The fountains of Paradise
This Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel is reissued in this trade paperback edition. Vannemar Morgan's dream of linking Earth with the stars requires a 24,000-mile-high space elevator. But first he must solve a million technical, political, and economic problems while allaying the wrath of God. Includes a new introduction by the author.
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The fountains of paradiseUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Published in 1953, 1952, and 1979, respectively, this trio of novels follow Clarke's recurring theme of humans thrusting themselves into space and then not necessarily liking what they find. The religious images that run throughout Clarke's work also are present here. ... Read full review
Review: The Fountains of ParadiseUser Review - Henry - Goodreads
As I was reading, I felt as though as I was reading several novels at once. One of them seemingly unconnected to the rest of the story. I really liked some of the prose Clarke used here. It's Clarke ... Read full review