By Arthur C. Clarke
2001: an area Odyssey is the vintage technology fiction novel that modified the best way we checked out the celebs and ourselves....
2001: an area Odyssey encouraged what's possibly the best technology fiction movie ever made- brilliantly imagined via the past due Stanley Kubrick....
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"Dazzling...wrenching, eerie, a mind-bender."-Time
"Full of poetry, medical mind's eye and usually wry Clarke wit. by way of status the universe on its head, he makes us see the standard universe in a distinct light...a advanced allegory concerning the background of the world."-The New Yorker
"Clark has built an efficient paintings of fiction...with the meticulous construction of an extraterrestrial environment...Mr. Clark is a master."--Library Journal
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But he still did not know where he was, and the speaker at the other end of the circuit must have understood his situation completely. "Don't worry, Dave. This is Frank Poole. I'm watching your heart and respiration-everything is perfectly normal. Just relax – take it easy. " Soft light flooded into the chamber; he saw moving shapes silhouetted against the widening entrance. And in that moment, all his memories came back to him, and be knew exactly where he was. Though he had come back safely from the furthest borders of sleep, and the nearest borders of death, he had been gone only a week.
At the end of the hundred days, Discovery would close down. All the crew would go into hibernation; only the essential systems would continue to operate, watched over by the ship's tireless electronic brain. She would continue to swing around Saturn, on an orbit now so well determined that men would know exactly where to look for her a thousand years hence. But in only five years, according to present plans, Discovery II would come. Even if six or seven or eight years elapsed, her sleeping passengers would never know the difference.
When Bowman used the highest magnification of Discovery's telescopes, he appeared to be hanging above a slightly flattened globe, looking down upon a vista of racing clouds that had been smeared into bands by the giant world's swift rotation. Sometimes those bands congealed into wisps and knots and continent-sized masses of colored vapor; sometimes they were linked by transient bridges thousands of miles in length. Hidden beneath those clouds was enough material to outweigh all the other planets in the Solar System.
2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke