2 edition of Against the fall of night found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 93 p. :|
|Number of Pages||45|
nodata File Size: 6MB.
I really enjoy your posts and they have given a much-needed balance to the "news" coverage we get over here much of it linked to our own steaming pile of excrement, Farage, and his cosying up to the Orange Fart.
Like Alvin in this story we need to always be seeking to expand our horizons. She was asked if she voted, and she simply said "no.
He discovers a spaceship that seems to have belonged to the Master, and with the aid of a robot originally assigned to it, uses the ship to go back to Lys and pick up Theon. The themes and notions which Clarke explores with such elegance in Childhood's End and resonate well here too.
It is clear that he has worked hard this year and saying good luck because we are going to need luck and a lot more hard work when this is over.
Salt and sand, from Pole to Pole, with only the lights of Diaspar burning in the wilderness that must one day overwhelm them. Most older books are in scanned image format because original digital layout files never existed or were no longer available from the publisher.
The assumption that humans would still live on Earth in 10 billion! This is two stories in one. I can truly say he opened my eyes to the wonders of science fiction, and helped me to build my own imagination.
The main character Against the fall of night intellectually unfettered, with curiosity and the self centered thought processes of the young.
I read his work over and over. Clarke crafts an exciting, and lyrically written, dying earth story in which young Alvin must overcome the obstacles of his own people and face even greater challenges in the wider world. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins.
It was time he returned.
I read this book first when I was probably 15, 45 years ago, and it became a book with a story that has haunted me my whole life.
When I saw this book being offered, I jumped at the opportunity to read it.
Three times he read the simple inscription: then he sat down on the great stone slabs and gazed at the inaccessible land below.