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A FALL OF MOONDUST by  Arthur C Clarke - First Edition - [1961]. - from L. W. Currey, Inc. and Biblio.co.uk

A FALL OF MOONDUST

by Clarke, Arthur C

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., [1961].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. "A sightseeing vehicle, packed with tourists, sinks into a sea of dust on the Moon's surface. The subsequent struggle for survival is tensely described, with fascinating scientific details. Not one of Clarke's 'visionary' novels, but probably the best of his works of near-future realism." - Pringle, The Ultimate Guide to Science Fiction, second edition (1995), p. 129. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-101. A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with lightly tanned spine panel and a faint wrinkle at the lower spine end. A nice copy. (#157541).

A Fall of Moondust is a science fiction novel by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 1961. It was nominated for a Hugo Award for Best Novel, and was the first science fiction novel selected to become a Reader's Digest Condensed Book. By the 21st century, the Moon has been colonized, and is open to tourists who can afford the trip. Some of them are trapped after a lunar quake. Can they be rescued?


  • Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 157541
  • Title: A FALL OF MOONDUST
  • Author: Clarke, Arthur C
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: [1961].
  • Keywords: The Moon; Space Exploration


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