Ossus Library Index Science Fiction Index

RENDEZVOUS WITH RAMA

A novel by Arthur C. Clarke (1973, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.)
Book 1 of The Rama Saga

A group of astronauts rendezvous with an empty alien spacecraft on approach to the sun, explore it, but have to leave before the exploration can be completed.

 

 

5 stars

Read November 25th to 29th, 1998  
    This was incredible!  It should really be called "Physics Fiction", because it stressed everything physics does, from coriolis force to melting ice.  From beginning to end, it had action, suspense, drama.  I could see the entire book proceeding in my mind.  Worth a second read.  Now, on to the sequel!  
   

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