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The Fountains Of Paradise Sir Arthur C. Clarke

The Fountains Of Paradise By Sir Arthur C. Clarke

The Fountains Of Paradise by Sir Arthur C. Clarke


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One of Clarke's most famous and acclaimed novels, winner of both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award

The Fountains Of Paradise Summary

The Fountains Of Paradise by Sir Arthur C. Clarke

One of Clarke's most famous and acclaimed novels, winner of both the HUGO AWARD and the NEBULA AWARD

In the 22nd century visionary scientist Vannevar Morgan conceives the most grandiose engineering project of all time, and one which will revolutionize the future of humankind of space: a Space Elevator, 36,000 kilometres high, anchored to an equatorial island in the Indian Ocean.

Winner of the HUGO AWARD for best novel, 1980
Winner of the NEBULA AWARD for best novel, 1979

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.

Additional information

GOR001443673
9781857987218
1857987217
The Fountains Of Paradise by Sir Arthur C. Clarke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2000-10-12
256
Short-listed for British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novel 1980 (UK)
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