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
sisters 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, Middle, and high school in his home town, and
then later went to Kings College in London, where he made honors in Math and
in Physics in 1948.
After Arthur had finished college, he became a member of the Royal Air
Force.Then later he became the assistant editor of Science Abstracts, a science
magazine. After quitting his job as the assistant editor, he decided to become a
full-time science fiction author.
Arthur has never been married, and still, to this day, is a bachelor.
Clarke is a very successful writer. In fact, he is considered to be one
of the most successful science fiction authors ever! He has
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