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Questions about the works of the British science fiction writer Arthur Charles Clarke (1917 – 2008) and his life as a writer. A. C. Clarke is best known as co-writer of the screenplay for the film '2001: A Space Odyssey'.

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Which Chesterton story is alluded in Childhood's End?

In Arthur Clarke's Childhood's End, there is a small allusion to a Chesterton story when the characters Stormgreen and Van Ryberg discuss their theories about the nature of the Overlords (Chap. 4): ...