The Odyssey File

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Ballantine Books, 1984 - Performing Arts - 132 pages
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User Review  - iftyzaidi - LibraryThing

Interesting to read the early correspondence between Arthur C. Clarke and Peter Hyams but unfortunately there is very little in here about the actual making of the movie as the film was still in pre ... Read full review

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User Review  - Konrad Lenz - Goodreads

This collection of e-mails between Arthur C. Clarke and Peter Hyams about the development of 2010 as a film is fascinating. Read full review

About the author (1984)

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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