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The Best Short Stories of Arthur C. Clarke: The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke (The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke #6)

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From early stories like "Rescue Party" and "The Lion of Comarre," to classics like "The Star," "Earthlight," "The Nine Billion Names of God," and "The Sentinel" (kernel of the later novel, and movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey), all the way to later works like "A Meeting With Medusa" and "The Hammer of God," this volume encapsulates one of the great SF careers of all time.
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Published May 10th 2002 by Audio Literature (first published August 9th 2001)
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Gordon Taggart
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Great collection is ACC's shirt stories. Enjoyable reading, it is true to say theat they don't make them the way they used to. Clever stories rather than whizzy stories.
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Intelligent, hard sf. Clarke's vision of the future is engineer-centric and funny. It's still worth a read.
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Arthur C. Clarke was one of the most important and influential figures in 20th century science fiction. He spent the first half of his life in England, where he served in World War Two as a radar operator, before emigrating to Ceylon in 1956. He is best known for the novel and movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, which he co-created with the assistance of Stanley Kubrick.

Clarke was a graduate of King's Co
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