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Trouble with the Natives (1951) [Short Story]
by Arthur C. Clarke Rating: Weighted - 6.8 / Average - 6.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (IBList user synopsis):

Aliens landing on Earth have a hard time establishing communication.

First published in Lilliput. Reprinted in:

  • Reach for Tomorrow
  • The Wizards of Odd

Original title: Trouble with the Natives
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionHumorous, Parody and Comedy
FictionScience FictionAlien BeingsFirst Contact

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Reach for Tomorrow (1956) [Collection]
      Author: Arthur C. Clarke
     Flying Saucers (1982) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Isaac Asimov , A. Bertram Chandler , Joe Haldeman , Frank Belknap Long , Eric Frank Russell , Theodore Sturgeon , Algis Budrys , Avram Davidson , Randall Garrett , Raymond F. Jones , Robert F. Young , Larry Eisenberg , Donald Franson , Mack Reynolds , Howard Fast , Thomas Burnett Swann , Edmund Cooper , Robin Scott Wilson , Floyd L. Wallace , Leo P. Kelley , Carol-Lynn Rossel Waugh , Will Stanton
     Wizards of Odd, the (1996) [Anthology]
      Authors: Arthur C. Clarke , Douglas Adams , Stephen Donaldson , Terry Pratchett , Ursula K. Le Guin , Kurt Vonnegut , Isaac Asimov , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , H. G. Wells , Brian W. Aldiss , C. S. Lewis , Lord Dunsany , Larry Niven , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Robert Bloch , Eric Frank Russell , Avram Davidson , John Collier , James Branch Cabell , Fredric Brown , Reginald Bretnor , F. Anstey
     Collected Stories, the (2000) [Collection]
      Author: Arthur C. Clarke


  • Also published as "Captain Wyxtpthlls Flying Saucer" and "The Men in the Flying Saucer"

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