Men had built cities before, but never such a city as Diaspar; for millennia its protective dome shut out the creeping decay and danger of the world outside. Once, it ruled the stars. But then, as legend had it, the Invaders came, driving humanity into this last refuge. It takes one man, a Unique, to smash the legend and discover the true nature of the Invaders.
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Probably his most perfect work. --Encyclopedia of Science Fiction
Arthur C. Clarke is one of the truly prophetic figures of the space age ... The colossus of science fiction. --New Yorker
Clarke¿s masterful evocation of the far future of humanity, considered his finest novel.
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Book Description Harcourt. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Good clean copy with no missing pages might be an ex library copy; Possibly may have minor marginal notes and or highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 2627769873
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