2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke

Published September 3, 2023

2001: A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke

Book info

  • Title 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Author Arthur C. Clarke
  • Year 1968
  • Genre Science Fiction

The discovery of a black monolith on the moon leads to a manned expedition deep into the solar system, in the hope of establishing contact with an alien intelligence. Yet long before the crew can reach their destination, the voyage descends into disaster...


After watching the film and being… bemused at best, a bit of googling suggested all the answers we were looking for would be in the book. I had a look at how much the book would cost and whaddayaknow, I already had it in my TBR. So, that’s how we got here. Actually, I don’t think it did answer anything but I have to admit the read was better than the watch because it had more to it and felt less drawn out. Still, gutted I’ve lived through this story twice now and am no further along.

Rating: 3 / 5

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