Arthur C. Clarke Biography
Arthur C. Clarke (Arthur Charles Clarke) was born on December 16th, 1917. Arthur C. passed away March 19th, 2008 at 90 years old. Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England. Clarke attended King's College London where he received a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics.
Arthur C. Clarke (Arthur Charles Clarke) is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 24 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1948 with the novel Against the Fall of Night. The most recently released novel was The Last Theorem which was released in 2008.
Arthur C. Clarke also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 14 books including Interplanetary Flight and The Exploration of Space.
Arthur C. Clarke Awards & Accolades
Clarke's books have won multiple awards, Rendezvous with Rama won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1974 as well as the Seiun Award - Best Translated Long Work in 1980. A Meeting With Medusa won the Seiun Award, Best Translated Short Story, in 1974. The Fountains of Paradise won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1980.
Arthur C. Clarke books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Childhood's End was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1954. A Fall of Moondust was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1963. 2010: Odyssey Two was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1983. Astounding Days was nominated for the Hugo Award, Best Related Work, in 1990. The Light of Other Days was nominated for the Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work, in 2001. The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke was nominated for the Audie Award, Best Short Stories or Collections, in 2017.
Arthur C. Clarke F.A.Q
When was Arthur C. Clarke Born?
Arthur C. Clarke was born on December 16th, 1917.
When did Arthur C. Clarke die?
Arthur C. Clarke died on March 19th, 2008 at 90 years old.
Where was Arthur C. Clarke Born?
Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England.
What book awards has Arthur C. Clarke won?
What was the first book Arthur C. Clarke wrote?
The first novel written by Arthur C. Clarke was Against the Fall of Night, published in 1948.
What was the most recent book Arthur C. Clarke wrote?
His most recently released work was The Exploration of the Moon (a short story) on May 24th, 2020.
How many books has Arthur C. Clarke written?
Arthur C. Clarke has written 61 books across 10 series.
- 4 books in the Space Odyssey Series
- 4 books in the Rama Series
- 2 books in the A Time Odyssey Series
- 1 book in the Life Science Library Series
- 3 books in the Blue Planet Series
- 24 Standalone Novels
- 14 Non-Fiction Books
- 9 Short Story Collections
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