Arthur C. Clarke, 90

March 19, 2008 at 6:52 am 1 comment

I know I focus a lot on aviation – and really Mr. Clarke’s death at the age of 90 is related.  Arthur C. Clarke was one of the first authors I really got hooked on.  I was a sci-fi geek at age 12 and I read his popular books, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhood’s End, Rendezvous with Rama and others, but strangely the book I remember most from him was a book called Glide Path.  It was a WWII aviation novel. I don’t remember much of the story anymore, so I think I’ll have to read it again now.  Blue skies Mr. Clarke – we’ll miss your writing.

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  • 1. Mike Souders  |  March 19, 2008 at 6:55 am

    Kind of a post-script – I just remember the book made an impression on me, and it has stuck with me through the years. Strange how you remember something making an impression, but not remembering exactly why….

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