Childhood's End | Study Guide

Arthur C. Clarke

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Overview

Author

Arthur C. Clarke

Year Published

1953

Type

Novel

Genre

Science Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

The story is told using third-person narration.

Tense

The story is told in the past tense.

About the Title

Childhood's End is a reference to the ultimate goal of the Overlords, which is to create an environment conducive to the evolution of humanity, a step that requires the end of childhood as humanity knows it.

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