‘Rama II’ by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee

In 1972, Arthur C Clarke wrote Rendezvous with Rama, which was an incredible success; second only to the mighty 2001: A Space Odyssey in terms of popularity. The story of a massive, mysterious alien cylinder entering the solar system captured the imaginations of readers and earned Clarke both Hugo and Nebula awards, but it would be another 17 years before he wrote a sequel to the open-ended novel. By then, Clarke was working with scientist and screenwriter Gentry Lee, whom he had met whilst working on a screenplay for underwater aliens drama Cradle. The movie version of Cradle never happened, … Continue reading ‘Rama II’ by Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee