Rendezvous With Rama

Rendezvous With Rama

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By (author) Arthur C. Clarke

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  • Publisher: Gollancz
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 196mm x 22mm | 240g
  • Publication date: 13 April 2006
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0575077336
  • ISBN 13: 9780575077331
  • Sales rank: 15,549

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Rama is a vast alien spacecraft that enters the Solar System, A perfect cylinder some fifty kilometres long, spinning rapidly, racing through space, Rama is a technological marvel, a mysterious and deeply enigmatic alien artifact. It is Mankind's first visitor from the stars and must be investigated ...

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Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead in 1917. During the Second World War he served as a radar instructor for the RAF, rising to the rank of flight-lieutenant. After the war, he entered King's college, London taking, in 1948, his Bsc in physics and mathematics with first class honours.One of the most respected of all science-fiction writers, he has won 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 has lived in Sri Lanka since 1956.