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Fountains of paradise.

Elizabeth Hunter

Fountains of paradise.

by Elizabeth Hunter

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York , Silhouette Books, 1983.

SeriesSilhouette romance
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.U/
The Physical Object
Pagination(192)p.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22774631M
ISBN 100340343710

The first raters only interested in the impossible” ― Arthur C. Clarke, quote from The Fountains of Paradise “Instantly, there had been cries of protest from the industrial archaeologists, outraged at such vandalism, and from the naturalists, who pointed out that the . Jan 18,  · By Arthur C. Clarke Hugo Award Best Novel Nebula Award Best Novel - ISBN 1 8.

Dec 22,  · The Fountains of Paradise reflects these changes, in that whilst it seems similar in style and tone to most of his earlier writing, it is a book inspired by a number of Arthur’s personal if rather opposing interests – the cutting edge of science ideas and technology and the mystical spiritualism of ancient beliefs and religions. Sep 12,  · Synopsis Renowned structural engineer Dr. Vannevar Morgan seeks to link Earth to the stars -- through the construction of a space elevator connecting to an orbiting satellite 22, miles from the planet's akikopavolka.com:

Get this from a library! The fountains of Paradise. [Arthur C Clarke] -- In this, which many consider this to be Clarke's best novel, Vannevar Morgan is the greatest civil engineer of the midnd century. Having built a bridge across the Straits of Gibraltar, he dreams. Please read description for book's specifics. The Fountains of Paradise. By Arthur C. Clarke. Especially sharp for its age, a terrific addition to your Clarke collection.


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book a few scenes of action near the end/5(). First published inFountains of Paradise is one of Grandmaster Sir Arthur C.

Clarke’s later books, but in its themes and style is reminiscent of some of his best work.4/5. Feb 12,  · In the “Fountains of Paradise,” Clarke puts his futurist hat on once again and creates a vision of the building of a space elevator. As with most of the early science fiction writers, the book breaks down to a series of dialogues amongst key POV characters, but Clarke does favor us with a few scenes of action near the akikopavolka.com by: Nov 30,  · The Fountains of Paradise (about one man's quest to build the world's first space elevator) is typical Clarke: It reads like an engineering thesis that has been randomly sprinkled with throwaway characters Fountains of paradise.

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This Hugo and Nebula Award-winning novel is reissued in this trade paperback edition. Vannemar Morgan's dream of linking Earth with the stars requires a 4/5(24).

The Fountains of Paradise was originally intended to be Arthur C Clarkes last novel and this is clearly reflected within both the backdrop - a fictional version of his home of Sri Lanka called Taprobane - and the narrative structure itself which feels very personal, much more so than any other of his akikopavolka.com: Download the fountains of paradise ebook free in PDF and EPUB Format.

the fountains of paradise also available in docx and mobi. Read the fountains of paradise online, read in mobile or Kindle. The Fountains of Paradise - Arthur C. Clarke - Google Books A Hugo and Nebula Award–winning novel from the legendary “colossus of science fiction” and creator of A Space Odyssey (The New 4/5(24).

Jan 01,  · In the two decades since THE FOUNTAINS OF PARADISE was written, the idea of an 'elevator' into space has permeated the science fiction world completely, seen as merely a fact of things to come.

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Clarke isn’t THAT dated (), but it was published dead center in Clarke’s prime (aboutat least by my estimation). In a seven-year window during this period Clarke won two Hugo Awards and two Nebula Awards. The. The Fountains Of Paradise By Arthur C Clarke.

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The fictional setting is an alternative Sri Lanka, where Arthur C. Clarke lived the second half of his life, and King Kalidasa is based on a real Sri Lankan king.

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When I was a kid, Arthur C. Clarke's 'The Fountains of Paradise' was one of my favorite books. I must've read it more than half a dozen times, checking it out from the library. The book has to do with the creation of a space elevator, and though I haven't read it, now, in over 30 years, I remember it dealing beautifully and sensitively with the 4/5(22).

Fountains of Paradise Book Summary and Study Guide. Arthur C. Clarke Booklist Arthur C. Clarke Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Fountains of Paradise; An exciting story of future technology that describes construction of a "space elevator" and all.

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Clarke, an uncorrected proof copy. Octavo, pp. Illustrated tan wraps, title on cover and spine, stamp with “uncorrected” on front cover. Light soiling to outer edge of text block, not affecting text. In publishers first edition dust jacket, retail price on front flap, light wear [ ].View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Fountains Of Paradise on Discogs.