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Arthur C. Clarke Arthur C. Clarke has been a household name since 1968, when the film 2001: A Space Odyssey rocketed him to popular fame. McAleer explores Clarke's personal vision and career as one of the 20th century's most popular and influential writers and reveals the life experiences and creative forces that have shaped the man behind the legend. 30 photographs. New Read Arthur C. Clarke [ author ] Neil McAleer [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. The Vision of an OdysseyA great update to the earlier biography of one of the great science fiction authors of our time Now updated since Clarke s death I have only a couple complaints One, the last few chapters were rushed and not as detailed as the rest of the book And secondly, I am disappointed that there was no mention of two of Clarke s other novel collaborations Richter 10 with Mike McQuay and Trigger with Michael Kube McDowell one of my favorite authors I am also wondering about t The Vision of an OdysseyA great update to the earlier biography of one of the great science fiction authors of our time Now updated since Clarke s death I have only a couple complaints One, the last few chapters were rushed and not as detailed as the rest of the book And secondly, I am disappointed that there was no mention of two of Clarke s other novel collaborations Richter 10 with Mike McQuay and Trigger with Michael Kube McDowell one of my favorite authors I am also wondering about the truth of the accusations that Clarke was a pedophile The book covers this some and catego...

  2. If I had to say anything bad about this book is that it is detailed to a fault Its extremely well researched and written in a way that puts you next to Clarkes life every step of the way It was really interesting to know about his infancy and young life, as well as his military career as a RADAR officer in World War II His prolific years in the 1950s were very interesting to read about too Of course his association with Stanley Kubrick and the creation of 2001 is the best part of the book If I had to say anything bad about this book is that it is detailed to a fault It s extremely well researched and written in a way that puts you next to Clarke s life every step of the way It was really interesting to know about his infancy and young life, as well as his military career as a RADAR officer in World War II His prolific years in the 1950 s were very interesting to rea...

  3. Biography of a greatest science fiction writer who ever lived.Even if it was bad I would give it five stars.But it s not.It is wonderful, full of fascinating detailes and anegdotes.McAleer did a brilliant job recreating a fascinating life of a brilliant man.Here we have Clarke s childhood,his childlike brilliance,his love of science and science fiction and rationality,his army days as a radar oficer,his passion for diving and the ocean,his work with a genius of equal rank,the one and only,Stanle Biography of a greatest science fiction writer who ever lived.Even if it was bad I would give it five stars.But it s not.It is wonderful, full of fascinating detailes and anegdotes.McAleer did a brilliant job recreating a fascinating life of a brilliant man.Here we have Clarke s childhood,his childlike brilliance,his love of science and science fiction and rationality,his army days as a radar oficer,his passion for ...

  4. An excellent work by Neil McAleer The biographer addresses thoroughly the many aspects of Sir ACC personality including his private life and the alleged pedophellia issue The few omissions I would have liked some referen...

  5. Interesting and detailed biography covering most of Clarke s life and the impact he had on science, telecommunications, and science fiction Anyone interested in Golden Age science fiction authors will find it insightful I enjoyed reading about Clarke s work with Stanley Kubrick on the 2001 movie, life in Sri Lanka Ceylon , the Clarke Asimov treaty, his television work including moon landings with Walter Cronkite , and numerous world travels This book only briefly touches on Clarke s sexua Interesting and detailed biography covering most of Clarke s life and the impact he had on science, telecommunications, and science fiction Anyone interested in Golden Age science fiction authors will find it insightful I enjoyed reading about Clarke s work with Stanley Kubrick on the 2001 movie, life in Sri Lanka Ceylon , the Clarke Asimov treaty, his television work including moon landings with Walter Cronkite , and numerous world travels This book only briefly touc...

  6. The book could have been at least 60 pages shorter and 10 timesreadable for all the boring mentions of publishing dates, publishing houses, papers published, meetings with people that could have been footnote s, for those who want to know.

  7. Quite good, especially on the young Clark who was a very odd and interesting young man, almost otherworldly, who was nonetheless focused like a laser on his favorite topic planetary astronomy and rockets This is the Clark who came up with the idea of geosynchronous communications satellites which he lived to see, of course Much of interest Clark spent a great deal of his life living in Sri Lanka Clark was practically a professional scuba diver, and was coowner, and very active partner, of Quite good, especially on the young Clark who was a very odd and interesting young man, almost otherworldly, who was nonetheless focused like a laser on his favorite topic planetary astronomy and rockets This is the Clark who came up with the idea of geosynchronous communications satellites which he lived to see, of course Much of interest Clark spent a great deal of his life living in Sri Lanka Clark was practically a professional scuba diver, and was coowner, and very active partner, of an underwater recovery business for quite a while Final couple of chapters are deadly dull They consist of literally one description after another of trips to give speeches and receive awards Clark s naive, unexamined, ultimately insipid one worldism, which was usually the subject of his speeches and non science fiction appearances, is presented at length and as writ from on high ...

  8. Good summary of the lifetime achievements of science fiction s greatest optimist.

  9. Interesting biography Titan of sci fi and science writing Fascinating individual Enjoyed immensely.

  10. 3 1 2 stars