The View From Serendip by Arthur C Clarke (Ballantine 27108 - 1978)

The View From Serendip by Arthur C Clarke (Ballantine 27108 – 1978)

Speculations on space, science, and the sea, together with fragments of an equatorial auotbiography… The Personal Universe Of Arthur C. Clarke Life at home on his island paradise – in ancient times called Serendip, then Ceylon and now Sri Lanka. … Continue reading

Rama #1: Rendezvous With Rama by Arthur C Clarke (Ballantine 24175 – 1974)

At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons. And it is hurtling through the solar system at an inconceivable speed. Then a space … Continue reading

Childhood’s End by Arthur C Clarke (Ballantine 33 – 1953 & U2111 – 1964)

Alien visitors influence the evolution of mankind in this SF classic by Clarke. Ballantine 33, above, is a paperback original first edition. Ballantine U2111 below is the 6th edition. Covers by Richard Powers. Awarded a Retro Hugo award in 2004. … Continue reading