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The Sands of Mars Sir Arthur C. Clarke

The Sands of Mars By Sir Arthur C. Clarke

The Sands of Mars 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!

The Sands of Mars Summary

The Sands of Mars by Sir Arthur C. Clarke

It is the twenty-first century. On Mars a dedicated group of pioneers - among them some of Earth's finest brains - struggle to change the face of the planet . . .

Science fiction writer Martin Gibson finally gets a chance to visit the research colony on the Red Planet. It's a dream come true - until he discovers the difficulties and perils of survival on another world . . . and the very real terror it holds.

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

GOR009690642
9781473222366
1473222362
The Sands of Mars by Sir Arthur C. Clarke
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Orion Publishing Co
2019-01-10
240
N/A
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