Tales of Ten Worlds

Tales of Ten Worlds

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A collection of short science fiction stories from the author of THE HAMMER OF GOD, HOW THE WORLD WAS ONE, THE CITY AND THE STARS and THE FOUNTAINS OF PARADISE.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 120 x 180mm
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0552097853
  • 9780552097857

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Three handsful (well, 15) collected from Clarke's magazine appearances wander from a dog's warning to his master to misty conception of worlds to vanish, and offer a kaleidoscope of matters beyond human ken. An area with too much heat; the first baby born in space; kittens in a spaceship locker; a dead astronaut; an abacus saving men when machines fail; an ape excelling in painting; death by astronomy; crime on Mars; a killing by sunlight - these vary theme and telling satisfactorily. (Kirkus Reviews)show more

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