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The sands of Mars

Arthur C. Clarke

The sands of Mars

a science fiction novel; with a new introduction by the author

by Arthur C. Clarke

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArthur C. Clarke
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 958 vol. 10
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 246 p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24877255M
ISBN 100451147901
LC Control Number98810321
OCLC/WorldCa15340512

Title: The Sands of Mars Title Record # Author: Arthur C. Clarke Date: Type: NOVEL Webpages: Wikipedia-EN Language: English User Rating: (4 votes) Including variants and translations: (5 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE Current Tags: mars (2), science fiction (1), exploration (1), Martians (1), Phobos (1. The Sands of Mars itself was written before space flight or any detailed exploration of Mars but Arthur C. Clarke will not be teased only remembered for being a terrific writer with a great imagination. Recommended. + Imaginitive story. + Good pacing. + Gibson is a likeable chap/5(80).

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The Sands of Mars The Sands of Mars By Arthur C. Clarke This is Clarke’s first full-length science fiction novel—in which fictional sci-fi author Martin Gibson boards the first interplanetary spaceship for passenger travel to Mars. Would you consider the audio edition of The Sands of Mars to be better than the print version? No What was one of the most memorable moments of The Sands of Mars? The discussion between the main character Martin Gibson (a Science Fiction writer) and a space liner crew member about how science fiction can become dated.


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A dream, you can either jump into or watch as it floats by, and feel nothing. It is your choice to join into the emotion behind the words. more The first Arthur Clarke story I've ever had to read as an historical artifact, as opposed to a simple novel/5.

The Sands of Mars is the story of a best-selling author who takes a trip to the colony on Mars, only to discover that the colony has been keeping secrets from the home planet Earth. Really, it's just a thinly-veiled excuse for Clarke to describe his idea (in the 's, Brand: RosettaBooks.

Arthur C Clarke's The Sands of Mars is his first full length novel. It offers a vision for planetary colonization before any space efforts had been mounted. Clarke describes a nascent Mars colony through the eyes of a popular science fiction writer who was offered the chance to by: 5.

The Sands of Mars is a joy - a lightweight, easy-reading, far-sighted hard sci-fi novel that addresses the broad topics of interplanetary travel and colonization, development and terraforming of the hostile extra-terrestrial Martian by: 5.

The Sands of Mars tells the story of Martin Gibson, an acclaimed science fiction writer on his first trip to Mars for vacation.

“ Once there, the intrepid author causes one problem after another as he stumbles upon Mars’s most carefully hidden secrets and threatens the future of an entire planet!” via Goodreads. The Sands of Mars (Book): Clarke, Arthur C.: It is the twenty-first century.

On Mars a dedicated group of pioneers among them some of Earth's finest brains struggle to change the face of the planet. Science fiction writer Martin Gibson finally gets a chance to visit the research colony on the Red Planet. It's a dream come true until he discovers the difficulties and perils of survival on.

The Sands of Mars by Arthur C. Clarke; 21 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Science fiction; Places: Mars (Planet).

From The Fields of Crimea to the Sands of Mars (Time Patrol Nancy Laplante, #7) This is the seventh and last book of the Time Patrol - Nancy Laplante series/5.

His mission: to report back to the home planet about the new Mars colony and the progress it has been making. In The Sands of Mars, Clarke addresses hard physical and scientific issues with aplomb—and the best scientific understanding of the times.

The Sands of Mars - Ebook written by Arthur C. Clarke. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes /5(3).

SF novelization in which technicalities are subdued for story line so that even the uninitiated may comprehend. Martin Gibson, writer of interplanetary novels, travels on the maiden flight of the new passenger spaceship to Mars and has his literary views dusted off for alliance with the colonists on the planet, their domed cities and their fight to establish their rights to Earth's support.

It is the twenty-first century. On Mars a dedicated group of pioneers - among them some of Earth's finest brains - struggle to change the face of the planetScience fiction writer Martin Gibson finally gets a chance to visit the research colony on the Red Planet.

It's a dream come true - until he discovers the difficulties and perils of survival on another world and the very real /5(9). Condition: Used; Good.

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