Published January 12, 1975
by Ballantine Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Format||Mass Market Paperback|
The setting is an English pub in London, in the late s, called the White Hart. Just for a bit of trivia, there are pubs in London called the White Hart, for real, and they are located all over the city.4/5(11). Written by a “collossus of science fiction,” Tales from the White Hart is not just for fans of the genre, but for anyone who appreciates a good tall tale (The New Yorker). “One of the most astounding imaginations ever encountered in print.” — The New York TimesBrand: RosettaBooks. Product details Mass Market Paperback Publisher: Del Rey (Septem ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Package Dimensions: x 4 x inches Shipping Weight: ounces Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars /5(13). Tales from the White Hart by Arthur C. Clarke Book Resume: "(Clarke) remains a master at describing the wonders of the material universe in sentences that combine a respect for scientific accuracy with an often startling lyricism""The New York Times Book Review".
The "Tales From The White Hart" is a collection of, usually, funny sci-fi stories. The book was written half a century ago, so the technology is not up to date. However, the humor is as fresh as it can be. The "Armaments Race" is one of the funniest stories I have ever by: 1. Editions for Tales from the White Hart: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kin Cited by: 1. A first edition of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" at the London International Antiquarian Book Fair in London on J Oli Scarff / Getty Images file. Two lighthearted entertainments, "The Next Tenants" and "The Man Who Ploughed the Sea," are from Tales of the White Hart. All of the stories in Tales from Planet Earth are recommended. The iBooks Anniversary Edition of Tales from Planet Earth collects 14 SF stories first published between and , including the satire "On Golden Seas," which has "never before [been] collected in any Clarke .