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The city and the stars

Arthur C. Clarke

The city and the stars

by Arthur C. Clarke

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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Harcourt Brace ; London : Muller, 1956.

    Statement(by) Arthur C. Clarke.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15061240M
    ISBN 100552112194
    OCLC/WorldCa16497336

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    The inhabitants of Diaspar believe their domed city is all that remains of an empire that had once conquered the stars. Inside the dome, the citizens live in technological splendor, free from the distractions of aging and disease. Everything is controlled precisely, just as the city’s designers had intended. In the centre of Moscow you can visit a building that looks like a palace. It’s got big windows and a glass roof. It’s amazing! Welcome to! It’s a big shopping mall with shops. In the centre of you can see a big, beautiful fountain. Muscovites and visitors to the city love this place. I like it, too!


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