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Title: The Centauri Device Title Record # 11525
Author: M. John Harrison
Date: 1974-11-00
Type: NOVEL
Language: English
Note: Expanded from a novelette of the same name
Synopsis: Captain John Truck is the last of the mysterious Centaurans, and the only one who can operate the bomb they left behind, and now several people want him to use it, but Truck isn't so excited about it.
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Current Tags: space opera (1), The 5-Parsec Shelf (1), SF: The 100 Best Novels 1949-1984 (1), science fiction (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1981 German In meiner Hand — die Erde
2003Translated by Jean-Pierre Pugi
French La mécanique du centaure
2006Translated by Hendrik P. Linckens and Marianne Linckens
German Die Centauri-Maschine

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Centauri Device 1974-11-00 M. John Harrison Doubleday 0-385-01839-8 $4.95 185
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Anita Siegel Checkmark
The Centauri Device 1975-04-00 M. John Harrison Panther 0-586-04207-5 £0.50 205
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Peter Jones Checkmark
The Centauri Device 1980-08-00 M. John Harrison Bantam Books 0-553-13920-7 $1.95 212
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Paul Lehr Checkmark
In meiner Hand — die Erde 1981-04-00 M. John Harrison Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Bestseller #22031) 3-404-22031-5 DM 5.80 224
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Robin Hidden Checkmark
The Centauri Device 1985-04-00 M. John Harrison Bantam Books 0-553-23646-6 $2.95 212
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Enric Checkmark
The Centauri Device 1986-09-00 M. John Harrison Orion / Unwin Paperbacks 0-04-823364-1 £2.95 212
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Fred Gambino Checkmark
The Centauri Device 2000-07-00 M. John Harrison Millennium / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #31) 1-85798-997-X £6.99 205
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Chris Moore Checkmark
La mécanique du Centaure 2003-04-00 M. John Harrison Gallimard (Folio SF #133) 2-07-042622-X   306
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Manchu  
The Centauri Device 2004-00-00 M. John Harrison Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz SF Masterworks #31) 1-85798-997-X £6.99 205
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Chris Moore Checkmark
Die Centauri-Maschine 2006-04-00 M. John Harrison Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 3-453-52156-0 €8.95 [2]+
299+
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pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
novel Stephane Martinière Checkmark
The Centauri Device 2009-04-00 M. John Harrison Gollancz (Space Opera Collection) 978-0-575-08257-1 £7.99 199
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
novel Sanda Zahirovic Checkmark
The Centauri Device 2010-12-31 M. John Harrison Gollancz / Orion (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-08805-4 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
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