The Garden of Rama

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Orbit, 1992 - Interplanetary voyages - 593 pages
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An instalment in the saga which began with the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Rendezvous with Rama and Rama II. Rama II, the giant alien artifact, is to be turned into a habitat suitable for human beings. The colony starts well, but soon disintegrates under mounting political tensions.

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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

The problem of human aggression, and What Clarke things would result from cooping up people with other life forms is dealt with here, as well as peripherally, the problems of lack of transparency in ... Read full review

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User Review  - darkside269 - Borders

This book is good, given that you are a fan of Arthur C Clarke. Rendevous with Rama and Rama II are must reads though if you want to understand the story going on in Garden of Rama. But overall, the ... Read full review

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About the author (1992)

Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England, on December 16, 1917. During World War II, he served as a radar specialist in the RAF. His first published piece of fiction was Rescue Party and appeared in Astounding Science, May 1946. He graduated from King's College in London with honors in physics and mathematics, and worked in scientific research before turning his attention to writing fiction. His first book, Prelude to Space, was published in 1951. He is best known for his book 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was later turned into a highly successful and controversial film under the direction of Stanley Kubrick. His other works include Childhood's End, Rendezvous with Rama, The Garden of Rama, The Snows of Olympus, 2010: A Space Odyssey II, 2062: Odyssey III, and 3001: The Final Odyssey. During his lifetime, he received at least three Hugo Awards and two Nebula Awards. He died of heart failure on March 19, 2008 at the age of 90.

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