By Arthur C. Clarke
9 years after the ill-fated Discovery One venture to Jupiter, a joint Soviet-American group travels to the planet to enquire the mysterious monolith orbiting the planet, the reason for the sooner mission’s failure—and the disappearance of David Bowman. The workforce comprises Heywood Floyd, the lone survivor from the former challenge, and Dr. Chandra, the author of HAL.
What they locate is not any lower than an unsettling alien conspiracy—surrounding the evolutionary destiny of indigenous lifestyles types on Jupiter’s moon Europa, in addition to that of the human species itself. A gripping continuation of the cherished Odyssey universe, 2010: Odyssey II is science-fiction storytelling at its most sensible.
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Writer be aware: Neil Gaiman (Foreword)
Publish 12 months notice: First released in 1967
The Einstein Intersection gained the Nebula Award for most sensible technological know-how fiction novel of 1967.
The floor tale tells of the issues a member of an alien race, Lo Lobey, has assimilating the mythology of earth, the place his type have settled one of the leftover artifacts of humanity. The deeper story issues, although, the way in which people who find themselves "different" needs to take care of the dominant cultural ideology.
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Hugo Award Nominee for most sensible Novel (1968)
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