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By Arthur C. Clarke

ISBN-10: 0345438205

ISBN-13: 9780345438201

A thousand years after the Jupiter undertaking to discover the mysterious Monolith were destroyed, after Dave Bowman used to be reworked into the megastar baby, Frank Poole drifted in area, frozen and forgotten, leaving the supercomputer HAL inoperable. yet now Poole has lower back to lifestyles, awakening in a global a long way diverse from the single he left behind--and simply because the Monolith can be stirring once more . . .

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By Arthur C. Clarke

ISBN-10: 0345438205

ISBN-13: 9780345438201

A thousand years after the Jupiter undertaking to discover the mysterious Monolith were destroyed, after Dave Bowman used to be reworked into the megastar baby, Frank Poole drifted in area, frozen and forgotten, leaving the supercomputer HAL inoperable. yet now Poole has lower back to lifestyles, awakening in a global a long way diverse from the single he left behind--and simply because the Monolith can be stirring once more . . .

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Hmm. Well, your swami was perfectly typical: I'm rather disappointed. ' 'True, but I could multiply it by thousands – not only in your century, but all down the ages. There's never been anything, however absurd, that countless people weren't prepared to believe, often so passionately that they'd fight to the death rather than abandon their illusions. ' 'In a strictly technical sense, yes – if they really were sincere, and not hypocrites. ' STORE TRANSMIT 'I'm certain that Rabbi Berenstein was sincere – and he was one of the sanest men I ever knew, as well as one of the finest.

No – as they used to say back in the old days – we have commit. ' Poole felt the need to be alone when the drive went on, and the tiny crew – only four men and three women – respected his wish. Perhaps they guessed how he must be feeling, to leave Earth for the second time in a thousand years – and, once again, to face an unknown destiny. II. GOLIATH. 14 Jupiter-Lucifer was on the other side of the Sun, and the almost straight line of Goliath's orbit would take them close to Venus. Poole looked forward to seeing, with his own unaided eyes, if Earth's sister planet was now beginning to live up to that description, after centuries of terraforming.

You said you were surprised to see a Pope's portrait prominently displayed in Ted's apartment. That would have been his hero, Pius XX – I'm sure I mentioned him to you. Look him up – he's usually called the Impius! It's a fascinating story, and exactly parallels something that happened just before you were born. You must know how Mikhail Gorbachev, the President of the Soviet Empire, brought about its dissolution at the end of the twentieth century, by exposing its crimes and excesses. He didn't intend to go that far – he'd hoped to reform it, but that was no longer possible.

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