3001: The Final Odyssey (Space Odyssey, book 4) by Arthur C Clarke

3001: A The Final Odyssey
(The final book in the Space Odyssey series)

A novel by
Arthur C Clarke

In this fourth and final book in a 30-year publishing odyssey (following 2001, 2010, and 2061), 2001 astronaut Frank Poole, presumed dead and adrift in deep space near Jupiter, is recovered alive in the year 3001. Intent on saving humanity, he returns to Jupiter's satellite, Europa, to contact partner Dave Bowman, whose mind has become absorbed by a third monolith.