The Sentinel

The Sentinel

2001st anniversary Edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

Few masters of science fiction have brought us glimpses of the near future as vividly as Arthur C. Clarke. It is the startling realism of his vision that has made classics of his CHILDHOODS END and 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEYand Clarke himself one of the genres most successful writers. Here is a brilliant collection of Clarkes highest caliber short fiction. Among the ten stories included in this volume are: The Sentinel: The story that inspired 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, one of the most famous SF movies of all time. Guardian Angel: The rarely-glimpsed work that gave birth to CHILDHOODS END. The Songs of Distant Earth: A fantastic tale of first contact with an alien world, which became the basis for one of Clarkes most successful novels. Breaking Strain: The inspiration for the popular book series Arthur C. Clarkes VENUS PRIME.

Book information

ISBN: 9780743407212
Publisher: Brick Tower Press
Imprint: ibooks
Pub date:
Edition: 2001st anniversary Edition
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 302
Weight: 468g
Height: 232mm
Width: 153mm
Spine width: 25mm