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More of the same - almost

Advantages: If you liked the first you’ll like this
Disadvantages: Its not as good

...can you follow on from such a masterpeice as both the film and book of 2001 A Space Odyssey was?, well you can try, but will you succeed?. 2010 Odyssey Two, follows on from the film rather than the book of 2001 A Space Odyssey (the only real dif ...

seagulls-lost-horizon 24.06.2001 · Read full review
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Review of 2010 - Arthur C. Clarke

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the odyssey continues

Advantages: will stand the test of time.
Disadvantages: absolutely none

Way out in space, close to the moons of jupiter, the spacecraft Discovery floats, close to the alien monolith. The russian rescue craft Leonov is sent from earth, with a combined American and Russian scientific team on a mission to investigate the myste ...

Belgarath_02 17.07.2000 · Read full review
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Classic sf

Advantages: Highly effective large-scale plot
Disadvantages: Prose style is sometimes pedestrian

Anyone who seriously wants to read science fiction should probably take the time to read some of the classics, as an idea of sf's history can be invaluable in understanding where modern author's are coming from. "Childhood's End" would undoubtedly be one ...

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Review of Childhood's End - Arthur C. Clarke

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A must!

Advantages: Accessible even to non science fiction fans
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Although this book is quite slow and hard to get into once you are caught up in its web this book becomes almost impossible to put down right up till the end. At places the thoughts and emotions conveyed become almost spell binding and in one or to places ...

hcook 07.07.2000 · Read full review
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Clarke's best early work

Advantages: Great SF
Disadvantages: None

Way back when (1950 to be precise), Arthur C Clarke wrote a lot of short stories; one of these was called 'Guardian Angel', and in my opinion is one of Clarke's best, because of the build up to a climax in the last line, revealing the identity of the 'Ove ...

rwsweet 04.08.2000 · Read full review
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