Whales Lie Inexplicably Stranded On A Beach In The Florida Keys Overnight A Dozen Whales, Wandering Far From Their Nromal Migratory Route, Have Appeared From Nowhere And Beached Themselves More Of The Creatures Are Floundering In Dangerously Shallow Water, While A Contingent Of Local Citizens And Fishermen Try To Steer Them Back To The Open Sea.Local Photojournalist Carol Dawson Is Sent To Cover The Story, And After Some Research Identifies A Small Area Of The Ocean Where, She Believes, Something Must Be Causing The Whales To Panic And Wander From Their Normal Route.She Hires A Boat, And Together With Its Owner Nick Williams Goes Out To Investigate At First Their Dive Reveals Nothing But A Perfectly Normal Looking Undersea Trench Running Between Two Coral Reefs, But Theyn They Spot Whales, Moving Aimlessly And Sluggishly As If Drugged And When They Go Closer To Investigate They See What Looks Like A Large Hole, With Metallic Looking Lips In The Ocean Floor And Emanating From The Opening, A Set Of Marks That Look Like Tank TracksCarol Dawson And Nick Williams Are About To Experience The Most Momentous Discovery In The History Of The Human Race.Once Again Arthur C Clarke, The World S Bestselling SF Writer, Has Produced A Novel In Which Surprises And Marvels Are Unveiled With Masterly Skill If Anything, His Collaboration With Top American Space Scientist And Writer Gentry Lee Has Given Clarke S Work Another Dimension Combining The Tension Of An Outstanding Thriller With Ideas And Revelations Matching Anything Arthur C Clarke Has Ever Written, Cradle Is A Masterwork Of Soaring Visionary Imagination, Bound To Prove As Popular As Such Clarke Classics As Rendevous With Rama And 2001 A Space Odyssey.
Arthur Charles Clarke was one of the most important and influential figures in 20th century science fiction He spent the first half of his life in England, where he served in World War Two as a radar operator, before emigrating to Ceylon in 1956 He is best known for the novel and movie 2001 A Space Odyssey, which he co created with the assistance of Stanley Kubrick.Clarke was a graduate of King
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- 21 September 2018 Arthur C. Clarke