Rendezvous with Rama

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Turtleback Books, Nov 1, 1990 - Fiction - 288 pages
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For use in schools and libraries only. During the 22nd century, a space probe's investigation of a mysterious, cylindrical asteroid brings man into contact with an extragalactic civilization.

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I found Clarke's journalistic writing style engaging. - Goodreads
Overall the plot was very interesting and riveting. - Goodreads
The good: The plot was intriguing and deep. - Goodreads

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User Review  - LustyRebel - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book many years ago when I was younger and always wondered if I would enjoy it again. I'm glad to say I did. Arthur C. Clarke was always good at portraying the future of humanity as one ... Read full review

Review: Rendezvous with Rama (Rama #1)

User Review  - Greg Strandberg - Goodreads

I really loved reading this book way back in middle school. It was the first of the Rama Series, and the only written by Clarke alone. Many think Gentry Lee ruined this book for many readers when he ... Read full review

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About the author (1990)

Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England, on December 16, 1917. During World War II, he served as a radar specialist in the RAF. His first published piece of fiction was Rescue Party and appeared in Astounding Science, May 1946. He graduated from King's College in London with honors in physics and mathematics, and worked in scientific research before turning his attention to writing fiction. His first book, Prelude to Space, was published in 1951. He is best known for his book 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was later turned into a highly successful and controversial film under the direction of Stanley Kubrick. His other works include Childhood's End, Rendezvous with Rama, The Garden of Rama, The Snows of Olympus, 2010: A Space Odyssey II, 2062: Odyssey III, and 3001: The Final Odyssey. During his lifetime, he received at least three Hugo Awards and two Nebula Awards. He died of heart failure on March 19, 2008 at the age of 90.

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