The Sentinel - Arthur C. Clarke - 1986 Berkley Books Paperback

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Blurb: “The author of more than fifty books, with over 15 million copies in print, Arthur C Clarke is one of the most distinguished figures in modern science and science fiction. He is the inventor of the concept of the communications satellite, a past Chairman of the British Interplanetary Society, and a member of the Academy of Astronomics. His novel Rendezvous with Rama was the winner of science fiction's three highest honors: the Hugo, Nebula, and John W. Campbell awards. Arthur C.

Clarke has covered the Apollo missions with Walter Cronkite and has lectured internationally on the peaceful exploration of space

Here Arthur C. Clarke presents a magnificent collection of his finest work, spanning four decades. Included in this volume, along with revealing new introductions, are:

  • The Sentinel-The story that inspired 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Guardian Angel-The rarely-glimpsed work that gave birth to Childhood's End
  • The Songs of Distant Earth-A fantastic tale of first contact with an alien world, the basis for Clarke's latest novel


Illustrated by internationally acclaimed artist Lebbeus Woods, this book is designed for every reader of Arthur C. Clarke and every lover of fine science fiction.

A Byron Preiss Visual Publications, Inc. Book. Book design by Alex Jay.”