Arthur C. Clarke
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Arthur C. Clarke

SIR ARTHUR C. CLARKE (1917-2008) wrote the novel and co-authored the screenplay for 2001: A Space Odyssey. He has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth II, and he is the only science-fiction writer to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. His fiction and nonfiction have sold more than one hundred million copies in print worldwide.
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    • The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke

    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Ralph Lister, Ray Porter, Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 51 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 817
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 746
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 744

    From early work through classic stories and all the way to later work, this comprehensive short story collection encapsulates one of the great science fiction careers of all time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • List of stories from

    • By KW Charlie on 09-15-16

    Regular price: $39.95

    • 2001

    • A Space Odyssey
    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,044
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,290
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,303

    From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man adventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Narration - Great Book

    • By Venu on 07-04-09

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Rendezvous with Rama

    • By: Sir Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Robert J. Sawyer - introduction
    • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,414
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6,250
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,265

    At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed in the narrator

    • By Brent on 06-01-12

    Regular price: $24.29

    • Childhood's End

    • By: Sir Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer, Robert J. Sawyer - introduction
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7,510
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,151
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6,208

    The Overlords appeared suddenly over every city - intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior to humankind....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Food for Thought

    • By Kindle Customer on 11-17-08

    Regular price: $24.25

    • 3001

    • A Novel
    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 6 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 494
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450

    In 3001: The Final Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke brings the greatest and most successful science fiction series of all time to its magnificent, stunningly unforeseen conclusion....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Poor ol' Frank

    • By Saturnberry on 03-28-13

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The City and the Stars

    • By: Sir Sir Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Geoffrey T. Williams
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 489
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 385

    Diaspar is Earth's last city - surrounded by deserts, on a world where the oceans have long since dried up. It is a domed, isolated, technological marvel....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Old Favorite

    • By Dave F. Wilke on 06-04-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • A Fall of Moondust

    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Oliver Wyman
    • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 302
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 242

    Time is running out for the passengers and crew of the tourist cruiser Selene, incarcerated in a sea of choking lunar dust....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A quick, fun read that entertains as it teaches

    • By J. Rhoderick on 04-15-10

    Regular price: $19.95

    • 2061: Odyssey Three

    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 562
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 518

    Heywood Floyd, survivor of two previous encounters with the mysterious monloiths, must again confront Dave Bowman, HAL, and an alien race....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This guy is just phenomenal!

    • By Gary on 09-12-12

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Light of Other Days

    • By: Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 176

    The Light of Other Days tells the tale of what happens when a brilliant, driven industrialist harnesses the cutting edge of quantum physics....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • When Seeing All is not Understanding All

    • By Lisa Callihan on 11-30-08

    Regular price: $29.99

    • The Fountains of Paradise

    • By: Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,076
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 919
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 924

    Vannemar Morgan's dream is to link Earth to the stars with the greatest engineering feat of all time: a 24,000-mile-high space elevator....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A magical poem for geeks

    • By David on 11-16-11

    Regular price: $19.95

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