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Earthlight

By: Arthur C. Clarke
Narrated by: Brian Holsopple
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The time: 200 years after man's first landing on the Moon. There are permanent populations established on the Moon, Venus, and Mars. Outer space inhabitants have formed a new political entity, the Federation, and between the Federation and Earth a growing rivalry has developed. Earthlight is the story of this emerging conflict.

©1955, 1983 Arthur C. Clarke (P)2012 Audible, Inc.

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A brilliant science fiction spy work

I thoroughly enjoy this work. The story had me constantly guessing who the spy was. A definite read.

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Pretty good for future history.

Of course, science has moved on. Venus is probably uninhabitable due to its enormously high temperature of 800 degrees at the surface! But Mars may be settled in the not too distant future, and the moon could also have settlements. And knowing the propensity of humans to get into quarrels, a space war is all too likely. Clarke's resolution was very hopeful however.

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