Fiction