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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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2001 a Space Odyssey

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One hundred and fifty years from now, Africa has become the worlds dominant technological and economic power. Crime, war, disease and poverty have been practically eliminated. The Moon and Mars are settled, and colonies stretch all the way out to the edge of the solar system. And Ocular, the largest scientific instrument in history, is about to make an epochal discovery…

 

Geoffrey Akinya wants only one thing: to be left in peace, so that he can continue his long-running studies into the elephants of the Amboseli basin. But Geoffreys family, which controls the vast Akinya business empire, has other plans for him. After the death of his grandmother Eunice—the erstwhile space explorer and entrepreneur—something awkward has come to light on the Moon, so Geoffrey is dispatched there to ensure the family name remains untarnished.

 

But the secrets Eunice died with are about to be revealed—secrets that could change everything...or tear this near utopia apart.

 

Synopsis:

2001: A Space Odyssey is the classic science fiction novel that changed the way we looked at the stars and ourselves....

2001: A Space Odyssey inspired what is perhaps the greatest science fiction film ever made--brilliantly imagined by the late Stanley Kubrick....

2001 is finally here....

Synopsis:

A special new Introduction by the author highlights this reissue of a classic science fiction novel that changed the way people looked at the stars--and themselves.

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.

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ISBN:
9780451457998
Other:
Clarke, Arthur Charles
Other:
Kubrick, Stanley
Author:
Clarke, Arthur C.
Author:
Reynolds, Alastair
Author:
Clarke, Arthur Charles
Publisher:
Roc
Location:
New York
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Space vehicles
Subject:
Human-computer interaction
Subject:
Movie novels.
Subject:
Science / High Tech
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Outer space
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
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Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
#56
Publication Date:
20000931
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.76x4.18x.94 in. .34 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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2001: A Space Odyssey is the classic science fiction novel that changed the way we looked at the stars and ourselves....

2001: A Space Odyssey inspired what is perhaps the greatest science fiction film ever made--brilliantly imagined by the late Stanley Kubrick....

2001 is finally here....

"Synopsis" by , A special new Introduction by the author highlights this reissue of a classic science fiction novel that changed the way people looked at the stars--and themselves.
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