3001: The Final Odyssey

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Voyager, 1997 - Human-alien encounters - 272 pages
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The world in the year 3001 seen through the eyes of an astronaut, revived after a thousand-year sleep. The earth is encircled by space cities, accessed by elevators and education is a breeze, computers enabling the brain to absorb complicated information in milliseconds. By the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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User Review  - MarkLacy - LibraryThing

[July 27, 1997] If anyone suggests you read this book, just say NO! Why? How about: NO plot, NO characterization, NO answers, NO drama, NO tension, and above all: NO sense of wonder! Of all the books ... Read full review

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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

Lightweight futurism, plus an alien threat. The notes at the end, justifying the predictions through the current state of the science or engineering, are conscientious and interesting. Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Born in Somerset in 1917, Arthur C. Clarke has written over sixty 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 was knighted in 1998. He passed away in March 2008.

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