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THE NINE BILLION NAMES OF GOD: THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE by  Arthur C Clarke - First Edition - [1967]. - from L. W. Currey, Inc. and Biblio.co.uk

THE NINE BILLION NAMES OF GOD: THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF ARTHUR C. CLARKE

by Clarke, Arthur C

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., [1967].. Octavo, cloth. First edition. A collection of twenty-five stories selected by Clarke as those he himself liked best. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing at spine ends and 15 mm closed tear and faint associated wrinkle at lower edge of front panel. A nice copy. (#148631)

The Nine Billion Names of God is a collection of short stories from acclaimed science-fiction author Arthur C. Clarke. Stories include: The Nine Billion Names of God / I Remember Babylon / Trouble with Time / Rescue Party / The Curse / Summertime on Icarus / Dog Star / Hide and Seek / Out of the Sun / The Wall of Darkness / No Morning After / The Possessed / Death and the Senator / Who's There? / Before Eden / Superiority / A Walk in the Dark / The Call of the Stars / The Reluctant Orchid / Encounter at Dawn / If I Forget Thee, Oh Earth... / The Sentinel




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