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Against the Fall of Night

Arthur C. Clarke

Against the Fall of Night

by Arthur C. Clarke

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesBeyond the fall of night.
StatementArthur C. Clarke. Beyond the fall of night / Gregory Benford.
ContributionsBenford, Gregory, 1941-
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18504794M
ISBN 100575047658
LC Control Number91002848

In Benford's case, beyond anything remotely in harmony with Clarke's far-future saga Against the Fall of Night (later reworked as the better novel, The City and the Stars). Anyway, for reasons wholly mysterious, here's the Against the Fall of Night, plus Benford's crashing, effortful modem sequel. In Clarke's original, immortal Alvin&#;a billion years . Note: Although Night is not necessarily a memoir, this SparkNote often refers to it as one, since the work’s mixture of testimony, deposition, and emotional truth-telling renders it similar to works in the memoir genre. It is clear that Eliezer is meant to serve, to a great extent, as author Elie Wiesel’s stand-in and representative. Minor details have been altered, but what happens to.

  Antony Beevor, author of the acclaimed new book about the fall of Berlin, on a massive war crime committed by the victorious Red Army. Antony Beevor Wed 1 May EDT First published on Wed. Beyond the Fall of Night () is a novel by Arthur C. Clarke and Gregory first part of Beyond the Fall of Night is a reprint of Clarke’s Against the Fall of Night while the second half is a "sequel" by Gregory Benford that takes place many years later. This book is unrelated to The City and the Stars which is an expanded version of Against the Fall of Night which Clarke Author: Gregory Benford and Arthur C. Clarke.

Against the Fall of Night () is the title of a science fiction book by Arthur C. Clarke ( -) Children's bedtime chant: Good night, Sleep tight, Don't let the bedbugs bite. And if they do, Just take a shoe, And beat them 'til they're black and blue. - Traditional good-night sentiment.   A malevolent entity, bent on destroying the world which has become its eternal prison, seeks an ancient relic a relic with the power to tear down the walls between worlds. Dodge races across the globe, battling Nazi agents and deadly winged assassins, but to defeat the enemy he will have to make a terrible choice: Sacrifice the love of his life, or watch the .


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Against the Fall of Night, by Arthur C. Clarke, originally appeared as a novella inin Startling Stories. Clarke expanded the story and published it as a novel with Gnome Press in Still later he wrote The City and the Stars which expands some of 4/5.

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"Against the /5(). Editions for Against the Fall of Night: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ). I read this book first when I was proba 45 years ago, and it became a book with a story that has haunted me my whole life. It has always seemed a masterpiece of science fiction and, with City and the Stars - a richer novel than Against the Against the Fall of Night book of Night, but the title less so.

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Against the Fall of Night4/5(56). Originally published in the November issue of Startling Stories, Against the Fall of Night is a rich and intensely poetic vision of a distant future that’s sure to delight fans of Clarke and science fiction as a genre. “[Clarke is] one of the truly prophetic figures of the space age.” —The New YorkerBrand: RosettaBooks.

Against the fall of night: "Alvin, the only child to be born in the enclosed city of Diaspar for many centuries is dissatisfied with the status of Utopian life in the city. He discovers that Diaspar is not the only city left on an Earth turned to desert.

There is another city, Lys, whose inhabitants have remained close to nature. ‎ The renowned science fiction author’s landmark novel of the last human born on a far future world—and his quest for the truth about existence. Living in the ten-billion-year-old city of Diaspar, Alvin is the last child born of humanity, and he is intensely curious about the /5(5).

The City and the Stars is a science fiction novel by British writer Arthur C. Clarke, published in This novel is a complete rewrite of his earlier Against the Fall of Night, Clarke's first novel, which had been published in Startling Stories magazine in after John W.

Campbell, Jr., editor of Astounding Science-Fiction, had rejected it, according to : Arthur C. Clarke. I read this book first when I was proba 45 years ago, and it became a book with a story that has haunted me my whole life.

It has always seemed a masterpiece of science fiction and, with City and the Stars - a richer novel than Against the Fall of Night, but the title less so. - one of Clarke's finest works.5/5(5). Against the Fall of Night.

by CLARKE, Arthur C Book Description [Hicksville, NY:] Gnome Press, Inc., Inscribed by the author Octavo. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library.

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I liked this book - I really liked the ideas it brought to the table. Apparently it was rewritten and expanded, and I should probably read that, too, because Against the Fall of Night seemed to end far, far too soon. A glimpse of society billion years into the future is incredible - but I felt the action and reveals were poorly paced/5(12).

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I found this in a random place in my school's reference room and jumpe. The time is near. The prisoner has returned. He will destroy everything. Dodge Dalton was warned. A malevolent entity, bent on destroying the world which has.

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And you, my father, there on the sad height, Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray. Do not go gentle into that good night.

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