Rc – Clarke – Childhood’s End – El Fin de la Infancia

Rc – Clarke – Childhood – 050 – Literary composition

Por |agosto 4th, 2016|

The nervousness that Stormgren had first felt had long since passed away. Karellen was doing almost all the talking, weaving the intricate sentences which he was occasionally prone to use. Once this had seemed to Stormgren the most wonderful and certainly the most unexpected of all Karellen’s gifts. Now it no longer appeared […]

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Rc – Clarke – Childhood – 046 – It makes Earth look like the crossroads of the Universe

Por |marzo 29th, 2016|

«There have been many legends suggesting that Earth has been visited in the past by other races.»

«I know; I’ve read the Historical Research Section’s report. It makes Earth look like the crossroads of the Universe.»

«There may have been visits about which you know nothing,» said Stormgren, still […]

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Rc – Clarke – Childhood – 139 – Thanthalteresco – Empires

Por |octubre 13th, 2015|

«In some ways,» admitted the Overlord gravely. «In others, perhaps a better analogy can be found in the history of your colonial powers. The Roman and British Empires, for that reason, have always been of considerable interest to us. The main difference between us and the British in India was that they had […]

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Juan Manuel Grijalvo – Arthur C. Clarke – El Fin de la Infancia – Energía y poder

Por |abril 19th, 2015|

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«El fin de la infancia» es un libro recomendable por muchos conceptos.

Hoy quería glosar para usted una cita que creo especialmente útil.

Uno de los personajes se llama Karellen y es, digamos, un extraterrestre.

Otro es Rikki Stormgren, el secretario de las Naciones Unidas.

Lo que sigue es parte de una de sus conversaciones. […]

Rc – Clarke – Childhood – 124 – Bicycles – Bicicletas

Por |abril 15th, 2015|

A metallic crash announced
the arrival of George’s bicycle.

Jean wondered how long
it was going to take them both
to learn to ride. […]