Science fiction and fantasy                                            

Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke (1917- 2008) was a science fiction writer. Although British, he lived in Sri Lanka for most of his later years. His novels focus on hard science fiction, with an emphasis on high technology and idealistic societies.

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." is one of his more famous quotes.

Book Reviews

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Rendezvous With Rama
4 star rating
An enormous alien craft arrives in the solar system. But why has it come?
Released in 1973.

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2001: A Space Odyssey
4 star rating
This novel follows the journey of man, as he rises from primeval ignorance and reaches into space.
Released in 1968.

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