By Arthur C. Clarke
One of the 35 e-book (digital-only) 2012 RosettaBooks releases comprising the entire Arthur C. Clarke Collection.
Time is operating out for the passengers and staff of the vacationer cruiser Selene, incarcerated in a sea of choking lunar airborne dirt and dust. at the floor, her rescuers locate their assets stretched to the restrict via the mercilessly unpredictable stipulations of a wholly alien atmosphere. A brilliantly imagined tale of human ingenuity and survival, A FALL OF MOONDUST is a tour-de-force of mental suspense and sustained dramatic pressure via the field's most appropriate writer.
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A Fall of Moondust by Arthur C. Clarke