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Arthur Porges is an author whose literary creations have impressed readers for five decades now. An accomplished mystery and science fiction writer, Arthur Porges has specialised in the short-story form throughout his varied career. A regular contributor to the science fiction & mystery magazines of the 1950s & '60s, his best known story is probably "The Ruum", a much-reprinted tale with a style that typifies the majority of his unusual work. And what stories! "Dusty Answer", "Dr. Blackadder's Clients", "A Specimen for the Queen", "Priceless Possession", "Aunt Rutabaga", "Movie Show", "A Touch of Sun", "A Puzzle in Sand", "The Dragons of Tesla", "By A Fluke",......and many, many more.

Arthur Porges has written a huge amount of imaginative and idiosyncratic stories down the years that have been published in a number of magazines. Most frequently he has appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Fantastic Stories of Imagination, Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, and Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine. Other stories have been published in such periodicals as Gent, Boy's Life, Galaxy, and Amazing Stories.


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