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By Arthur C. Clarke

One of the 35 e-book (digital-only) 2012 RosettaBooks releases comprising the total Arthur C. Clarke Collection.

The 12 months is 2001, and cosmonauts discover a mysterious monolith that has been buried at the Moon for no less than 3 million years. To their astonishment, the monolith releases an both mysterious pulse—a form of signal—in the path of Saturn after it truly is unearthed. even if alarm or communique, the human race needs to be aware of what the sign is—and who it used to be meant for.

The Discovery and its staff, assisted through the hugely complicated HAL 9000 machine method, units out to enquire. yet because the group attracts toward their rendezvous with a mysterious and historic alien civilization, they notice that the best hazards they face come from in the spacecraft itself. HAL proves a perilous touring spouse, and the staff needs to outwit him to survive.

This novel model of the well-known Stanley Kubrick movie 2001: an area Odyssey used to be written via Clarke at the side of the movie's creation. it's intended to face as a spouse piece, and it...

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