AUTHOR: Arthur C. Clarke / DESCRIPTION: A deluxe hardcover edition of the wondrous space adventure that is the basis for Stanley KubrickΓÇÖs Oscar-winning filmΓÇönow celebrating its 50th anniversary Part of Penguin Galaxy,a collectible series of six sci-fi/fantasy classicsfeaturing a series introduction by Neil Gaiman Winner of the AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition Written when landing on the moon was still a dream2001: A Space Odyssey is a science-fiction classic that has changed the way we look at the starsΓÇöand ourselves. On the moonan enigma is uncovered. So great are the implications thatfor the first timemen are sent deep into our solar system. But before they can reach their destinationthings begin to go very wrong. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn at the turn of the 21st centuryArthur C. Clarke takes us on a journey unlike any other. Brilliantcompulsiveand propheticand the basis for the immensely influential Stanley Kubrick film2001: A Space Odyssey tackles the enduring theme of manΓÇÖsΓÇöand technologyΓÇÖsΓÇöplace in the universe and lives on as a landmark achievement in storytelling. Penguin Galaxy Six of our greatest masterworks of science fiction and fantasyin dazzling collector-worthy hardcover editionsand featuring a series introduction by #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil GaimanPenguin Galaxy represents a constellation of achievement in visionary fictionlighting the way toward our knowledge of the universeand of ourselves. From historical legends to mythic futuresmonuments of world-building to mind-bending dystopiasthese touchstones of human invention and storytelling ingenuity have transported millions of readers to distant realmsand will continue for generations to chart the frontiers of the imagination. The Once and Future King by T. H. White Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein Dune by Frank Herbert 2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin Neuromancer by William Gibson For more than seventy yearsPenguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1700 titlesPenguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authorsas well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

2001: A Space Odyssey

  • Product Code: Book
  • SKU: 9780143111573
  • Author: Arthur C. Clarke
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  • Genre: Fiction
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