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2001; a space odyssey

Arthur C. Clarke

2001; a space odyssey

by Arthur C. Clarke

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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Twenty-first century -- Fiction,
  • Computers -- Fiction,
  • Space vehicles -- Fiction,
  • Human-computer interaction -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur C. Clarke.
    ContributionsKubrick, Stanley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.C551205 Tw3, PR6005.L36 Tw3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p.
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5620784M
    LC Control Number68029754

      Sir Arthur C. Clarke () wrote a hundred books and more than a thousand short stories and essays covering science fiction and science fact in a career spanning more than six decades. Among his bestselling novels are Childhood’s End, A Space Odyssey, and Rendezvous with Rama. In , he proposed global broadcasting via communication satellites in geostationary orbit/5(). A Space Odyssey () Awards. Showing all 16 wins and 10 nominations. Academy Awards, USA Winner Oscar: Best Effects, Special Visual Effects Stanley Kubrick. Stanley Kubrick was not present at the awards ceremony.

    Hal in A Space Odyssey. Hal The Imperfect Computer. Hal, the Discovery's computer, is easily the most entertaining character in the book. Supposedly he's an unfeeling hunk of metal, but in reality, he's the only one in the novel who really seems to feel much of anything, or to act as if he feels much of anything. Bowman, Poole, Floyd.   Parents need to know that A Space Odyssey is the classic Stanley Kubrick adaptation of the Arthur C. Clarke novel. While many think it's one of the greatest films ever made and was the first of what would prove to be many big-budget Hollywood science fiction films, the film's slow build and heady subject matter make this best for inquisitive tweens and older.5/5.

    "" is a story of evolution. Sometime in the distant past, someone or something nudged evolution by placing a monolith on Earth (presumably elsewhere throughout the universe as well). Evolution then enabled humankind to reach the moon's surface, where yet another monolith is found, one that signals the monolith placers that humankind has. A Space Odyssey sneaks an allusion into its Odyssey is a long Greek poem by Homer about a dude named Odysseus who goes on a long voyage. So what's up with the title is that Clarke is saying, that old Greek dude went on a long voyage and had adventures way back when, and so here's a story about the future of , when some other dude is going to go on an awesome voyage also.


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Yet, despite that, the plot actually isn't all that complicated. A big part of that is because there's no real character development to speak of. Ina space station orbiting Mars is doomed to destruction by a meteor strike. The monolith rescues Herb Marik and transpors him to an area similar to Jalessa's kingdom.

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Clarke, the director Stanley Kubrick and the.loves strength and skill. Moon-Watcher is awesome because he is smart, and being smart lets him figure out better ways to kill things. Then humans move on up with their gadgets and space ships and take to the stars, and the novel loves describing just how all those nifty ships work—and how smart the people who run them are.