Without warning, giant silver ships from deep space appear in the skies above every major city on Earth. Manned by the Overlords, in fifty years, they eliminate ignorance, disease, and poverty. Then this golden age ends--and then the age of Mankind begins....
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Review: Childhood's EndUser Review - Hypatia - Goodreads
This was a really interesting story, but I just didn't enjoy it that much. I found some aspects very dated, and of course since it was written 50 years ago, some of the predictions of the future were just funny. Clarke is an excellent writer of course. Read full review
Review: Childhood's EndUser Review - Steven - Goodreads
A fantastical journey full of mystery and suspense, with some silly things and full of science fiction woobly-dubly (great stuff). Highly recommended. I would say 4.5/5! Read full review