2001: A Space Odyssey By Arthur C. Clarke


The year is 2001, and cosmonauts discover a mysterious monolith that has been buried on the Moon for at least three million years. Written as a companion piece to the iconic movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, this groundbreaking work of science fiction explores the promise and threat of technological innovation—and the destructive power of nuclear technology.


Arthur C. Clarke

One of the most influential science fiction writers of the 20th and 21st century, Arthur C. Clarke is the author of over 100 novels, novellas, and short story collections that laid the groundwork for the science fiction genre. Combining scientific knowledge and visionary literary aptitude, Clarke's work explored the implications of major scientific discoveries in astonishingly inventive and mystical settings.Clarke's short stories and novels have won numerous Hugo and Nebula Awards, have been translated into more than 30 languages, and have sold millions of copies worldwide. Several of his books, including 2001: A Space Odyssey and 2010: Odyssey II, have been adapted into films that still stand as classic examples of the genre. Without a doubt, Arthur C. Clarke's is one of the most important voices in contemporary science fiction literature.

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