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Rama Revealed

Rama Revealed

Author: Arthur C. Clarke, Gentry Lee
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 079532569X
Pages: 602
Year: 2012-11-30
Trapped on the enormous spaceship Rama III as it hurtles through interstellar space, a group of humans struggles for survival in what has become a hostile and violent environment. A small group of humans flees into the labyrinthine bowels of the ship, where they become trapped in the domain of the octospiders—technologically advanced beings that may be friend or foe. Written by Clarke’s longtime collaborator Gentry Lee, Rama Revealed marks the climax of the compelling Rama series—in which humans finally encounter the advanced alien intelligences behind the vast and mysterious spaceships, and come to understand their true agenda.
Rama Revealed

Rama Revealed

Author: Arthur C. Clarke, Gentry Lee
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575121688
Pages: 512
Year: 2013-08-29
Years after the appearance in the solar system of the immense, deserted spaceship named by its discoverers Rama, a second craft arrived, destined to become home for a group of human colonists. But now the colony has become a brutal dictatorship, committing genocide against its peaceful alien neighbours and terrorizing its own inhabitants. Nicole Wakefield, condemned to death for treason, has escaped and crossed the Cylindrical Sea to the island of mysterious skyscrapers which the humans call New York. There she is reunited with her husband, and soon they are joined by others of their family and friends. But pursuit is not far behind and they are forced to flee to the subterranean corridors of New York inhabited by the menancing octospiders.
Rama Revealed

Rama Revealed

Author: Arthur Charles Clarke, Gentry Lee
Publisher: Spectra
ISBN: 0553569473
Pages: 602
Year: 1994
A massive alien starship carries its human passengers to the end of their generations-long odyssey and toward an epic confrontation with the mysterious Ramans. Reprint.
Bright Messengers

Bright Messengers

Author: Gentry Lee
Publisher: Spectra
ISBN:
Pages: 354
Year: 1995
A priestess and an engineer who share the same vision of the future meet on Mars as Earth's civilization faces total collapse, in a new novel in the popular Rama science-fiction series.
The Garden of Rama

The Garden of Rama

Author: Arthur C. Clarke, Gentry Lee
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795325452
Pages: 518
Year: 2012-11-30
The Garden of Rama picks up the story of three astronauts trapped in the labyrinthine alien spaceship bound for deep space at the end of the previous book in the series, Rama II. The three trapped humans must use all their wits and resources to survive aboard the ship. There are other alien species aboard—some hostile, and some benevolent. But the three astronauts face the greatest danger from other humans—after a group of violent convicts is brought on board from Earth. In the meantime, the spacecraft is hurtling toward a rendezvous with a Raman base, and a meeting with the mysterious craft’s creators. Finally, the astronauts will meet their enigmatic captors face to face—and learn the true purpose behind the mysterious craft.
Double Full Moon Night

Double Full Moon Night

Author: Gentry Lee
Publisher: Spectra
ISBN: 0553573365
Pages: 405
Year: 2000
In a continuation of the Rama series, two Martian colonists are chosen to embark on a mission vital to the human race. By the author of Bright Messengers. Reprint.
Cradle

Cradle

Author: Arthur C. Clarke, Gentry Lee
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795325061
Pages: 373
Year: 2012-11-30
In 1994, a missile mysteriously disappears off the coast of Florida during military testing. While investigating the link between the disappearance and some unusual whale sightings, journalist Carol Dawson finds much more—an enigmatic artifact that may not be of earthly origin. The artifact may be worth millions—and Dawson and her colleagues must outwit thieves and criminals to keep it safe. But the artifact leads to another, bigger discovery deep beneath the ocean’s surface—a discovery that could change the face of humanity forever.
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke

The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke

Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795325037
Pages: 300
Year: 2012-11-30
In the title story of this collection, Earth has entered its final ice age—precipitated by the cooling of the sun. In this forbidding climate, a small tribe of nomadic human survivors travels toward the equator ahead of glaciers moving down from the North Pole, carrying with them a handful of relics from the 21st century—and racing against the ice to preserve them from annihilation. This collection is a showcase of groundbreaking stories that wrestle with the moral, psychological, and ethical implications of scientific advancement—written by one of the foremost science fiction authors of our time.
Rama II

Rama II

Author: Arthur C. Clarke, Gentry Lee
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795325665
Pages: 466
Year: 2012-11-30
Years after the first encounter with a mysterious alien spacecraft in Rendezvous With Rama, a second spaceship enters the solar system—and a team of Earth’s most accomplished scientists and cosmonauts is sent to intercept it. The human crew is no stranger to Raman culture and technology. But Rama II offers surprises not encountered on the first ship—surprises that could turn out to be deadly. Set against a backdrop of economic crisis that threatens all human settlements throughout the solar system, Rama II tells the story of an advanced scientific team dealing with the unexpected both on an enigmatic alien spacecraft and within their own psyches.
The Songs of Distant Earth

The Songs of Distant Earth

Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Publisher: Rosetta Books
ISBN: 0795325843
Pages: 319
Year: 2012-11-30
Earth refugees threaten a peaceful space settlement in this influential novel from the Golden Age science fiction author of 2001: A Space Odyssey. More than two thousand years in the future, a small human colony thrives on the ocean paradise of Thalassa—sent there centuries ago to continue the human race before Earth’s destruction. Thalassa’s resources are vast—and the human colony has lived a bucolic life there. But their existence is threatened when the spaceship Magellan arrives on their world—carrying one million refugees from Earth, fleeing the dying planet. Reputed to be Arthur C. Clarke’s favorite novel, The Songs of Distant Earth addresses several fascinating scientific questions unresolved in their time—including the question of why so few neutrinos from the sun have been measured on Earth. In addition, Clarke presents an inventive depiction of the use of vacuum energy to power spacecraft—and the technical logistics of space travel near the speed of light. “Clarke’s simple, musical style never falters in this novel, which is a sobering yet far from bleak commentary on humanity’s longing for the stars. Highly recommended.” —Library Journal
The Light of Other Days

The Light of Other Days

Author: Arthur C. Clarke, Stephen Baxter
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1429959622
Pages: 320
Year: 2010-01-11
From Arthur C. Clarke, the brilliant mind that brought us 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Stephen Baxter, one of the most cogent SF writers of his generation, comes a novel of a day, not so far in the future, when the barriers of time and distance have suddenly turned to glass. When a brilliant, driven industrialist harnesses cutting-edge physics to enable people everywhere, at trivial cost, to see one another at all times—around every corner, through every wall—the result is the sudden and complete abolition of human privacy, forever. Then the same technology proves able to look backward in time as well. The Light of Other Days is a story that will change your view of what it is to be human. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Rama II

Rama II

Author: Arthur Charles Clarke, Gentry Lee
Publisher: Orbit Books
ISBN: 1857231937
Pages: 495
Year: 1989
In the year 2130 a mysterious and apparently abandoned alien spaceship, Rama, entered our solar system. Now the Ramans return - in an enthralling sequel as brilliantly imagined as its predecessor. RAMA II is set in 2200, four years after a second approaching ship has been detected. But this time, Earth is ready ... And now, with the arrival of RAMA II, some of the questions may be answered ... Look out for more information on this book and others on the Orbit website at www.orbitbooks.co.uk
Reach for Tomorrow

Reach for Tomorrow

Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 079532572X
Pages: 166
Year: 2012-11-30
This collection of short stories brings numerous lesser-known works from the world’s foremost master of science fiction together for the first time. Reach for Tomorrow includes twelve highly memorable stories. Included is “Rescue Party,” a short story that may have served as an origin story for the renowned Rama series. As a cross-section of Clarke’s work, Reach For Tomorrow is astonishingly diverse. Readers will find tales ranging in scope from the time of the dinosaurs to the unimaginably distant future; locations as far-flung as distant galaxies and as close as London; and voyages to the center of the earth and beyond the stars. It’s a fun and fascinating read for any fan of Clarke or science fiction in general.
Imperial Earth

Imperial Earth

Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795325576
Pages: 305
Year: 2012-11-30
In the year 2276, Duncan Makenzie travels from Saturn’s moon, Titan, to Earth as a diplomatic envoy to the United States. As a member of Titan’s ‘First Family’ descended from the moon’s original settlers 500 years before, Duncan finds himself welcomed into the glittering political and social scene in Washington. But Duncan isn’t just on Earth for a diplomatic visit. Haunted by the memory of a woman from Earth he once loved, Duncan is also driven by the need to continue the family line—despite a devastating genetic defect. A tour-de-force of vivid characterization, futuristic vision, and suspense, Imperial Earth is one of Arthur C. Clarke’s most ambitious novels.
Rama II

Rama II

Author: Arthur C. Clarke, Gentry Lee
Publisher: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795325665
Pages: 466
Year: 2012-11-30
Years after the first encounter with a mysterious alien spacecraft in Rendezvous With Rama, a second spaceship enters the solar system—and a team of Earth’s most accomplished scientists and cosmonauts is sent to intercept it. The human crew is no stranger to Raman culture and technology. But Rama II offers surprises not encountered on the first ship—surprises that could turn out to be deadly. Set against a backdrop of economic crisis that threatens all human settlements throughout the solar system, Rama II tells the story of an advanced scientific team dealing with the unexpected both on an enigmatic alien spacecraft and within their own psyches.