A novel by Arthur C. Clarke
and Gentry Lee (1991, Bantam)
Book 3 of The Rama Saga
Nicole meets with the caretakers of Rama, and the two alien species.
When the expedition is sent Earth-wards again, many of the new
colonists sent are convicts.
Read December 21st 1998 to January 1st, 1999
The beginning and end of the book were interesting. I thought
the middle could have been completely avoided if people had wanted to be
truly happy. I think the first thing to do is avoid money
altogether. Rama would have provided everything they needed. I think the critical
junctions of the book were completely inconsistent with human nature -or am I
The situation created there has parallels in history, so...
We'll see what the next book holds. An absolution, I would expect.