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Arthur C. Clarke - Hal 9000, Clarke's Three Laws, Overlord, the Songs of Distant Earth, Sir Arthur Clarke Award, Rama (Paperback) Loot Price: R370
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Arthur C. Clarke - Hal 9000, Clarke's Three Laws, Overlord, the Songs of Distant Earth, Sir Arthur Clarke Award, Rama...

Arthur C. Clarke - Hal 9000, Clarke's Three Laws, Overlord, the Songs of Distant Earth, Sir Arthur Clarke Award, Rama (Paperback)

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Chapters: HAL 9000, Clarke's three laws, Overlord, The Songs of Distant Earth, Sir Arthur Clarke Award, Rama, List of Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominees, Serendipaceratops, Venus Prime, The Star, Nicole des Jardins Wakefield, 4923 Clarke, . Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 84. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Sri Lankabhimanya Sir Arthur Charles Clarke, CBE, FRAS (16 December 1917 - 19 March 2008) was a British science fiction author, inventor, and futurist, most famous for the novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, written in parallel of the script for the eponymous film, co-written with film-director Stanley Kubrick; and as a host and commentator in the British television series Mysterious World. For many years, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke were known as the "Big Three" of science fiction. Clarke served in the Royal Air Force as a radar instructor and technician from 1941-1946. He proposed a satellite communication system in 1945 which won him the Franklin Institute Stuart Ballantine Gold Medal in 1963. He was the chairman of the British Interplanetary Society from 1947-1950 and again in 1953. Clarke emigrated to Sri Lanka in 1956 largely to pursue his interest in scuba diving, and lived there until his death. He was knighted by the British monarchy in 1998, and was awarded Sri Lanka's highest civil honour, Sri Lankabhimanya, in 2005. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England. As a boy he enjoyed stargazing and reading old American science fiction pulp magazines. After secondary school and studying at Huish's Grammar School, Taunton, he was unable to afford a university education and got a job as an auditor in the pensions section of the Board of Education. During the Second World War he served in the Royal Air Force as a radar specialist and was involved in the earl...http: //booksllc.net/?id=185981

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Group
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 86
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-31128-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-31128-8
Barcode: 9781157311287

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