A Novel (Del Rey Impact)
Arthur C. Clarke
An alien race known as the Overlords arrive on Earth with a seemingly benevolent mission to unify the planet and eliminate poverty and war. But their true intentions become questionable, leaving humanity to wonder if this is the end of their existence or a new beginning. This literary thriller from Arthur C. Clarke is a science fiction classic and a must-read for fans of the genre.
2019-02-14T12:13:45.000ZRe-reading Clarke’s Childhood’s End after decades. Wonderful book - set in 2050 ish but an astronomer has to go to a library to look up a star’s catalogue number. Very few sci-fi novels predicted the internet! – source