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Islands in the Sky

by Arthur C. Clarke

Condition: Very Good


Penguin Publishing Group, 1960. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.

Islands in the Sky is a science fiction novel written by Arthur C. Clarke, and published in 1952. It is one of his earliest and lesser known works. The book tells the story of Roy Malcolm, a young space enthusiast who wins a trip to the Inner Space Station by way of his knowledge of aviation on a game show. Once aboard, Roy learns the effects of zero-G with delight, and joins the mishaps and adventures of the young crew of the station.


  • Bookseller: ThriftBooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: G0451148959I4N00
  • Title: Islands in the Sky
  • Author: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Format/binding: Mass Market Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 0451148959
  • ISBN 13: 9780451148957
  • Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1960


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