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Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
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The reason I enjoy old science fiction stories is because they are dense philosophical offerings. They present a variety of thought provoking concepts on humanity, our journey and our eventual demise.
Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke
"This is the best science fiction novel I've ever read. Clarke's genius is surprising you at almost every page. Let me explain: if Sci-Fi is a "literature of ideas", and many writers build entire sagas around just one "good idea", Clarke was able t..." Read more of this review »
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Speculative fiction at its best. I definitely need to read more Arthur C. Clarke.
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Not as funny as I expected, still managed a few chuckles. Entertaining in bits. Don't expect too much.
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