The Final Odyssey [Arthur C. Clarke] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Main Selection of the Science Fiction Book Club® Selected. Astronaut Frank Poole’s frozen body is discovered floating in space at the start of this adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s fourth and final ”Odyssey” book. Interesting news, this – Syfy is producing a TV series of Arthur C. Clarke’s last sequel novel to A Space Odyssey. The follow-up is called The Final .

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A purely aerial culture might develop, but in an environment where fire was impossible, and solids scarcely existed, it could never even reach the Stone Age. No The monolith is instructed to block out the sun from Earth Halman uploads itself into a petabyte -capacity holographic 3D storage medium and thus survives the disintegration of the monoliths, but is infected with the virus and is subsequently sealed by scientists in the Pico Vault.

Arthur Clarke’s ‘3001: The Final Odyssey’ Set As Syfy Miniseries From Scott Free

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. One of four on Earth and towering above it.

It does have some great scientific ideas being narrated, such as the four massive towers it was six in Odyssey Three built along the equator of Earth, leading up to the “sky city” ring in geostationary orbit. Due to Halman having already infected the first monolith, all the monoliths disintegrate. The third book brought further unexplained changes, and continues this tradition; including its protagonist, Frank Poole, having been born in he went on the Jupiter mission at 5 years old??

For poorly explained reasons, Frank decided to try and contact Dave Bowman, by landing on Europa. This article needs additional citations for verification.

The late Arthur C. Playing with the net up is what I mean. And sending them to crash on the surfaces of waterless Venus and Mercury.

Noah Ward Yes, although it leaves room for interpretation. It is a conclusion that is running on the fumes of past glory. D Highly recommended for Clarke’s splendid and brilliant finsl Return to Book Page.

Too bad Frank didn’t reach the dwarf planet Pluto,dwarf? I am even filing this under my science shelf I know, I know I shouldn’t, but still, theoretically, it is all possible, right?

Open Preview See a Problem? I have mixed feeling about this book.

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Odyssey Threethe Jovian monolith had sent a report to its superior monolith light years away, and is expected to receive its orders toward humanity after the nine-century round-trip. Still, the first half is fun, and the brief prologue which gives a quick account of the evolution of the Monoliths, entitled ‘The Firstborn’, is a stark and beautiful piece of writing that you wouldn’t commonly associate with Clarke.

There are many interesting little tidbits like that in the novel, and perhaps that is the reason for its existence: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Heywood Floyd is not in this novel. Chandra and the Russian crew of the Leonov are also long gone. A statement is made that the monolith’s makers will not determine humanity’s fate until “the Last Days”.

The Final Odyssey was written in and reviewed here in Jun 05, T rated it it was ok Shelves: The Final Odyssey” coming to Syfy as mini-series 1 29 Nov 03, After the highs of the first few books in the series, this was definitely a damp squib.

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Consciousness would never emerge here; even if it did, it would be doomed to a stunted existence. Retrieved 9 July Clarke will never fully explain every secret and answer to the …more Yes, although it leaves room for interpretation.

I knew you could. Chandler beyond the orbit of Neptune,had been nudging ice found in abundance there.

3001 the Final Odyssey

This novel begins with a brief prologue describing the bioforms — dubbed the First-Born — who created the black monoliths. Campbell Award for his novel Rendezvous With Rama. A Space Odyssey director Stanley Kubrick were reported as having “offered their full support”, but the extent of their involvement was not known at the time.

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