2061: Odyssey Three

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Ballantine Books, 1989 - Fiction - 271 pages
6 Reviews
Arthur C. Clark, creator of one of the world's best-loved science fiction tales, revisits the most famous future ever imagined in this NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, as two expeditions into space become inextricably tangled. Heywood Floyd, survivor of two previous encounters with the mysterious monloiths, must again confront Dave Bowman, HAL, and an alien race that has decided that Mankind is to play a part in the evolution of the galaxy whether it wishes to or not.
  

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Review: 2061: Odyssey Three (Space Odyssey #3)

User Review  - Tuan Ho - Goodreads

So far, I think it's the weakest when compared with 2001 and 2010. The story just isn't as exciting as it could be. Clarke drags it down with pointless hardcore science crap that frankly, only a ... Read full review

Review: 2061: Odyssey Three (Space Odyssey #3)

User Review  - Goodreads

So far, I think it's the weakest when compared with 2001 and 2010. The story just isn't as exciting as it could be. Clarke drags it down with pointless hardcore science crap that frankly, only a ... Read full review

Contents

The Frozen Years
3
First Sight
8
Reentry
11
Tycoon
18
Out of the Ice
21
The Greening of Ganymede
30
Transit
34
Starfleet
41
Diversion
141
Pit Stop
148
Car Wash
153
Adrift
159
The Alien Shore
165
Star
171
Icebergs of Space
175
The Captains Table
180

Mount Zeus
45
Ship of Fools
48
The Lie
52
Oom Paul
57
No One Told Us to Bring Swimsuits
59
Search
62
THE VALLEY OF BLACK SNOW
65
Rendezvous
67
Touchdown
71
The Valley of Black Snow
75
Old Faithful
80
At the End of the Tunnel
84
Recall
92
EUROPAN ROULETTE
96
The Politics of Exile
97
Hazardous Cargo
100
Inferno
105
Shaka the Great
108
The Shrouded World
110
Night Watch
113
Rosie
117
Dialog
122
Descent
126
Galaxy Down
131
The Sea of Galilee
134
AT THE WATER HOLE
139
Monsters from Earth
184
Memoirs of a Centenarian
186
Minilith
189
HAVEN
192
Salvage
195
Endurance
198
Mission
200
Shuttle
203
Shards
206
Lucy
211
THE GREAT WALL
216
Shrine
217
Open City
223
Phantom
227
On the Couch
230
Pressure Cooker
234
Reunion
239
Magma
241
Perturbation Theory
244
Interlude on Ganymede
247
THE KINGDOM OF SULFUR
254
Fire and Ice
255
Trinity
259
Midnight in the Plaza
267
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About the author (1989)

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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