A reissue of an all-time science fiction classic Earth has become a Utopia, guided by a strange unseen people from outer space whose staggering powers have eradicated war, cruelty, poverty and racial inequality. When the Overlords finally reveal themselves, their horrific form makes little impression. Then comes the sign that the Overlords have been waiting for. A child begins to dream strangely - and develops remarkable powers. Soon this happens to every child - and the truth of the Overlords mission is finally revealed to the human race...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - alaudacorax - LibraryThing
I read this on a wave of enthusiasm for Arthur C. Clarke, having just read Rendezvous With Rama and been very impressed with it. I wasn't overly impressed with this. In my review of the latter book I ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Razinha - LibraryThing
I read this about 35 years ago and I'm pretty sure I liked it then. Less so now. I had forgotten Clarke's fascination with paranormal silliness. As science fiction, it sets itself apart from its ... Read full review