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Rendezvous with Rama (Rama #1)
by Arthur C. Clarke

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Rendezvous with Rama (Rama #1) by Arthur C. Clarke Overview

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 probe confirms the unthinkable: Rama is no natural object. It is, incredibly, an interstellar spacecraft. Space explorers and planet-bound scientists 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 probe confirms the unthinkable: Rama is no natural object. It is, incredibly, an interstellar spacecraft. Space explorers and planet-bound scientists alike prepare for mankind's first encounter with alien intelligence. It will kindle their wildest dreams... and fan their darkest fears. For no one knows who the Ramans are or why they have come. And now the moment of rendezvous awaits — just behind a Raman airlock door.

Arthur C. Clarke

About Rendezvous with Rama (Rama #1) Description

Arthur C. Clarke was one of the most important and influential figures in 20th century science fiction. He spent the first half of his life in England, where he served in World War Two as a radar operator, before emigrating to Ceylon in 1956. He is best known for the novel and movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, which he co-created with the assistance of Stanley Kubrick. Clarke was a graduate of King's Co

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Original Title Rendezvous with Rama ISBN 1857231589 (ISBN13: 9781857231588 ) Edition Language English Series Rama #1 Literary Awards Hugo Award for Best Novel (1974), Nebula Award for Best Novel (1973), Locus Award for Best Novel (1974), British Science Fiction Association Award for Novel (1973), Jupiter Award for Best Novel (1974) ...more John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (1974), Seiun Award 星雲賞 for Best Foreign Novel (1980) ...less (156)