Childhood's End

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Ballantine Books, 1990 - Fiction - 212 pages
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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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This is a great classic Sci-Fi. Given the time it's written it really doesn't feel too data, I assumed it was written nearer to the late 70s. I would recommend this to any Sci-Fi fan that looking for ... Read full review

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Arthur C. Clarke is considered to be the greatest science fiction writer of all time. He is an international treasure in many other ways: An article written by him in 1945 led to the invention of satellite technology. Books by Mr. Clarke--both fiction and nonfiction--have more than one hundred million copies in print worldwide. He lives in Sri Lanka.

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