Thursday, May 1, 2008

* Arthur Clarke's "Whacky" (short story)

The single worst story by Clarke I've read yet - over the 100 odd by now. Could not make out the head or tail of it. Some conversation among characters that obviously are not real - may be they are in heaven, may be in a computer simulation, ... something.

Fact sheet.

First published: The Fantast, July 1942.
Rating: C

Note: Why is this post so short?


Anonymous said...

Well, I think that what happens is that there's all this weird discussion, and then a man says that he had an awful dream that his wife poisoned him for the insurance, and his companion asks him where he thinks he is now. Almost certainly hell...