Of Time and Stars

By Arthur C. Clarke,

Book cover of Of Time and Stars: The Worlds of Arthur C. Clarke

Book description

A varied selection of the author's science-fiction stories, including "The Sentinel", on which the film "2001" was based.

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Clarke is the master of the sci-fi short stories in my view, and this collection is a great example of his genius. My dog-eared paperback is over forty years old, and I pick it up often for both nostalgic and professional reasons. With evocative titles such as "The Nine Billion Names of God," "No Morning After," and "If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth," these stories were just what my young, curious mind needed. In just a few pages, Clarke had an amazing ability to pull you into the world of the character and make…

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