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December 10, 2015

Giveaway: Showcase/Childhood’s End Prize Pack

Childhoods-End

 

Hello Readers!

One of the most acclaimed science fiction novels of all time is brought to life this month in the first ever adaptation of Arthur C. Clarke’s classic novel, Childhood’s End. The epic six-hour miniseries Childhood’s End will air over three-nights on Monday, December 14, Tuesday, December 15, and Wednesday, December 16 from 8-10pm ET/9-11pm PT on Showcase in Canada.

The miniseries follows the peaceful invasion of Earth by the mysterious Overlords, which begins decades of apparent utopia at the cost of human identity and culture. Childhood’s End is adapted from Arthur C. Clarke’s classic novel first published in 1953 which has been praised as “frighteningly logical, believable, and grimly prophetic…Clarke is a master” (Los Angeles Times).

The amazing people at Shaw Media are offering up a “Showcase/Childhood’s End” prize pack consisting of a copy of the Childhood’s End book by Arthur C. Clarke with a Showcase-branded notebook and canvas tote bag.  How awesome is that!!

Just complete the Rafflecopter below for a chance to win!  Hurry though!  You only have until Monday, December 14 to enter!

 

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Childhood’s End is one of the defining legacies of Arthur C. Clarke, the author of 2001: A Space Odyssey and many other groundbreaking works. Since its publication in 1953, this prescient novel about first contact gone wrong has come to be regarded not only as a science fiction classic but as a literary thriller of the highest order.

Spaceships have suddenly appeared in the skies above every city on the planet. Inside is an intellectually, technologically, and militarily superior alien race known as the Overlords. At first, their demands seem benevolent: unify Earth, eliminate poverty, end war. But at what cost? To those who resist, it’s clear that the Overlords have an agenda of their own. Has their arrival marked the end of humankind . . . or the beginning?

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13 Comments

  1. Mary Preston
    12/10/2015

    I need to read this before I view.

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  2. Mai T.
    12/10/2015

    Question to the author: Does money really buy happiness?

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  3. Tammy V.
    12/10/2015

    I can’t wait to see this one. I love King’s The Stand and Rose Red mini-series and can watch them over and over. Mini-series are just a bit more than a movie which I love.

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  4. Linda Romer
    12/10/2015

    Childhoods end sounds like a thrilling read ♡ Looking forward to reading this book. Thank you

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  5. Nora-Adrienne
    12/10/2015

    I own a couple of Clark’s classics and would be thrilled to add this one to my home libary.
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  6. bill norris
    12/10/2015

    the show looks good, makes me wanna read the book.

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  7. traci16
    12/10/2015

    Sounds like a great read!!! Thanks for the giveaway

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  8. Juana Esparza
    12/10/2015

    I would love to see this mini series. I would also love to read it.

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  9. Faye Gates
    12/10/2015

    This is a must read for me. It’s a classic. I am so excited about this book. I saw all the other one’s he wrote on Goodreads, so it’s off to Amazon to shop.

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  10. Emily Endrizzi
    12/10/2015

    I have never read this book. It sounds like something my 17 year old son would enjoy. He is a big fan of classic science fiction. I think I would even read it. Love that it’s autographed!

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  11. maria
    12/10/2015

    I want to see this and read the book.

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    maria Reply:

    Thank you :) I had problems emailing you but email sent.

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  12. jespo
    12/12/2015

    My favourite sic-fi novel of all time, Childhood’s End, asks the essential human question, “Happiness at what cost”?

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