Review: Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke’s Childhood’s End was included in a long list of sci-fi recommendations. At 224 pages, its pacing is perfect. The alien ships appear at the end of the first chapter and the aliens, the Overlords, swiftly implement changes for the betterment of humanity. A dark and suspenseful undertone builds even as living conditions improve on Earth. What do the Overlords want? read more