The Songs of Distant Earth

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Voyager, 1998 - End of the world (Astronomy) - 238 pages
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From the world's most famous science fiction writer, a poignant and vivid story of doomsday and beyond.

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User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

An entertaining but scattershot sci-fi novel which at its core is about the end of the solar system. Unlike the crystallized purity of Rendezvous with Rama and 2001, the concepts explored here have ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth Bridges - Goodreads

I read this book for the first time in 8th grade around the time it was first published in 1986, and today in 2014 I just finished reading it a second time. It still holds up. Could he have developed ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Born in Somerset in 1917, Arthur C. Clarke has written over fifty books, among which are the science fiction classics 2001, A Space Odyssey, Childhood's End, The City and the Stars and Rendezvous With Rama. He has won all the most prestigious science fiction trophies, and shared an Oscar nomination with Stanley Kubrick for the screenplay of the film of 2001. He lives in Sri Lanka.

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