Title: The Reluctant Orchid

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Title: The Reluctant Orchid Title Record # 56741
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Date: 1956-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Tales from the White Hart
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1962 Dutch De Weerbarstige Orchidee
1965 Italian L'orchidea Recalcitrante
1978 French L'orchidée récalcitrante
1984 German Die widerspenstige Orchidee

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Satellite Science Fiction, December 1956 1956-12-00 ed. Sam Merwin, Jr. Renown Publications, Inc.   $0.35 132 digest? mag Kelly Freas Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1957-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #186 $0.35 151 pb? coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Across the Sea of Stars 1959-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & Company   $3.95 584 hc? omni  
Across the Sea of Stars 1959-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Longmans (Canada)   C$4.50 584 hc? omni  
Across the Sea of Stars 1959-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & World / SFBC   $1.90 xii+
584
hc? omni Arthur Hawkins Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1961-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #539 $0.35 vi+
151
pb? coll Richard Powers Checkmark
In het Witte Hert 1962-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Elsevier (Elsevier Pockets #E 101) #E 101 ƒ1.50 158 pb? coll Friso Henstra Checkmark
Urania #367 1965-01-17 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #367 200 Lit 144 digest? mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1966-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #U2113 $0.50 vi+
151
pb? coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God 1967-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & World   $4.75 277 hc? coll Robin Sherwood Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1969-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01562 $0.75 vi+
151
pb? coll Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1970-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & World   $5.75 viii+
179
hc? coll Ken Braren Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1970-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01562 $0.75 vi+
148
pb? coll Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1971-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01562 $0.75 148 pb? coll Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1972-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-97906-2   viii+
179
hc? coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1972-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-97910-0 £0.30 156 pb? coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1972-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-02754-X C$1.25 vi+
148
pb? coll Checkmark
Of Time and Stars 1972-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz 0-575-01571-3 £1.30 208 hc? coll  
Tales from the White Hart 1972-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-02754-X $1.25 vi+
148
pb? coll Checkmark
De Weerbarstige Orchidee 1973-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Bruna (Bruna SF #23) 90-229-9023-0 ƒ3.75 190 pb? coll Rinke Doornekamp Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1973-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-97910-0 £0.30 156 pb? coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1973-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-02754-X $1.25 vi+
148
pb? coll Checkmark
Science Fact/Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Edmund J. Farrell, Thomas E. Gage, John Pfordresher, Raymond J. Rodrigues Scott Foresman and Company (The Man in Literature Program) 0-673-03407-0   xv+
394
tp? anth Jack Youngerman Checkmark
Of Time and Stars 1974-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Puffin 0-14-030703-6 £0.30 205 pb? coll Peter Jones Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God 1974-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library #Y5949 $1.25 240 pb? coll Checkmark
Tales from the "White Hart" 1974-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-24165-7 $1.50 148 pb? coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God 1974-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library of Canada #Y5949 C$1.25 240 pb? coll Checkmark
Of Time and Stars 1975-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Puffin 0-14-030703-6 £0.50 205 pb? coll Peter Jones  
Of Time and Stars 1976-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Puffin 0-14-030703-6 £0.50 205 pb? coll Peter Jones Checkmark
Tales from the "White Hart" 1976-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-24165-7 $1.50 vii+
148+
[2]
pb? coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1976-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-97910-0 £0.60 158 pb? coll Checkmark
Tales from the "White Hart" 1977-04-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-25746-4 $1.50 vi+
148+
[2]
pb? coll Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Of Time and Stars 1978-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Puffin 0-14-030703-6 £0.55 205 pb? coll Peter Jones Checkmark
L'étoile 1978-06-11 Arthur C. Clarke J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #966) 2-277-11966-0   254 pb? coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God 1979-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library 0-451-08999-5 $1.95 240 pb? coll Checkmark
Tales from the "White Hart" 1979-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28730-4   150 pb? coll Stanislaw Fernandes  
Of Time and Stars 1980-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Puffin Books / Victor Gollancz 0-14-030703-6 £0.90 205 pb? coll Peter Jones Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1980-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98624-7 £0.95 158 pb? coll David O'Conner Checkmark
Tales from the "White Hart" 1980-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine / SFBC #3674 $2.49 viii+
145
hc? coll Tony Gleeson Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God 1980-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library 0-451-08999-5 $1.95 240 pb? coll Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Series 1980-11-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Harry Greenberg, Frederik Pohl Harper & Row 0-06-013382-1 $16.95 x+
419
hc? anth Jon Weiman Checkmark
Urania #884 1981-04-19 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #884 1,200 Lit 154 digest? mag Karel Thole  
Of Time and Stars 1981-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Penguin Books 0-14-005750-1 £1.25 205 pb? coll Peter Jones Checkmark
Of Time and Stars 1983-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz 0-575-03315-0 £5.95 192 hc? coll Terry Oakes Checkmark
Geschichten aus dem Weißen Hirschen 1984-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4055) 3-453-30998-7 DM 5.80 190 pb? coll David O'Conner Checkmark
L'étoile 1985-02-15 Arthur C. Clarke J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #966) 2-277-11966-0   254 pb? coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God: The Best Short Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 1987-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library 0-451-14755-3 $3.50 253 pb? coll Checkmark
Of Time and Stars 1988-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Penguin Books 0-14-030703-6 £1.99 205 pb? coll  
Of Time and Stars 1993-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Roc UK 0-14-015245-8 £4.99 205 pb? coll Peter Elson  
The Nine Billion Names of God: The Best Short Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 1996-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Amereon House 0-8488-2181-5   192 hc? coll Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 1998-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-43072-7 $10.00 xi+
173
tp? coll Min Choi Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2000-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07065-X £20.00 x+
966
hc? coll blacksheep Design Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Tor 0-312-87821-4 $29.95 x+
966
hc? coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Tor / SFBC #35027 $14.98 x+
966
hc? coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-323-8 £9.99 x+
966
tp? coll Blacksheep  
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2002-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Orb 0-312-87860-5 $17.95 x+
966
tp? coll Drive Communications Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 2007-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke PS Publishing 978-1-905834-78-5 £50.00 xi+
208+
[2]
hc? coll J. K. Potter Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart 2007-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke PS Publishing 978-1-905834-77-8 £20.00 xi+
208
hc? coll J. K. Potter Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2008-11-03 Arthur C. Clarke Paw Prints 978-1-4395-6906-1 $28.95 966 hc? coll  
Odyssées : l'intégrale des nouvelles 2013-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Bragelonne 978-2-35294-684-7 €28.00 1116 tp? coll Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God: The Best Short Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library #Y5949 $1.25 240 pb? coll Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library #Y5949 $1.25 240 pb? coll Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God: The Best Short Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library 0-451-07589-7 $1.50 240 pb? coll Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Tor 0-312-87821-4 $29.95 x+
966
hc? coll Drive Communications Checkmark
Of Time and Stars date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Roc / New American Library     205 pb? coll Peter Elson  
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-323-8 £14.99 x+
966
tp? coll Blacksheep Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Harbrace Paperbound Library 0-15-665895-X $1.45 277 pb? coll Checkmark
The Nine Billion Names of God: The Best Short Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library 0-451-11715-8 $2.50 240 pb? coll Checkmark
Tales from the White Hart date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #345-01562 $0.75 vi+
148
pb? coll  
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Orb 0-312-87860-5 $19.95 x+
966
tp? coll Drive Communications Checkmark
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