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Prelude to Space

Arthur C. Clarke

Prelude to Space

by Arthur C. Clarke

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Published by Del Rey .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10682655M
    ISBN 100345258207
    ISBN 109780345258205

    This book did not win any literary prizes, but it was certainly an interesting novel with a strong plot. An attractive and interesting addition to any bookshelf or collection of similar books. Prelude to Space by Arthur C. Clarke (, Paperback) $ 0 bids + $ Shipping. The Best of Arthur C. Clarke - Vintage Boxed Set of 4 Seller Rating: % positive. Genre/Form: Science fiction Interplanetary voyages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), Prelude to space.

    Here is the compelling story of the launching of Prometheus - Earth's first true spaceship - and of the men who made it happen. Dirk Alexson, chronicler of the greatest space adventure of all time: He was chosen to immortalize the incredible story of the men and their heroic mission. Sir Robert Derwent, Direct-General of Interplanetary-London Headquarters for the International Space-Flight. PRELUDE Most likely no other novel has been title so accurately. This was written in , published in a magazine in and hardback in It is written before the Apollo missions and reads like a How To Manuel. If you are a Clarke fan, you have to read it,as it his first book to be published.

    All Smithsonian museums and Smithsonian Libraries locations continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID We are not announcing a re-opening date at this time and will provide updates on a regular and as-needed by: 7. PRELUDE TO SPACE by Arthur C Clarke. Ballantine # 1st paperback edition. Picture shown is of the actual book. Printed Published by Ballantine Books, New York. 4 1/4 inches wide by 7 1/4 inches tall. Illustrated cardstock covers (perfect bound) with white and Seller Rating: % positive.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device by: 4. Written inPrelude to Space is the story of the launch of the first crewed rocket to the moon in Because Clarke was a proud Englishman, (and because in the British Empire was more or less intact) the Prelude to Space book mission is a UK affair, with some help from their American junior partners/5.

Whilst very much a product of its time, Prelude to Space is a novel that holds up better than many other debuts from other equally famous authors. Compare this with Heinlein’s Rocketship Galileo, for example, and the differences are clear/5(22).

First published inPrelude to Space is full of detailed technical descriptions and conversations regarding the possibility of spaceflight, many of which mirrored—or were actually cited in—the construction of the first spaceships and telecommunications satellites.

Clarke’s uncanny ability to predict so many events, concerns, dilemmas, and triumphs of space exploration decades in advance Brand: RosettaBooks. Prelude is very much a debut novel of an author growing in style and developing structure. There are themes here that Sir Arthur will revisit in his other more famous novels – the benefits of space travel, the unifying nature of international cooperation towards common goals, for example.

It is obviously a story close to Sir Arthur’s heart/5(25). Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - 3/5(3). Prelude to Mars: An Omnibus Containing the Complete Novels Prelude Prelude to Space book Space and the Sands of Mars and Sixteen Short Stories by Arthur C.

Clarke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The narrator of this short story climbs up a steep hill in central Wisconsin with his hunting bow where he meets a stranger dressed in a plaid shirt and dungarees.

The two chat about hunting amiably enough, but there's something odd about the stranger There is nothing deep about this tale /5. PRELUDE TO SPACE RAPE might be the longest prelude to a story I have ever read but also, the most Having said that, I have to be honest and reveal that part of me expected some colossal-type tale about the end of the world or even, some sort of clarification on the title, telling us (even briefly) exactly what the hell Jordan Krall means by SPACE RAPE/5.

Editions for Prelude to Space: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (publishe Cited by: 4.

“Prelude to Mars” is an interesting collection from Arthur C. Clarke. It includes his first novel, “Prelude to Space”, eight humorous short fiction stories, eight serious short 4/5. Arthur C. Clarke - Prelude to Space. LOGIN / REGISTER for bookmarks and favorites Menu Login. Login: Password Submit; Editors and reviewers may use short passages from the book without written permission.

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As first novels go, there have been far worse ones that Prelude to Space. Like much of Clarke's later works, including masterworks such as Childhood's End andthis is a novel of ideas first and foremost.

While we may have gotten to the Moon even before Clarke's fictional astronauts, what remains is an intriguing vision of those days of /5(19). Buy a cheap copy of Prelude to Space book by Arthur C. Clarke. Here is the compelling story of the launching of Prometheus -- Earth's first true spaceship -- and of the men who made it Alexson:Chronicler of the Free shipping over $/5(1).

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As first novels go, there have been far worse ones that Prelude to Space. Like much of Clarke's later works, including masterworks such as Childhood's End andthis is a novel of ideas first and foremost/5. It is perhaps fitting that, on the centenary birthday of Sir Arthur, I re-read and review Sir Arthur’s first published novel, Prelude to Space.* This was one of the first of Sir Arthur’s novels that I read, though not the first.

I had actually come to his work through his short stories, such as The Star () and The Nine Billion Names of God (), before finding a copy of A Space. Prelude to Space was published in ?well before the first Sputnik expedition.

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Clarke In this novel, Clarke tells the story of the first lunar spacecraft—shockingly similar to the real Sputnik launch, but twenty years before the event. This novel is fascinating for both its gripping plot and its historical prescience.