Book: Clarke Arthur C. «Childhood`s End»

Childhood`s End

Производитель: "Macmillan Publishers"

Серия: "Pan 70th collection"

A special edition of Childhood s End by Arthur C. Clarke reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan s 70th anniversary. Earth has become a Utopia, guided by a strange unseen people from outer space whose staggering powers have eradicated war, cruelty, poverty and racial inequality. When the`Overlords`finally reveal themselves, their horrific form makes little impression. Then comes the sign that the Overlords have been waiting for. A child begins to dream strangely - and develops remarkable powers. Soon this happens to every child - and the truth of the Overlords`mission is finally revealed to the human race... A classic of the science-fiction genre, Childhood`s End is an intelligent, beautifully written exploration of what it means to be human from the inimitable Arthur C. Clarke. ISBN:978-1-5098-3843-1

Издательство: "Macmillan Publishers" (2017)

ISBN: 978-1-5098-3843-1

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Clarke, Arthur C.

   b. 1917, Minehead
   With a background in physics (having taken a degree from King’s College, London), Clarke is best known as a science fiction writer. He has written more than seventy books, including 2001: A Space Odyssey (for whose screenplay he was nominated for an Academy Award) and Rendezvous with Rama. He has lived in Sri Lanka for the past thirty years, where he is Chancellor of the University of Moratuwa, but he has retained his links with Britain (for example, as master of his old school, Richard Huish College in Taunton). He has made many appearances on radio and television, most notably with Walter Cronkite during the Apollo missions. His thirteen-part Mysterious World and Strange Powers television programmes have been seen worldwide.

Источник: Clarke, Arthur C.

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