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Against the Fall of Night (Ibooks Science Fiction Classics)

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Published by IBooks, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Horror & ghost stories,
  • Science Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Science Fiction,
  • Science Fiction - High Tech,
  • Fiction / Science Fiction / Short Stories,
  • Classics,
  • Science Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8892010M
    ISBN 101596871229
    ISBN 109781596871229


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Against the Fall of Night (Ibooks Science Fiction Classics) by Arthur C. Clarke Download PDF EPUB FB2

Against the Fall of Night, by Arthur C. Clarke, originally appeared as a novella Against the Fall of Night bookin Startling Stories. Clarke expanded the story and published it as a novel with Gnome Press in Still later he wrote The City and the Stars which expands some of the themes posited in Against the Fall of Night.4/5.

Against the Fall of Night (Arthur C. Clarke Collection: Vanamonde) is a classic that, surprisingly, continues to be popular after its makeover, "The City and the Stars", was published in Each version of the story has its virtues/5(). Arthur C Clarke's Against the Fall of Night is a 's era sci-fi tale that takes place hundreds of millions of years into the future at which point humanity has supposedly been relegated to Earth by long forgotten 'invaders' annoyed at Earth's expansion.4/5(57).

Originally published in the November issue of Startling Stories, Against the Fall of Night is a rich and intensely poetic vision of a distant future that’s sure to delight fans of Clarke and science fiction as a : RosettaBooks. Against the Fall of Night rare book for sale.

This First Edition, Signed by Arthur C. CLARKE is available at Bauman Rare Books. Editions for Against Against the Fall of Night book Fall of Night: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Home My Books.

Against The Fall Of Night () About book: I found this in a random place in my school's reference room and jumped on it - English language books are difficult to find here unless they're well known classics, and sci-fi books are among the rarest to come across, so I was excited. I was especially excited to see it was a Clarke book I had discovered as I've previously read 2 of his books.

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"Against the Fall of Night" is the harder SciFi version. The City, Diaspar, has been a refuge for humanity for /5(76). The Lion of Comarre and Against the Fall of Night by Arthur C. Clarke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Originally published in the November issue of Startling Stories, Against the Fall of Night is a rich and intensely poetic vision of a distant future that’s sure to delight fans of Clarke and 4/5(10).

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Clarke, published in Author: Arthur C. Clarke. Buy a cheap copy of Against the Fall of Night book by Arthur C. Clarke. The billion-year-old metropolis of Diaspar is humanity's last home. Alone among immortals, the only man born in 10 million years desperately wants to find what Free shipping over $/5(5).

Against The Fall Of Night was Arthur C. Clarke's first novel. It was originally published in Startling Stories in It was rewritten and published as The City and the Stars in It is published here in its original form complete with all of the original city has existed for billions of years.5/5(2).

Against the Fall of Night. Usually, if I have a favorite book I can count on someone else having heard of it. If I mention The Chronicles of Amber, or Swords Against Death (failing that, Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser), Robert E.

Howard, or even Harold Lamb, most of my reader friends will have heard of the book, author, or series. Most of us fantasy and science fiction readers of a certain age.

Against the Fall of Night. by CLARKE, Arthur C Book Description [Hicksville, NY:] Gnome Press, Inc., Inscribed by the author Octavo. Jove Books. Mass Market Paperback. POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting.

Possible ex library copy, with all the markings. Fictional flags in books. Introduction. Against the Fall of Night () and The City and the Stars () are two science fiction novels by Arthur C.

Clarke, the latter being a expanded rewrite of the former. Unusually in this case, the older, superseded version stayed in print. Read online free book Against The Fall Of Night.

I found this in a random place in my school's reference room and jumpe. "Against the Fall of Night" is the shorter and original version of what later became Clarke's novel "The City and the Stars." The theme of both novels is stupendous: it concerns nothing less than the future destiny of mankind and the other great races of the Galaxy for the next two billion years/5(78).

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For Arnold, whose earlier historicals featured the Mayerling story. Reading 'Against the Fall of Night' is refreshing after reading a load of mildly entertaining but utterly unmemorable scifi. To me, Arthur C Clarke is probably the best "hard" scifi author, with all of his books being thought-provoking and worth re-reading/5(43).

: Against the Fall of Night: First edition. A chip at the crown of both the book and the jacket, thus good or a little better in an about very good dustwrapper. Inscribed by Arthur C.

Clarke to his protégé, one-time secretary, and longtime friend Ian Macauley, who was the dedicatee of his first hardcover novel (*Islands in the Sky*): "To Ian, my favorite American, on.

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Against the Fall of Night Several of his books, including A Space Odyssey and Odyssey II, have been adapted into films that still stand as classic examples of the genre.

Without a doubt, Arthur C. Clarke's is one of the most important voices in contemporary science fiction literature. AGAINST THE FALL OF NIGHT By Arthur C Clarke, Vintage Paperback G+. Book is in good condition.

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I read this book first when I was proba 45 years ago, and it became a book with a story that has haunted me my whole life. It has always seemed a masterpiece of science fiction and, with City and the Stars - a richer novel than Against the Fall of Night, but the title less so.

- one of Clarke's finest works.5/5(5). Title: Against the Fall of Night Title Record # Author: Arthur C. Clarke Date: Type: NOVEL Series: Against the Fall of Night Webpages: Wikipedia-EN Language: English User Rating: (4 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE.

The technology in Against the Fall of Night is seamless and eternal- it was designed to work virtually forever. The descriptions are sparse and perfect; one of the most beautiful inventions is a solid path that moves rapidly in the center, like a moving walkway, yet seamlessly comes to a halt at its terminus- all without moving plates or parts.

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“[Clarke is] one of the truly prophetic /5(5). Against the Fall of Night tells the story of a boy named Alvin. He lives in a city called Diaspar, which as far as the citizens know contains the entire population of Earth.

The book takes place millions (or maybe even billions!) of years in the future, when humans have retreated to this one city after being beaten back in their expansion by. Against the fall of night by Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), Publication date Topics Life on other planets, Conformity Publisher New York: IBooks Collection Internet Archive Books.

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Clarke. In the year ten billion A.D., Diaspar is the last city on Earth. Agelss and unchanging, the inhabitants see no reason to be curious about the outside world. But one child, Alvin – only seventeen and the last person to.

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Both books make up this Centipede set. While The City and the Stars is the more famous of the works, and undoubtedly the more accomplished, Against the Fall of Night is a great book in its own right, showcasing the genesis of an incredible imagination that would go on to become one of the most important in science fiction.

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By: Arthur C. Clarke. Against the Fall of Night is somewhat shorter, with differences accumulating particularly in the latter portion of the story, but both stories, when compared, seem to .