Arthur C.Clarke's Venus Prime
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|Format: ||Paperback, 320 pages|
|Other Information: ||black & white illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 17 July 2000|
The third volume in a series of science-fiction thrillers evolving from the works of Arthur C. Clarke, grandmaster of science fiction and author of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Her code name is Sparta. Her beauty veils a mysterious past and abilities far surpassing those of a normal human - the first product of advanced biotech engineering. At long last, evidence of extraterrestrial life has been found: a plaque discovered on the edge of the north polar icecap on Mars. And when the theft of that alien artifact leads to two murders in the Labyrinth City, Sparta must risk her life - and her identity - to solve the case. As the mystery unravels, the investigation becomes a race across the stars to retrieve the plaque - a quest which will ultimately uncover even more evidence than Earth's scientists have ever discovered! This star-spanning adventure brings together the genius of Arthur C. Clarke and the talents of distinguished science-fiction writer Paul Preuss. Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke.
About the Author
Paul Preuss began a successful writing career after years of producing documentary and television films and writing screenplays. He is the author of twelve novels, including Venus Prime, Volumes 1, 2 & 3, and the near-future thrillers Core, Human Error and Starfire. His non-fiction has appeared in The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, New York Newsday and the San Francisco Chronicle, besides writing, he has been a science consultant for several film companies. He lives in San Francisco, California.
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