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Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead in 1917. During the Second World War he served as a radar instructor for the RAF, rising to the rank of flight-lieutenant. After the war, he entered King’s college, London taking, in 1948, his Bsc in physics and mathematics with first class honours. One of the most respected of all science-fiction writers, he has won Kalinga Prize, the Aviation Space-Writers’ Prize and the Westinghouse Science Writing Prize. He also shared an Oscar nomination with Stanley Kubrick for the screenplay of 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was based on his story.
What do Sci-Fi Fiction Fans say about this classic novella by Arthur C. Clarke?
"This is speculative fiction at its finest, and my favorite Clark novel now."
"Clarke's story is complex and layered and he builds a future which captures the reader's interest."