2001: A Space Odyssey

2001: A Space Odyssey

On the Moon, an enigma is uncovered.So great are the implications of this discovery that for the first time men are sent out deep into our solar system.But long before their destination is reached, things begin to go horribly, inexplicably wrong...On...

Title:2001: A Space Odyssey
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780451457998
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    2001: A Space Odyssey Reviews

  • Jack Beltane

    The book is always better than the film, but I'd never read 2001 before. What I didn't know, until reading the foreword, is that this novel was literally written in tandem with the film, with Clarke a...

  • Lyn

    Classic. I read 2001: A Space Odyssey when I was a teenager and knew it was a very influential work of fiction because of the film and all the attention it had received. Still, though I found it very ...

  • Sr3yas

    I remember watching 2001: A space Odyssey about seven years back and almost losing my mind during the overlong Stargate sequence and what followed after that acid trip. *The I might puke face*Fast for...

  • Dan Schwent

    An alien artifact teaches a man-ape to use tools. Heywood Floyd goes to the moon to investigate a mysterious situation. Dave Bowman and his crewmates, most of them in cryogenic sleep, head toward Satu...

  • Apatt

    When I first read this book as a teenager I hated it, I thought it was so dry and impenetrable. I loved the Kubrick movie for its weirdness though. Clearly I was not one of the brighter kids of my gen...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    389. 2001: A Space Odyssey, Arthur C. Clarke2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 science fiction novel by British writer Arthur C. Clarke. It was developed concurrently with Stanley Kubrick's film version ...

  • Tara

    “He now perceived that there were more ways than one behind the back of space.” As a longtime admirer of Stanley Kubrick’s dazzling film, I was more than a little hesitant about picking up this...

  • Manuel Anto

    If you're into stuff like this, you can read the full review.Open the Pod Bay Doors, HAL: “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Arthur C. Clarke“I can never look now at the Milky Way without wondering from...

  • Kelli

    Dave Bowman: Hello, HAL. Do you read me, HAL? HAL: Affirmative, Dave. I read you. Dave Bowman: Open the pod bay doors, HAL. HAL: I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that. Dave Bowman: What's the pr...

  • Stephen

    4.5 Stars. The books of Arthur C. Clarke (at least the ten or so that I have read) have been consistently good and of very high quality. When I pick up one of his books, I can be confident that I won'...