Space Trilogy
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  • 1
    Islands in the Sky | Arthur C. Clarke

    Islands in the Sky

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated By Charles Carroll
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    The story of Island in the Sky centers around a young man, who, after brilliantly winning a space-related competition, requests a vacation on a space station as his prize. It is written with Arthur C. Clark's obvious knowledge of science, but moves at a page turning rate throughout the entire narrative. The short novel gives a realistic possibility of work and play in future space, heightened with constant excitement and action.

    Fun early novel, aimed perhaps at teens

    This is one that is more along the lines of the juvenal novels of Heinlein wherein there is an attempt to excite kids concerning science and space. It..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 28 2012 by Darryl (Cedar Rapids, IA, United States)
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    Earthlight | Arthur C. Clarke

    Earthlight

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated By Ralph Lister
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    "Earthlight" was first published in the August 1951 issue of Thrilling Wonder Stories. It was later expanded into the novel of the same name. Sir Arthur C. Clarke (1917-2008) is regarded as one of the most-influential science fiction writers of all time. He was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Hall of Fame.

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    The Sands of Mars | Arthur C. Clarke

    The Sands of Mars

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 41 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated By Greg Wagland
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    It is the 21st century, and on Mars a dedicated group of pioneers - among them some of Earth's finest brains - struggle to change the face of the planet. Science fiction writer Martin Gibson finally gets a chance to visit the research colony on the Red Planet. It's a dream come true - until he discovers the difficulties and perils of survival on another world...and the very real terror it holds.

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    The Sands of Mars | Arthur C. Clarke

    The Sands of Mars

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Arthur C. Clarke
    • Narrated By Traber Burns
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    When a celebrated science fiction writer takes to space on his first trip to Mars, he stumbles upon Mars' most carefully hidden secrets and threatens the future of the entire planet!

    Good "Golden Age" novel

    Clarke was a favorite of mine growing up so I may be a little prejudiced, but he's a good writer technically and this is a good early novel speculatin..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 28 2012 by Darryl (Cedar Rapids, IA, United States)