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Against the Fall of Night Sir Arthur C. Clarke

Against the Fall of Night By Sir Arthur C. Clarke

Against the Fall of Night by Sir Arthur C. Clarke


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Summary

A classic tale of pulp SF, from one of the greatest writers of the genre. Part of the new Golden Age Masterworks list!

Against the Fall of Night Summary

Against the Fall of Night by Sir Arthur C. Clarke

In the year ten billion A.D., Diaspar is the last city on Earth. Agelss and unchanging, the inhabitants see no reason to be curious about the outside world. But one child, Alvin - only seventeen and the last person to be born in Diaspar - finds that he is increasingly drawn to what lies outside the city walls. Even though he knows the Invaders, who devastated the world, may still be out there...

Later rewritten, expanded and republished as The City and the Stars, this early novella by one of the greats of science fiction remains a powerful and evocative depiction of the future of humanity...

About Sir Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead in 1917. During the Second World War he served as an RAF radar instructor, rising to the rank of Flight-Lieutenant. After the war he won a BSc in physics and mathematics with first class honours from King's College, London. One of the most respected of all science-fiction writers, he also won the KALINGA PRIZE, the AVIATION SPACE-WRITERS PRIZE,and the WESTINGHOUSE SCIENCE WRITING PRIZE. He also shared an OSCAR nomination with Stanley Kubrick for the screenplay of 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, which was based on his story, 'The Sentinel'. He lived in Sri Lanka from 1956 until his death in 2008. To discover more about how the legacy of Sir Arthur is being honoured today, please visit http://www.clarkefoundation.org

Additional information

GOR010150916
9781473222342
1473222346
Against the Fall of Night by Sir Arthur C. Clarke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2019-05-02
144
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