The Collected Stories Of Arthur C. Clarke

The Collected Stories Of Arthur C. Clarke

by Arthur C. Clarke

Hardback Publication Date: 01/03/2001

  $59.99
ISBN:
9780575070653
Category:
Science fiction
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-03-2001
Publisher:
Hachette Australia
Edition:
1st Edition
Pages:
976
Dimensions (mm):
240x165x55mm
Weight:
1.59kg
Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead in 1917. During the Second World War he served as an RAF radar instructor, rising to the rank of Flight-Lieutenant.

After the war he won a BSc in physics and mathematics with first class honours from King's College, London. One of the most respected of all science-fiction writers, he also won the Kalinga Prize, the Aviation Space-Writers Prize,and the Westinghouse Science Writing Prize.

He also shared an OSCAR nomination with Stanley Kubrick for the screenplay of 2001: A Space Odyssey, which was based on his story, 'The Sentinel'. He lived in Sri Lanka from 1956 until his death in 2008.

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