Arthur C. Clarke


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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2014

    Arthur C. Clark wrote and published many of his first short stories in Astounding Science Fiction, Star Science Fiction Stories, and Infinity Science Fiction during the mid-1950's. This book is a little collection of these early works. It includes: B...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2012

    When he was seven years old, a major earthquake killed Lewis Crane's parents. As an adult, Crane has dedicated his life to protecting humanity from a similar tragedy. He's a Nobel-winning earthquake scientist, and the founder of the Foundation-an org...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2010

    Martin Steelman is a senior United States Senator. From the get go, he has been aiming for power and the Presidency. In pursuit of his goal he has sacrificed friendship, family, marriage, and more. Now he is faced with a terminal medical condition--a...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-2009

    At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons. And it is hurtling through the solar system at inconceivable speed. Then a space probe confirms the unthinka...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2006

    In A Fall of Moondust, time is running out for the passengers and crew of the tourist-cruiser Selene, incarcerated in a sea of choking lunar dust. On the surface, her rescuers find their resources stretched to the limit by the pitiless and unpredicta...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2005

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-2005

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-2003

    Editorial Reviews Product Description The 10-billion-year-old metropolis of Diaspar is humanity's last home. Alone among immortals, the only man born in 10 million years desperately wants to find what lies beyond the City. His quest will uncover the ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2002

    Looking for new underwater worlds to conquer, Arthur Clarke and Mike Wilson followed up their expedition to Australia?s Great Barrier Reef (described in The Coast of Coral) by exploring the romantic seas surrounding Ceylon. Meetings with dangerous a...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-2002

    Introduction by Arthur C. ClarkeCommentary by Jules Verne and an anonymous reviewer from "The Critic" No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greate...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2002

    World-famous science and science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke and photographer Mike Wilson spent two adventurous years exploring the Great Barrier Reef, the mightiest coral formation in the world. Presented here are "the adventures and mishaps, ...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-2001

    Two classic novels in one volume includes a new introduction written by the author. In "The Ghost from the Grand Banks," the "Titanic" is raised 100 years after its sinking, but fatal obsessions rage and the ship may become a deathtrap again. In "The...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2001

    Author of the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novels Rendezvous with Rama and The Fountains of Paradise along with such memorable novels as Childhood's End, Sir Arthur C. Clarke was - with Isaac Asimov and Robert A. Heinlein - one of the writers who de...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1997

    Space Odyssey - 4

    One thousand years after the Jupiter mission to explore the mysterious Monolith had been destroyed, after Dave Bowman was transformed into the Star Child, Frank Poole drifted in space, frozen and forgotten, leaving the supercomputer HAL inoperable. B...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1995

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1995

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    Science Fiction

    1993

    In the year 2110 technology has cured most of our worries. But even as humankind enters a new golden age, an amateur astronomer points his telescope at just the right corner of the night sky and sees disaster hurtling toward Earth: a chunk of ro...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1992

    REACH FOR TOMORROW presents a second collection of Arthur C. Clarke's stories--the first was the highly successful EXPEDITION TO EARTH. From "Rescue Party" (his first published story and still one of his most famous) to "Jupiter Five," the amazing ra...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1992

    A master of the science fiction genre chronicles the history of telecommunications, discussing submarine cables and the development of fiber optics and communication satellites, and projecting into the future of neutrino, gravitational, and tachyon c...

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    Science Fiction

    1991

    During World War II, as an RAF officer, Arthur C. Clarke was in charge of the first radar 'talk-down' equipment, the Ground Controlled Approach, during its experimental trials. His novel GLIDE PATH is based on this work...

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    Science Fiction

    1991

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    Science Fiction

    1991

    In Clarke's first published full-length science fiction novel, renowned science fiction writer Martin Gibson joins the spaceship "Ares," the world's first interplanetary ship for passenger travel, on its maiden voyage to Mars. His mission: to report ...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1990

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1990

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    Science Fiction

    May-1990

    If you want an omnibus of short fiction by Arthur C. Clarke, a Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master, then you want The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke. If you're looking for a representative sample of Clarke's short stories, or for s...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1990

    SAILING TO DISTANT STARS is a dream that began with the publication of Arthur C. Clarke s classic short story "Sunjammer," in which he introduced the concept of space vehicles powered by sunlight. Scientists were so fired by the idea that their re...

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    Fantasy

    Nov-1987

    Space Odyssey - 3

    Arthur C. Clark, creator of one of the world's best-loved science fiction tales, revisits the most famous future ever imagined in this NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, as two expeditions into space become inextricably tangled. Heywood Floyd, survivor of tw...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-1987

    Time is running out for the passengers and crew of the tourist cruiser Selene, incarcerated in a sea of choking lunar dust. On the surface, her rescuers find their resources stretched to the limit by the pitiless and unpredictable conditions of a tot...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-1987

    Vannemar Morgans dream is to link Earth to the stars with the greatest engineering feat of all timea 24,000-mile-high space elevator. But first he must solve a million technical, political, and economic problems while allaying the wrath of God. For t...

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    Science Fiction

    1987

    The story of Island in the Sky centers around a young man, who, after brilliantly winning a space-related competition, requests a vacation on a space station as his prize. It is written with Arthur C. Clark's obvious knowledge of science, but moves a...

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    Science Fiction

    1987

    The Other Side of the Sky presents a glimpse of our future: a future where reality is no longer contained in earthly dimensions, where man has learned to exist with the knowledge that he is not alone in the universe. These stories of other planets an...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1986

    The best collection ever of Arthur C. Clarke's short fiction, including the stories on which 2001: A Space Odyssey and Childhood's End were based. The Sentinel is a magnificent retrospective showcase of Arthur C. Clarke's finest shorter fiction. Span...

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    Science Fiction

    May-1986

    PARADISE LOST Just a few islands in a planetwide ocean, Thalassa was a veritable paradise--home to one of the small colonies founded centuries before by robot Mother Ships when the Sun had gone nova and mankind had fled Earth. Mesmerized by the...

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    Science Fiction

    1986

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1984

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1984

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1983

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-1982

    Space Odyssey - 2

    When 2001: A Space Odyssey first shocked, amazed, and delighted millions in the late 1960s, the novel was quickly recognized as a classic. Since then, its fame has grown steadily among the multitudes who have read the novel or seen the film based on ...

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    Science Fiction

    1979

    In the 22nd century visionary scientist Vannevar Morgan conceives the most grandiose engineering project of all time, and one which will revolutionize the future of humankind in space: a Space Elevator, 36,000 kilometers high, anchored to an equatori...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1976

    2276 WelcomeTo Earth For America's Quincentennial! The Time of Troubles is over. War and Poverty are dead. And Duncan Makenzie, benign ruler of the distant world of Titan has returned to the planet of his forefathers to solve a mystery and ...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1973

    THE RAMANS ARE HERE... At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge. It weighs more than ten trillion tons. And it is hurtling through the solar system at inconceivable speed. Then a space ...

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-1973

    In addition to being one of Science Fiction's greatest writers, Sir Arthur C. Clarke was also one of our foremost thinkers and visionaries, producing a number of highly readable and important non-fiction works. Report of Planet Three is a collection ...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1972

    THE TIE THAT BINDS The human race had been born on a unique world...a world loaded with mineral wealth, unmatched elsewhere in the solar system. This accident of fate gave a flying start to man's technology -- but it made man dependent on his home w...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1972

    A volume containing all 18 short stories written by Arthur C. Clarke in the 1960s. They depict a future in which technologies are beginning to dictate man's lifestyle - even to demand life for themselves....

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1972

    The ultimate trip began with a story called THE SENTINAL, by Arthur C. Clarke. It took flight when stanley Kubrick asked Clarke to write a novel of space exploration unpon which the acclaimed director would base a movie. The result was one of the mos...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1970

    ELEVEN MASTERFUL SCIENCE FICTION TALES OF WONDER IN THIS WORLD AND BEYONDHIDE AND SEEK"K.15 was a military intelligence operative. It gave him a considerable pain when unimaginative people called him a spy. But at the moment he had much more serious ...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1970

    Here is the compelling story of the launching of Prometheus - Earth's first true spaceship - and of the men who made it happen. Dirk Alexson, chronicler of the greatest space adventure of all time: He was chosen to immortalize the incredible story of...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1967

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1962

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-1957

    It is the 21st century and humans have finally conquered the sea. Professionals now harvest plankton to feed the world. However, the sea has not given up all its secrets...and men like Walter Franklin are determined to find them out....

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    Science Fiction

    1953

    THE LAST GENERATION OF MANKIND ON EARTH Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. They are manned by the Overlords...mysterious creatures from an alien race who soon take over contr...

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    Science Fiction

    1953

    WORLD-SHATTERING TRUTHS On a world decimated by apocalypse, two isolated city--nations stand alone. Long millennia ago, their leaders determined that the only way to avoid absolute destruction would be to cut off all communication between them. Bu...

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    in There Will Be War, Vol. II: Men of War

    Science Fiction

    1951

    HIGH TECH WAR -- AND HOW TO AVOID IT The answer is simple: you would have peace? Then prepare for war. This wisdom is as old as armies. Yet after a few generations, the peace that was paid for with soldiers' blood comes to seem the normal thing, t...

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    in There Will Be War, Vol. III: Blood and Iron

    Science Fiction

    1949

    From the fearless fighting men of inter-galactic space to the Spartan few who held the pass at Thermopylae. From the hardy starship troopers of futuristic mercenary frays to those last Roman centurions, holding back the barbaric hordes. From those ce...

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    Science Fiction

    Space Odyssey - 1

    It has been more than forty years since the publication of this classic science fiction novel that changed the way we look at the stars and ourselves. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man adventures to the ...

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    General Fiction

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    Science Fiction

    In leading an expedition through the many-layered Jovian atmosphere in the hydrogen balloon craft Kon-Tiki, Captain Howard Falcon discovers a world where bioluminescent air plankton produce brilliant atmospheric sea-fire, predatory manta-ray creature...

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    General Fiction

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