New PDF release: 2061: Odyssey Three (Space Odyssey, Book 3)

By Arthur C. Clarke

One of the 35 book (digital-only) 2012 RosettaBooks releases comprising the whole Arthur C. Clarke Collection.

The 3rd ebook in Clarke's loved Space Odyssey sequence, 2061: Odyssey Three returns to Heywood Floyd, survivor of 2 prior encounters with the mysterious monoliths and the alien intelligences in the back of them. Floyd is selected as one in every of a handful of megastar visitors to witness the 1st manned landing at the floor of Halley's Comet at the privately-owned spaceship Universe.

But the landing isn't fated to move as deliberate. On Jupiter's moon Europa, which has gone through a metamorphosis after occasions on the finish of 2010: Odyssey Two, scientists have noticed the surprising progress of a huge, asymmetrical mountain decided to be one unmarried huge, immense diamond—a fragment of Jupiter's middle. The Universe's sister send, Galaxy, is hijacked and compelled to crash into Europa's ocean—and the Universe is diverted from its unique venture to rescue the crew.

In this ebook, Heywood Floyd needs to once more live on an come across with...

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I thought of calling them and then decided against it Page 55 It was not just that I did not want them to have a Watch like mine. though that was part of it There was also the memory of my struggle with Henry over my father's Watch, when Jack had helped me to get it from him. And this, I think, was sparked by something less definite, a feeling of discontent. My dislike for Henry had been thrust into the background by the difficulties and dangers which we encountered together and shared. When Beanpole joined us.

Beanpole shook his head. " Finding the best place for getting on the Shmand-Fair proved easier than I had expected. The gradient was scarcely noticeable, but the crest of the rise was marked by a wooden post with arms on either side pointing down. There were bushes nearby, which provided cover. We had a wait of half an hour before the next one came in sight, but that was going the wrong way. ) Eventually the right one appeared; we saw the horses drop from gallop to canter, and at last to a straining, heaving walk.

From the town, into land? " He blew out the lamp and set it down inside the door. " The moonlight was still bright on the waterfront and the gently bobbing masts of the boats in the harbor, but in places the stars were hidden by cloud, and a breeze was getting up from tile sea. He started along the way Captain Curtis had said, but before long led us into an alley. We went up steps, and the alley twisted and turned. It was so narrow that moonlight did not penetrate; there was barely enough light to see our way.

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