Entertaining Clark handles both ideas and characters with deftness and wit in short, the outstanding living science fiction writers is romping Chicago Sun Times In the year 2110 technology has cured most of our worries But even as humankind enters a new golden age, an amateur astronomer points his telescope at just the right corner of the night sky and sees disaster hurtling toward Earth a chunk of rock that could annihilate civilization While a few fanatics welcome the apocalyptic destruction as a sign from God, the greatest scientific minds of Earth desperately search for a way to avoid the inevitable On board the starship Goliath Captain Robert Singh and his crew must race against time to redirect the meteor form its deadly collision course Suddenly they find themselves on the most important mission in human history a mission whose success may require the ultimate sacrifice Clarke is still at the top of his game The Detroit News As good as any anything he s written.for a hard science fiction treat, I suspect The Hammer Of God won t be topped Star Tribune , Minneapolis Classic Clarke.a good story The Denver Post. Read The Hammer of God – heartforum.co.uk
Arthur Charles 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 College, London where he obtained First Class Honours in Physics and Mathematics He is past Chairman of the British Interplanetary Society, a member of the Academy of Astronautics, the Royal Astronomical Society, and many other scientific organizations.Author of over fifty books, his numerous awards include the 1961 Kalinga Prize, the AAAS Westinghouse science writing prize, the Bradford Washburn Award, and the John W Campbell Award for his novel Rendezvous With Rama Clarke also won the Nebula Award of the Science Fiction Writers of America in 1972, 1974 and 1979, the Hugo Award of the World Science Fiction Convention in 1974 and 1980, and in 1986 became Grand Master of the Science Fiction Writers of America He was awarded the CBE in 1989.
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- The Hammer of God
- Arthur C. Clarke
- 23 August 2018 Arthur C. Clarke