2010: Odyssey Two

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HarperCollins, 1982 - Interplanetary voyages - 297 pages
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To the spaceship Discovery, floating in the silent depths of space since Dave Bowman passed through the alien 'Star Gate', comes Heywood Floyd on a mission of recovery. What he finds near Jupiter is beyond the imaginings of any mere human.

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Great ideas, but lacked in pace. - Goodreads
Mr. Clarke is a very good writer. - Goodreads
And of course the ending is fantastic. - Goodreads
This is the great story telling Clarke is known for. - Goodreads
The ending is quite good. - Goodreads
Clarke's writing is just beautiful to read. - Goodreads

Review: 2010: Odyssey Two (Space Odyssey #2)

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

I read this book a long time ago, probably middle or high school, and it was fun to read it again. This book has a bunch of good aspects to it. The trip to find Discovery to understand what happened ... Read full review

Review: 2010: Odyssey Two (Space Odyssey #2)

User Review  - Aaron - Goodreads

I'd probably go 3.5 stars if I could. Good, but not as mind-blowing as the first book. Read full review

About the author (1982)

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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