Books: Captain Vertigo

THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SKY (245 pp.) —Arthur C. Clarke—Harcourt, Brace ($3.95).

"This is a slightly unusual request," says Dr. Wagner. "As far as I know, it's the first time anyone's been asked to supply a Tibetan monastery with an Automatic Sequence Computer. Could you explain just what you intend to do with it?"

"Gladly," replies the questing lama. His lamasery has been occupied for 300 years with but one project—finding and listing j the 9 billion names of God. The explanation satisfies Dr. Wagner and he packs the Mark V Computer off...

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