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BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT ** Signed By Both Authors **

Arthur C. Clarke and Gregory Benford

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ISBN 10: 0399134999 / ISBN 13: 9780399134999
Editorial: Ace / Putnam, NY, 1990
Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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***** This is the true first edition, first printing (with "1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10" stated on the copyright page). ***** This book is SIGNED by both authors (Arthur C. Clarke and Gregory Benford) on the second page. The authors have not inscribed this book to anyone; it is just signed by the authors. ***** Very nice hardcover with dust jacket. There is NO writing, NO bookplates, and NO remainder marks. It is NOT a book club edition and NOT a former library book. The dust jacket is NOT price-clipped ($19.95). CONDITION: Both the book and dust jacket are in FINE condition. We include new mylar (clear) dust jacket protectors with all books at no charge. ***** OUR GUARANTEE TO YOU: All books are guaranteed to be as described. We believe that no sale is complete until you are happy. Any book is returnable for a full refund (including postage) if you're not 100% satisfied. All books are packaged very carefully and shipped via USPS Mail with Delivery Confirmation. Thank you! Richard Vick, Modern First Editions (Buying and Selling Modern First Editions since 1982). N° de ref. de la librería 1537

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Título: BEYOND THE FALL OF NIGHT ** Signed By Both ...

Editorial: Ace / Putnam, NY

Año de publicación: 1990

Encuadernación: Hard Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Fine

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author

Edición: First Edition.

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Alvin of Loronei escapes Diaspar, the last living city on Earth, to seek his destiny by revitalizing humankind and by salvaging Earth from stagnation

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One of Clarke's early novels, Against the Fall of Night , has long been recognized as among his very best; the tale of a young man's need to escape from the limits of the last cities on Earth, it combines the author's scientific know-how with his yen for mysticism and metaphysics. This new book unites the first volume with a sequel penned by noted scientist Benford ( Timescape ), whose work has often been compared to Clarke's. Benford's story takes place many years later: Earth is now under siege by the "Mad Mind," a being of pure mentality created by a much earlier galactic Empire. Cley, last of the seemingly primitive "Ur-humans," initially refuses to help Alvin, Clarke's hero, in battle. But she begins to view her role differently with the aid of Seeker, a furry "raccoon-creature" whose species avows "a respect for evolution and one's place in it." Although Benford's unflagging inventiveness will both delight and outrage fans of the original work, ultimately the sequel proves a let-down. Benford seems hindered by having to emulate Clarke's simpler and less contemporary style, and ends up using a number of tangential events to explore his own scientific concerns. Science Fiction Book Club main selection, Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club alternates.
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