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Childhood's End

Author: Arthur C. Clarke   Series: Tor Books

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A reissue of an all-time science fiction classic, from the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey

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A reissue of an all-time science fiction classic, from the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey

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A reissue of an all-time science fiction classic 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...

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Critic Reviews

“A first-rate tour de force”

The New York Times
Frighteningly logical, believable, and grimly prophetic . . . Clarke is a master Los Angeles Times
As a science fiction writer, Clarke has all the essentials The New Yorker
There has been nothing like it for years; partly for the actual invention, but partly because here we meet a modern author who understands that there may be things that have a higher claim on humanity than its own 'survival' C. S. Lewis

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About the Author

Arthur C. Clarke was a British science fiction author, inventor and futurist, most famous for the novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, written in collaboration with director Stanley Kubrick, a collaboration which also produced the film of the same name. He was the chairman of the British Interplanetary Society from 1947-1950 and again in 1953. Clarke emigrated to Sri Lanka in 1956 and lived there until his death in March 2008. He was knighted in 1998.

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Product Details

Publisher
Pan Macmillan | Pan Books
Published
7th May 2010
Pages
272
ISBN
9780330514019

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