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Sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke is dead

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Science fiction impresario Arthur C. Clarke is dead, according to published news reports.

Clarke was the author, or co-author, of dozens of fiction and non-fiction books. But he will likely always be best known for his novel 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was later turned into a landmark film by Stanley Kubrick.

But Clarke also was known for works such as Rendezvous with Rama, Childhood's End and The Fountains of Paradise, according to Wikipedia.

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Farewell

He will be missed. Arthur C. Clark was an independent thinker, a great writer and a truly brilliant man. His absence will be a great loss to the world.

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