Sunstorm - A Time Odyssey
Sunstorm Bk. 2
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Sunstorm - A Time Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
Book DescriptionThe observatory on the moon has the proof. Life on earth will be incinerated in April 2037 by a massive solar flare. It is building down and it is unstoppable. With only 18 months until doomsday mankind must unite and embark on the most ambitious engineering project ever: the construction, at the La Grange point between the sun and the earth, of a deflecting mirror the diameter of our home planet. The price of failure? Extinction. One scientist, an expert on the sun, predicted the flare. One person who knew nothing about the sun nevertheless knew the exact date that life on earth would come to an end. She had witnessed the bizarre time dislocations brought by the 'eyes'. She knows who is responsible. This is hard SF in the grand tradition of the genre
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780575075313
(242mm x 163mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 21-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Arthur C. Clarke
Light of Other Days, Paperback (June 2016)
In the most exciting SF collaboration ever, Arthur C. Clarke and his universally acknowledged heir Stephen Baxter pool talent, fantastic ideas, unprecedented cosmic insights as well as page-turning plotting skills and breathlessly good writing to produce the most awesome novel of the future since 3001.
Madness of Cthulhu Anthology, Paperback (October 2014)
Features sixteen stories inspired by the 20th century's great master of horror, H P Lovecraft, and his acknowledged masterpiece, "At the Mountains of Madness".
Ghost from the Grand Banks, Paperback (November 2011)
A fast-moving mystery adventure by one of the world's greatest ever SF writers.
Childhood's End, Hardback (June 2010)» View all books by Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke's classic in which he ponders humanity's future and possible evolution. Now a major TV series from SKY!
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Author Biography - Arthur C. Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead in 1917. During the Second World War he served as a radar instructor for the RAF, rising to the rank of flight-lieutenant. After the war, he entered King's college, London taking, in 1948, his Bsc in physics and mathematics with first class honours.One of the most respected of all science-fiction writers, he has won Kalinga Prize, the Aviation Space-Writers' Prize and the Westinghouse Science Writing Prize. He also shared an Oscar nomination with Stanley Kubrick for the screenplay of 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was based on his story, 'The Sentinel'. He has lived in Sri Lanka since 1956. Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. Published around the world he has also won major awards in the UK, US, Germany, and Japan. Born in 1957 he has degrees from Cambridge and Southampton. He lives in Buckinghamshire with his wife. Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. Published around the world he has also won major awards in the UK, US, Germany, and Japan. Born in 1957 he has degrees from Cambridge and Southampton. He lives in Northumberland with his wife.
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