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sands of Mars

Arthur C. Clarke

sands of Mars

by Arthur C. Clarke

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Published by Sidgwick and Jackson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Arthur C. Clarke.
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13546524M
LC Control Number52031010

Vintage Arthur C Clarke science fiction novel, The Sands of Mars, written in the late s. Marked as First Signet Printing, Classic s sci fi art. Unique gift for the science fiction fan. From the back cover: When a celebrated science fiction writer takes to 5/5().   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 /5(9).

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. Read more. One person found this helpful/5(79). The Sands of Mars. Driving, digging, mining: these are things astronauts will be doing one day in the sands of Mars. It's not as simple as it sounds.

Buy The Sands of Mars (Golden Age Masterworks) by Clarke, Sir Arthur C. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(81). 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. Included are the challenges of differing air pressures, lack of oxygen, food provisions, severe.


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The Sands of Mars was Arthur C. Clarkes first foray into the science-fiction novel format after publishing a series of sands of Mars book short stories. First published init is a somewhat unusual offering within the greater Clarke canon, for reasons which we shall discuss in this review later/5().

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. + /5(). 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(). In The Sands of Mars, Clarke addresses hard physical and scientific issues with aplomb—and the best scientific understanding of the times.

Included are the challenges of differing air pressures, lack of oxygen, food provisions, severe weather patterns, construction on Mars, and methods of local travel—both on the surface and to the planet Brand: RosettaBooks. "The Sands of Mars" is an underrated masterpiece by the master of science fiction, Arthur C.

Clarke. This is the story of the first human colonies on the planet Mars. In this story Clarke brilliantly weaves the personal saga of the story's protagonist against the panorama of Man's successful colonization of by: 5. Sands of Mars.

New York, Gnome Press [] (OCoLC) Online version: Clarke, Arthur C. (Arthur Charles), Sands of Mars. New York, Gnome Press [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Arthur C Clarke; Ric Binkley.

Prelude to Mars: An Omnibus Containing the Complete Novels Prelude to Space and the Sands of Mars and Sixteen Short Stories by Arthur C. Clarke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 69 rows  View all covers for The Sands of Mars (logged in users can change User.

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.

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$   The City and the Stars and The Sands of Mars are two of Clarke's earliest novels. They contain some interesting ideas and mild adventures. The books are a good example of "hopeful" science fiction, exploring possibilities of human flourishing/5. Prelude to Mars: An Omnibus Containing the Complete Novels Prelude to Space and the Sands of Mars and Sixteen Short Stories Arthur C.

Clarke Published by Harcourt (). The Sands of Mars. By: Overall I enjoyed it and though it may fall under the category of a book for teenagers to instill wonder and desire for science and space, I didn't find it as juvenal as Heinlein's books for youngsters.

Also you can see just the germ of the idea that would become A Fall of Moondust, and one that was later used in Get this from a library. Sands of Mars. [Arthur C Clarke; Robert Schultz] -- The Earth colony on Mars was ten tears old and struggling for existence.

They discovered a group of Martians living in a remote corner of the planet. Could they have the secret to survival. THE SANDS OF MARS.

Arthur C. Clarke. Novel. 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. Format: Paperbound Pages: Publisher: Gollancz ISBN: Item #: The Sands of Mars by Arthur C.

Clarke. Predating the earliest manned space mission: the first full-length science fiction novel from the acclaimed author of A Space Odyssey. First published inbefore the achievement of space flight, Arthur C. Clarke created this visionary tale.

Redeem a Book Voucher. The Sands of Mars is a science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke which was published inbefore humans had achieved space flight. The story is set principally on the planet Mars, which has been settled by humans and is used essentially as a research establishment.

The Sands of Mars (Golden Age Masterworks series) by Arthur C. Clarke. 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.

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.

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 while you read The Sands of Mars/5(3).

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(75).The Sands of Mars is a science fiction novel by English writer Arthur C.

he was already popular as a short story writer and as a magazine contributor, The Sands of Mars was also a prelude to Clarke's becoming one of the world's foremost writers of science fiction novels.

The story was published inbefore humans had achieved space flight.The Sands of Mars by Arthur C. Clarke; 21 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Science fiction; Places: Mars (Planet).