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A for Andromeda (1962) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

A new radio-telescope picks up from the constellation of Andromeda, two hundred light-years away, a complex series of signals which prove to be a program for a giant computer. Someone in outer space is trying to communicate, using a supremely clever yet entirely logical method.

When the necessary computer is built and begins to relay the information it receives from Andromeda, the project assumes a vital importance: politically, militarily and commercially. For scientists find themselves possessing knowledge previously unknown to man, knowledge of such a nature that the security of human life itself is threatened.

Original title: A for Andromeda
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionAlien BeingsFirst Contact


Edition #1: A for Andromeda

A for Andromeda (1962)
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Language: English

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A for Andromeda (c.2001)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: London, UK
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285635883
Pages: 174

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A for Andromeda (June 1975)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Avon
ISBN: 038000299X
Dimensions: 4.2 x 6.8 x 0.4
Pages: 207

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