RosettaBooks, an independent ebook publisher, has launched 35 titles by the legendary science fiction storyteller Arthur C. Clarke. The books by this celebrated author have been launched for the first time in ebook format. Arthur C. Clarke is considered the pioneer of science fiction books, setting a different tone of writing which was followed by many succeeding writers. His most popular works include his two masterpiece word-crafts named “Childhood’s End” and “2001: A Space Odyssey”. “2001: A Space Odyssey” was made into a Stanley Kubrik film while “Childhood’s End” gained its popularity for its theme on human evolution.
Clarke used to write short stories and he was the first sci-fi writer to be nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. His promising and entertaining novels won worldwide prizes for their innovation. They have been translated into more than 30 languages, have been sold in millions and have won a great number of literary awards. He is famous as one of the “Big Three” science fiction authors, lined up with Robert Heinlein and Isaac Asimov. He was also the host of television show “Arthur C. Clarke’s Mysterious World” on U.K TV. The much loved author passed away in 2008 at the age of 90 leaving enormous contribution in scientific and literary circles. He also left the idea of geostationary satellites; the orbits of such satellites are still referred to as “Clarke’s Orbit”.
The latest Arthur C. Clarke eBook collection launched by RosettaBooks can be bought for $8.99 from Kindle, Nook, iBookstore and Kobo stores. The collection includes his famous titles namely “The Odyssey (2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010: Odyssey Two, 2061 Odyssey Three, 3001: The Final Odyssey)”,”Rama (Rendezvous with Rama, Rama II, The Garden of Rama, Rama Revealed)”, and “Vanamonde (Against the Fall of Night, The City and the Stars, Beyond the Fall of Night)”.
Some other titles of the great author include Childhood’s End, Cradle, Dolphin Island, The Deep Range Earthlight, A Fall of Moondust, The Fountains of Paradise, Glide Path, The Ghost from the Grand Banks, The Hammer of God Imperial Earth, Islands in the Sky, Prelude to Space, Richter 10, The Sands of Mars, The Songs of Distant Earth, The Trigger.
Short Stories launched by RosettaBooks include: The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke (History Lesson, Volume I, The Sentinel, Volume II, The Star, Volume III, A Meeting with Medusa, Volume IV), Expedition to Earth, Reach for Tomorrow, Tales from the White Hart.
Arthur Klebanoff, CEO of RosettaBooks announced the big news in following words: “Arthur C. Clarke’s work is as fresh and engaging today as when originally published decades ago. Clarke’s novels and short stories are uniquely suited to ebook formats. It is an honor for RosettaBooks to publish the Arthur C. Clarke Collection.”
RosettaBooks is one of the major independent ebook publishers in the digital world at present. It has published a large number of classics including Brave New World, Slaughterhouse-Five, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and all the famous works of Winston Churchill.