Author(s): Arthur C. Clarke
The Other Side of the Sky presents a glimpse of our future: a future where reality is no longer contained in earthly dimensions, where man has learned to exist with the knowledge that he is not alone in the universe. These stories of other planets and galactic adventures show Arthur C. Clarke at the peak of his powers: sometimes disturbing, always intriguing.
Arthur C. Clarke is the Grand Master of science fiction, the most recognisable name and the most widely read author in the field Appeals to mainstream as well as genre readers 'The Colossus of science fiction' New York Times 'Brilliant' Brian Aldiss 'Clarke is the finest living writer of sf fiction' The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 'No one does it better than Arthur Clarke' Times Literary Supplement
Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead in 1917. During the Second World War he served as a radar instructor for the RAF, rising to the rank of flight-lieutenant. After the war, he entered King's college, London taking, in 1948, his Bsc in physics and mathematics with first class honours.One of the most respected of all science-fiction writers, he has won Kalinga Prize, the Aviation Space-Writers' Prize and the Westinghouse Science Writing Prize. He also shared an Oscar nomination with Stanley Kubrick for the screenplay of 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was based on his story, 'The Sentinel'. He has lived in Sri Lanka since 1956.