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Rendezvous with Rama (1973) [Novel]
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Series: Rama
Part: 1

Summary :

RAMA - A metallic cylinder approaching the Sun at a tremendous velocity.

RAMA - First product of an alien civilisation to be encountered by man.

RAMA - A world of technological marvels and artificial ecology.

What is its purpose in this year 2131?
Who is inside it?
And why?

Original title: Rendezvous with Rama
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionHard Science
FictionScience FictionAlien BeingsFirst Contact


  • To Sri Lanka, where I climbed the stairway of the Gods
  • Jacket design by Hal Siegel
  • Trivia: "Rama" is an incarnate of the Hindu god Vishnu who fought demons from the island of Lanka

Edition #1: Rendezvous with Rama

Rendezvous with Rama (1973)
Awards: Hugo: Novel (1974), Nebula: Novel (1973)
Edition Details:

Language: English

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Manifested in:

Rendezvous with Rama (1990)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 0553287893
Pages: 243

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