The Lion of Comarre & Other Stories, in addition to the cover story, showcases Clarke’s early writings from his extraordinary short-story collection such as "Rescue Party," "Loophole," "Retreat from Earth," and "Nightfall" and features readers such as Michael York, Maxwell Caulfield, Harlan Ellison and others. Fans of Arthur C. Clarke and science fiction readers alike will enjoy this spoken-word celebration of the maestro’s art.
The late Arthur C. Clarke is surely the most celebrated science fiction author of our time. He is—with H.G. Wells, Isaac Asimov, and Robert A. Heinlein—one of the writers who defined the genre. At the dawn of the year 2001, Sir Arthur C. Clarke cooperated in the preparation of a massive definitive edition of his collected shorter works titled The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke.
|Publisher:||Phoenix Books, Incorporated|
|Series:||Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.10(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.60(d)|
About the Author
Arthur C. Clarke was considered to be the greatest science fiction writer of all time. He was an international treasure in many other ways: an article he wrote in 1945 led to the invention of satellite technology. Books by Mr. Clarke - both fiction and nonfiction - have more than one hundred million copies in print worldwide. He died in 2008 at the age of 90.
Date of Birth:December 16, 1917
Date of Death:March 19, 2008
Place of Birth:Minehead, Somerset, England
Place of Death:Sri Lanka
Education:1948, King's College, London, first-class honors in Physics and Mathematics