Robert J. Sawyer

Hugo and Nebula Award-Winning Science Fiction Writer

Happy Birthday, Arthur C. Clarke

by Rob - December 16th, 2007.
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Sir Arthur C. Clarke turns 90 today — and he’s sent a birthday update to the world via this YouTube video.

I’ve never met him (although I did meet his brother Fred once, so, genetically, I’ve met 50% of Sir Arthur!), but he is, and always has been, my favourite SF author, ever since my father (who, now 83 himself bears, a startling resemblance to Sir Arthur, I must say) took me to see 2001 in 1968. And, of course, there’s no doubt that my first novel, Golden Fleece, about a murdering AI running a spaceship, is a homage to Clarke’s Hal.

Happy birthday, Sir Arthur!

(above: Sir Arthur C. Clarke)

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