- Number of Pages
- Publication year
- Book Rating
- 4.14/5 (201364 ratings)
A tantalizing journey through the outer space, with mysticism, betrayal and debris as all kinds of impediments for the characters that Arthur C. Clarke sketches for the readers. 2001 becomes a window to get a glimpse to the mysteries of human civilization and its existence while being a quintessence for one of the many, probably the most exhilarating theory of human becoming.
Heywood Floyd, heads towards the moon in search of this theory, and thus raises questions of human origins and God’s hand in it.
Dave Bowman, another astronaut, with his crew-mates in cryogenic sleep and an advanced technology artificial intelligence HAL are on their journey towards Saturn. What happens when a highly efficient computer devoid of emotions and sentiments, feels the need to resent ?