copyright 1968; "Based on a screenplay by Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke"; The New American Library publishers, New York; hardbound in blue boards with black lettering along spine; very good condition with unmarked pages; no dust jacket.
2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY by Arthur C. Clarke
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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... One of the greatest-selling science fiction novels of our time, this classic book will grip you to the very end.
2001: A Space Odyssey is a science-fiction narrative, produced in 1968 as both a novel, written by Arthur C. Clarke, and a film, directed by Stanley Kubrick. It is a part of Clarke's Space Odyssey series. Both the novel and the film are partially based on Clarke's short story "The Sentinel", written in 1948 as an entry in a BBC short story competition, and "Encounter in the Dawn", published in 1953 in the magazine Amazing Stories.