In the White Hart Pub in London just north of Fleet Street, Harry Purvis holds court—a consummate tall-tale teller who always has a good story up his sleeve. He is joined by science fiction writers Samuel Youd, John Wyndham, and Clarke himself—all under pseudonyms, and all trying to outdo each other with their outlandish tales of science and invention.

Inspired by the Jorkens collections by Lord Dunsany, this collection of stories is Clarke’s third—and, while they were written in locations as diverse as New York and Sydney, they all have a distinctly English flavor. Written by one of the genre’s most important authors, Tales of the White Hart is sure to delight Clarke fans, lovers of science fiction, and anyone who appreciates a good tall tale.

Topics: Space, Futuristic, London, Short stories, Speculative Fiction, Funny, and High Tech Gadgets

Published: RosettaBooks on
ISBN: 9780795325878
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