Trouble with the Natives

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"Trouble with the Natives"
Author Arthur C. Clarke
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre(s) Science fiction
Published in Lilliput
Publication date August 1951

"Trouble with the Natives" is a science fiction short story by Arthur C. Clarke, first published in 1951. This comic story describes the pains of aliens visiting an English village, as every effort at contact with humans gets frustrated. The story was also published as "The Men in the Flying Saucer".

This story has similarities with History Lesson and Rescue Party - in all three stories, aliens draw naive and humorous conclusions about humans from little information.

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