Arthur C. Clark, creator of one of the world's best-loved science fiction tales, revisits the most famous future ever imagined in this NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, as two expeditions into space become inextricably tangled. Heywood Floyd, survivor of ...
two previous encounters with the mysterious monloiths, must again confront Dave Bowman, HAL, and an alien race that has decided that Mankind is to play a part in the evolution of the galaxy whether it wishes to or not.
This third installment of Clarke's Odyssey series pales in comparison to the earlier two. Nothing much happens in this book except for the revelation that a mountain-sized diamond crashed into Europa (and even that is not really an impressive
..."ressive plot). Floyd's excursion to Halley's Comet does not seem to serve any critical purpose. Galaxy's being hijacked and subsequent crash landing are also quite awkward.
Overall, this whole book just feels a bit unnecessary. I guess at the age of 70, when Clarke wrote the book, one's imagination would naturally be going downhill...Continua...Nascondi