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Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke is considered to be the greatest science fiction writer of all time. He is an international treasure in many other ways: An article written by him in 1945 led to the invention of satellite technology. Books by Mr. Clarke—both fiction and nonfiction—have more than one hundred million copies in print worldwide. Mr. Clarke passed away March 19th, 2008.

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2010: Odyssey Two
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | February 1997
$14.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-41397-0 (0-345-41397-0)

"A daring romp through the solar system and a worthy successor to 2001."

*Carl Sagan



Nine years after the disastrous Discovery mission to Jupiter in 2001, a joint U.S.-Soviet expedition sets out to rendezvous with the derelict spacecraft *to search the memory banks of the mutinous computer HAL 9000 for clues to... Read more






2010: Odyssey Two
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Del Rey | Paperback | January 1984
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-30306-6 (0-345-30306-7)

2001: A Space Odyssey shocked, amazed, and delighted millions in the late 1960s. An instant book and movie classic, its fame has grown over the years. Yet along with the almost universal acclaim, a host of questions has grown more insistent through the years, for example: who or what transformed Dave... Read more






2061: Odyssey Three
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | February 1997
$14.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-41398-7 (0-345-41398-9)

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 two previous encounters with the mysterious monloiths, must again confront Dave Bowman, HAL... Read more






2061: Odyssey Three
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Del Rey | Paperback | April 1989
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-35879-0 (0-345-35879-1)

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 two previous encounters with the mysterious monloiths, must again confront Dave Bowman, HAL... Read more






3001 The Final Odyssey
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Del Rey | Paperback | January 1998
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-42349-8 (0-345-42349-6)

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. But now Poole has returned to life, awakening in a world far different from... Read more






Childhood's End
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | July 2001
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-44405-9 (0-345-44405-1)

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.

But at what cost? With the advent of peace, man ceases to strive for creative greatness, and... Read more






Childhood's End
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Del Rey | Paperback | May 1987
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-34795-4 (0-345-34795-1)

Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. Manned by the Overlords, in fifty years, they eliminate ignorance, disease, and poverty. Then this golden age ends--and then the age of Mankind begins.... Read more






Firstborn
Written by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter
Del Rey | Paperback | October 2008
$7.99/9.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-49158-9 (0-345-49158-0)

The Firstborn–the mysterious race of aliens who first became known to science fiction fans as the builders of the iconic black monolith in 2001: A Space Odysseyhave inhabited legendary master of science fiction Sir Arthur C. Clarke’s writing for decades. With Time’s Eye and Sunstorm, the first two books in their... Read more






The Garden of Rama
Written by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee
Spectra | Paperback | September 1992
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-29817-8 (0-553-29817-8)

In the spellbinding Arthur C. Clarke tradition, here is an exhilarating adventure into the hearts of both the Universe and mankind...

By the twenty-third century Earth has already had two encounters with massive, mysterious robotic spacecraft from beyond our solar system--the incontestable proof of an alien technology that far exceeds our own... Read more






The Hammer of God
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Spectra | Paperback | October 1994
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56871-4 (0-553-56871-X)

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 rock that could annihilate civilization.  While a few fanatics welcome the apocalyptic  destruction as... Read more






The Invisible Man
Written by H.G. Wells, Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | November 2002
$5.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6645-9 (0-8129-6645-7)

A gripping and entertaining tale of terror and suspense as well as a potent Faustian allegory of hubris and science run amok, The Invisible Man endures as one of the signature stories in the literature of science fiction. A brilliant scientist uncovers the secret to invisibility, but his grandiose dreams and... Read more






The Invisible Man
Written by H.G. Wells, Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke
Bantam Classics | Paperback | August 1983
$4.95/4.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-21353-9 (0-553-21353-9)

Spine-tingling and entertaining, The Invisible Man is a science fiction classic–and a penetrating, unflinching look into the heart of human nature. To its author, H. G. Wells, the novel was as compelling as “a good gripping dream.” But to generations of readers, the terrible and evil experiment of the demented scientist... Read more






The Last Theorem
Written by Arthur C. Clarke and Frederik Pohl
Del Rey | Trade Paperback | August 2009
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-345-47023-2 (0-345-47023-0)

When Ranjit Subramanian, a Sri Lankan with a special gift for numbers, writes a three-page proof of the coveted “Last Theorem,” which French mathematician Pierre de Fermat claimed to have discovered (but never recorded) in 1637, Ranjit’s achievement is hailed as a work of genius, bringing him fame and fortune. But... Read more






Rama II
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Spectra | Paperback | November 1990
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-28658-8 (0-553-28658-7)

Years ago, the enormous, enigmatic alien  spacecraft called Rama sailed through our solar system as  mind-boggling proof that life existed -- or  had existed -- elsewhere in the  universe. Now, at the dawn of the twenty-third century,  another ship is discovered hurtling toward us. A  crew of Earth's best and brightest minds is  assembled to rendezvous with the... Read more






Rama Revealed
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Spectra | Paperback | January 1995
$7.99/11.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-56947-6 (0-553-56947-3)

On its mysterious voyage through interstellar space, a massive alien starship carries its human passengers to the end of a generations-long odyssey. But the great experiment designed by the Ramans has failed, and Rama III has become a battleground. Fleeing a tyrant, a band of humans ventures into the nether regions... Read more






Rendevous With Rama
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Spectra | Paperback | November 1990
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-28789-9 (0-553-28789-3)

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 unthinkable: Rama is no natural object. It is, incredible... Read more






Songs of Distant Earth
Written by Arthur C. Clarke
Del Rey | Paperback | April 1987
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-32240-1 (0-345-32240-1)

Thalassa was a paradise above the earth. Its beauty and vast resources seduce its inhabitants into a feeling of perfection. But then the Magellan arrives, carrying with it one million refugees from the last mad days of earth. Paradise looks indeed lost.... Read more






Sunstorm
Written by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter
Del Rey | Paperback | February 2006
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-45251-1 (0-345-45251-8)

When Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the greatest science fiction writer ever, teams up with award-winning author Stephen Baxter, who shares Clarke’s bold vision of a future where technology and humanism advance hand in hand, the result is bound to be a book of stellar ambition and accomplishment. Such was the case... Read more






Time's Eye
Written by Arthur C. Clarke and Stephen Baxter
Del Rey | Paperback | March 2005
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-345-45247-4 (0-345-45247-X)

Sir Arthur C. Clarke is a living legend, a writer whose name has been synonymous with science fiction for more than fifty years. An indomitable believer in human and scientific potential, Clarke is a genuine visionary. If Clarke has an heir among today’s science fiction writers, it is award-winning author Stephen... Read more






The Trigger
Written by Arthur C. Clarke and Michael P. Kube-Mcdowell
Spectra | Paperback | September 2000
$7.99/8.99(Canada) | 978-0-553-57620-7 (0-553-57620-8)

From Arthur C. Clarke, bestselling author of 2001: A Space Odyssey and Creator Of The Rama Series, and Michael Kube-Mcdowell comes a breathtaking new novel of bold scientific speculation and edge-of-your-seat suspense: a riveting thriller in which the fate of humanity depends on whose finger is on...The Trigger

It is the ultimate... Read more






The War of the Worlds
Written by H.G. Wells, Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 2002
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75923-9 (0-375-75923-9)

Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke
Commentary 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 greater than man’s and yet as mortal as his own.” Thus begins one... Read more





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