The Hammer Of God

The Hammer Of God

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"Entertaining . . . [Arthur Clarke] handles both ideas and characters with deftness and wit; in short, the outstanding living science fiction writer is romping."-- Chicago Sun-Times

In the year 2110 technology has cured most of our worries. But even as humankind enters a new golden age, an amateur astronomer points his telescope at just the right corner of the night sky and sees disaster hurtling toward Earth: a chunk of rock that could annihilate civilization.

While a few fanatics welcome the apocalyptic destruction as a sign from God, the greatest scientific minds of Earth desperately search for a way to avoid the inevitable. On board the starship Goliath Captain Robert Singh and his crew must race against time to redirect the meteor form its deadly collision course.

Suddenly they find themselves on the most important mission in human history--a mission whose success may require the ultimate sacrifice.

Praise for The Hammer of God

"Clarke is still at the top of his game." -- The Detroit News

"As good as anything he has written . . . For a hard science-fiction treat, I suspect The Hammer of God won't be topped." -- Star Tribune, Minneapolis

"Classic Clarke . . . A good story." -- The Denver Post
ISBN: 9780553568714


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Aug 18, 2011

The Hammer of God ---- by Arthur C. Clarke c - 2000 LP / Read reg. print. - c -?. ---- ---- ---- ---- Totally Awesome! ---- ---- ---- ---- Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- (Note: when I write this: Read reg. print. - c -?. -- It means that Large print or Audio or EBook is all the Library owns.) ---- ---- ---- Which is a drag!

Jun 23, 2008

Good story when it was written, but there have been many stories about asteroids hurtling toward earth which have made this story seem less exciting. Still a good, quick, entertaining read.

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Jun 23, 2008

jabey thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over


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Jun 23, 2008

An asteroid named Kali is headed toward earth. Captain Singh of the spacecraft Goliath is sent to deflect the asteroid. The mission is sabotaged by a religious sect believing the asteroid is meant to impact earth.


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