Rendezvous With Rama

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Bantam Books, 1990 - 243 síğur
At first, only a few things are known about the celestial object that astronomers dub Rama. It is huge, weighing more than ten trillion tons. And it is hurtling through the solar system at inconceivable speed. Then a space probe confirms the unthinkable: Rama is no natural object. It is, incredible, an interstellar spacecraft. Space explorers and planet-bound scientists alike prepare for mankind's first encounter with alien intelligence. It will kindle their wildest dreams... and fan their darkest fears. For no one knows who the Ramans are or why they have come. And now the moment of rendezvous awaits -- just behind a Raman airlock door.

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Umsögn notanda  - Karlstar - LibraryThing

A great science fiction classic! When a giant alien generation ship type object enters the Solar system, a select few are able to go an investigate. Trapped on the object, they spend the entire novel ... Read full review

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Umsögn notanda  - Stbalbach - LibraryThing

Rendezvous with Rama is Clarke's second most famous book. Unfortunately it does not approach the sci-fi glory that is 2001. It is more run of the mill sci-fi. A projection of Clarke's ego rather than a struggle. Read full review

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Arthur C. Clarke has long been considered the greatest science fiction writer of all time and was an international treasure in many other ways, including the fact that an article by him in 1945 led to the invention of satellite technology. Books by Clarke--both fiction and nonfiction--have sold more than one hundred million copies worldwide. He died in 2008.

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