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Clarke – Plummovies.info This book was SO BORING Wow I did not care about any of these characters, they were only slightly different demeanor wise, which I guess could be believable among astronauts, but it made for a really lacking characterization element.Even during parts of the plot where danger was ensuing I felt no sense of danger I had no feelings of hoping that the character in danger survived In this novel women hardly served a further purpose than to be a distraction for or sleep with the men Sure th This book was SO BORING Wow I did not care about any of these characters, they were only slightly different demeanor wise, which I guess could be believable among astronauts, but it made for a really lacking characterization element.Even during parts of the plot where danger was ensuing I felt no sense of danger I had no feelings of hoping that the character in danger survived In We, the humanity, see quite a lot of comets and meteors flying around So in the future fairly distant nobody cared much about yet another such visitor until astronomers realized it had an ideal cylindrical form At this point it did not take a genius to realize its artificial origin Luckily there was a spaceship nearby to catch up with the guest named Rama before it disappears into depths of space This is the story about the ship s crew exploring dead alien derelict Ladies, have you ever heard the advice that theyou cover up, the sexier you are Forgo the plunging neckline for the small keyhole Let the boys use their imagination Hint, but don t show Clarke evidently had He dressed this book in a turtleneck, elbow length gloves, trousers, work boots, and one of those hats with ear flaps There is barely any flesh showing What does show is intriguing a mysterious spaceship, a beautiful flower, an unknown destination, building An enormous alien structure enters our solar system and a team is dispatched to explore it before it drifts away and is lost forever What will humanity discover after its Rendezvous with Rama Years ago, I decided I needed to readhard science fiction Then I read Ringworld and was so uninterested that I quit my hard sf quest before it began Months ago, a copy of Rendezvous with Rama fell into my clutches I decided to give it a try, despite my fears that it woul Rendezvous With Rama starts off where lesser books would climax To begin with parts of Italy are wiped out by an asteroid leading to the creation of the Spaceguard system for detecting future asteroids well in advance of collision so that preventative measures can be taken Along comes another huge object initially mistaken for another asteroid but as it draws nearer turns out to be a ginormous spaceship with no apparent mean of propulsion The ship is given the Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C ClarkeRendezvous with Rama is a science fiction novel by British writer Arthur C Clarke first published in 1973 Set in the 2130s, the story involves a 50 kilometre 31 mi cylindrical alien starship that enters the Solar System The story is told from the point of view of a group of human explorers who intercept the ship i For heaven s sake, don t expect great writing from this book For all his talent, Clarke wasn t a wordsmith heck, even Asimov could write better Instead, simply glory in one of the cleverest conceits you will ever read an encounter with an alien civilisation in which the aliens are absent and there is no convenient universal translator to explain things Slowly you can begin to piece things together, keeping maybe one step ahead of the astronauts, but you become aware that trying to under For heaven s sake, don t expect great writing from this book For all his talent, Clarke wasn t a wordsmith heck, even Asimov could write better Instead, simply glory in one of the cleverest conceits you will ever read an encounter with an alien civilisation in which the aliens are absent and there is no convenient universal translator to explain things Slowly you can begin to piece things together, keeping maybe one step ahead of the astronauts, but you become aware that trying to understand Raman c i like world building in science fiction and fantasy in these modern times, extensive world building is commonly derided it is often seen as a lazy way to create a world, telling not showing, an author so in love with something they ve built that they just want to describe instead of allowing the reader to slowly experience i understand that point of view world building can often be seen as a glorified, masturbatory info dump but for some reason, it just doesn t bother me too much i thin i like world building in science fiction and fantasy in these modern times, extensive world building is commonly derided it is often seen as a lazy way to create a world, telling not showing, an author so in love with something they ve built that they just want to describe instead of allowing the reader to slowly experience i understand that point of view wor Mysterious and engaging, classic science fiction.I first read this back in high school, we ll just say a LONG time ago Since then the concepts, ideas and themes surrounding this archetypal work of science fiction have been a huge influence on works in this genre Clarke first published this Hugo and Nebula award winner in 1972 The first works that I think of that was influenced by RWR is John Varley s excellent Titan series, first coming out in 1979 His influence on Ridley Scott s Alien, also Mysterious and engaging, classic science fiction.I first read this back in high school, we ll just say a LONG time ago Since then the concepts, ideas and themes surrounding this archetypal work of science fiction have been a huge influence on works in this genre Clarke first published this Hugo and Nebula award winner in 1972 The first works that I think of that was influenced by RWR is John Varley s excellent Titan series, first coming out in 1979 His influence on Ridley Scott s Alien, also released in 1979, is clear What Clarke did was to affirm At First, Only A Few Things Are Known About The Celestial Object That Astronomers Dub Rama It Is Huge, Weighing Than Ten Trillion Tons And It Is Hurtling Through The Solar System At An Inconceivable Speed Then A Space Probe Confirms The Unthinkable Rama Is No Natural Object It Is, Incredibly, An Interstellar Spacecraft Space Explorers And Planet Bound Scientists Alike Prepare For Mankind S First Encounter With Alien Intelligence It Will Kindle Their Wildest Dreams And Fan Their Darkest Fears For No One Knows Who The Ramans Are Or Why They Have Come And Now The Moment Of Rendezvous Awaits Just Behind A Raman Airlock Door.

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