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Biography of Arthur Clarke
Arthur C. Clarke, a science fiction author, has had a very interesting
Arthur was born on December 16, 1917, in Minehead, England. He was the
oldest of four children. His two brothers were Frederick and Michael, and his
sister's name was Mary. As a child, he enjoyed science very much. He lived on a
small farm, and enjoyed frequent trips to the nearby ocean. When he was 13 years
old, he constructed his own telescope, and changed a bike light to transmit
sound along the path of light it gave off. Arthur made his first literary
connections by writing in the school newspaper.
He attended elementary, Mi....