The City And The Stars

The City And The Stars

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 08/03/2001
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Clarke's masterful evocation of the far future of humanity, considered his finest novel

Men had built cities before, but never such a city as Diaspar. For millennia its protective dome shut out the creeping decay and danger of the world outside. Once, it held powers that rule the stars.

But then, as legend has it, the invaders came, driving humanity into this last refuge. It takes one man, a Unique, to break through Diaspar's stifling inertia, to smash the legend and discover the true nature of the Invaders.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781857987638
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 220g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 26 mm

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The City And The Stars
The City and the Stars
This book rates among my top ten books of all time, and currently stands as my favourite Aurthur C. Clarke novel. There are so many wild but totally believ... READ MORE
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Having spent many years reading Sci-Fi material Arthur C Clarke is always top of my list when browsing for books and this one in question has been an amazi... READ MORE
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