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Stylistic differences may be more important than content differences. Certo buona parte del successo del libro e del film deriva proprio dal punto cieco, dall’incertezza sulla sua interpretazione. Aug 15, Stephen rated it really liked it Shelves: March Learn how and when to remove this template message. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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A Space Odyssey (Space Odyssey, #1) by Arthur C. Clarke

Odyssey Three and Unlike todisszeia movie the ape men are very interesting and the difference is that it talks about how the monolith experiments on them and chooses those most fit to teach to use tools. Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. The remarkable thing about this book is how it stands the test of time. Dec 26, Tara rated it really liked it Shelves: The first part of the novel, in which aliens influence the primitive ancestors of humans, is similar to the plot of an earlier Clarke story, ” Encounter in the Dawn “.

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So great are the implications that, for the first time, men are sent deep into our solar system. But it was definitely NOT what I expected. Clarke’s Mysterious Universe Arthur C.


I did not expect a book on extra-terrestrial life to leave me thinking about the evolution of mankind. My review of As a philosophical statement on the immensity of cosmic possibilities, I quite liked the novel, but generally speaking, the questions that usually interest me in science fiction are more related to the so-called the human factors: How do we know what lies buried on the moon?

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Never before had space flight been shown in such realistic terms, both the clarrke majestic movements and the stark blacks and whites of space. A Space Odyssey in Retrospect”. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do. He is brought to what appears a pleasant hotel suite, carefully designed to make him feel at ease, and falls asleep, whereupon he becomes an immortal ‘Star Child’ that can live and travel in space.

It sets you up for curiosity.

Hence, we follow Bowman as he is turned into a Star Child. See all free Kindle reading apps.

Wrong Publisher Information and cover 3 14 Jun 26, James Blish commented that while Clarke’s narrative provided essential elements of the story that Kubrick ignored or glossed over, “The novel has very little of the poetry of the picture” and “lacks most of the picture’s strengths”, but that “it has to be read before one can understand the picture”.

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They then use the tools to kill a leopard preying on them; the next day, the main ape character, Moon-Watcher, uses a club to kill the leader of clsrke rival tribe. But the barriers of distance are crumbling; one day we shall meet our equals, or our masters, among the stars.


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Much like David Bowman, his evolution into the Star Child is at once a frustrating and beautiful allegory for our recognition that we are but infants in this universe of ours, and that our evolution requires a humility before the sheer vastness and incomprehensibility of creation. It was recommended that he contact Arthur C. A much more involved thread throughout, with very insightful writing about the state of human affairs and fears artyur the time.

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Clarke at least the ten or so that Clxrke have read have been consistently good and of very high quality. He then learns that his mission is to explore Iapetus[2] in the hope of contacting the society that buried the monolith on the Moon. Though the survey team die in the emergency, Bowman successfully disables HAL. Unfortunately, Kubrick stripped away the mysticism and theory and left us what is, in comparison to the book, only a glimmer at something bigger.

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Feb 22, Jack Beltane rated it it was amazing. That’s a topic for another time. Oct 25, Pages. Don’t have a Kindle?