2010: Odyssey Two

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HarperCollins, 1997 - Interplanetary voyages - 297 pages
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To the spaceship Discovery, floating in the silent depths of space since Dave Bowman passed through the alien 'Star Gate', comes Heywood Floyd on a mission of recovery. What he finds near Jupiter is beyond the imaginings of any mere human.

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User Review  - gypsysmom - LibraryThing

In brief, this is the continuation of the tale begun in 2001 - A Space Odyssey. Perhaps it's not as revolutionary as 2001 but for me it made clear some of the scenes in that book. But I've loved everything this man has written so I'm not an impartial judge. Read full review

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User Review  - Razinha - LibraryThing

A much more enjoyable read than 2001, I should give it 5 stars, but no. Whereas Clarke was excellent at the science of his fiction, I have never liked his waxing philosophical. I just don't like the ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England, on December 16, 1917. During World War II, he served as a radar specialist in the RAF. His first published piece of fiction was Rescue Party and appeared in Astounding Science, May 1946. He graduated from King's College in London with honors in physics and mathematics, and worked in scientific research before turning his attention to writing fiction. His first book, Prelude to Space, was published in 1951. He is best known for his book 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was later turned into a highly successful and controversial film under the direction of Stanley Kubrick. His other works include Childhood's End, Rendezvous with Rama, The Garden of Rama, The Snows of Olympus, 2010: A Space Odyssey II, 2062: Odyssey III, and 3001: The Final Odyssey. During his lifetime, he received at least three Hugo Awards and two Nebula Awards. He died of heart failure on March 19, 2008 at the age of 90.

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