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Title: The Songs of Distant Earth Title Record # 1164
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Date: 1986-05-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: An expansion of a short story of the same title published in IF Magazine (US) June 1958.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1986Translated by Margarida Gomes and Eduardo Gomes
Portuguese Canções da Terra Distante
1986Translated by France-Marie Watkins.
French Chants de la Terre lointaine
1986 Serbian Pesme daleke Zemlje [as by Artur Klark]
1987Translated by Irene Holicki.
German Das Lied der fernen Erde
1990Hungarian translation: Bulath Éva
Hungarian A távoli Föld dalai
2009Translated by Marie-France Watkins
French Les chants de la terre lointaine

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
8 1987 Locus Best SF Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Songs of Distant Earth 1986-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Grafton 0-586-06623-3 £2.99 238
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  
The Songs of Distant Earth 1986-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Grafton 0-586-06623-3 £2.50 xiv+
238
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Canções da Terra Distante 1986-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Publicações Europa-América (Nébula #20)     180
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Pesme daleke Zemlje 1986-00-00 Artur Klark Otokar Keršovani (SF biblioteka Polaris #15) 86-385-0015-7   198
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Chris Foss Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1986-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33219-9 $17.95 [14]+
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1986-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33525-2 $75.00 [2]+
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Chants de la Terre lointaine 1986-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Albin Michel 2-226-02675-4 F89.00 310
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 Didier Thimonier Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1986-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Grafton 0-246-12688-4 £9.95 182
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Michael Whelan  
The Songs of Distant Earth 1986-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33908-8 $3.95 379
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 Michael Whelan  
The Songs of Distant Earth 1986-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine / SFBC 05769 $4.98 xiv+
241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Michael Whelan Checkmark
Chants de la Terre lointaine 1986-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke France Loisirs 2-7242-3257-7   311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1987-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Grafton 0-586-06623-3 £2.50 238
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1987-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Grafton 0-586-06623-3 £2.99 238
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 Michael Whelan  
Das Lied der fernen Erde 1987-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Deutscher Bücherbund 01405/0   288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Tilman Michalski Checkmark
Das Lied der fernen Erde 1987-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6813) 3-453-02424-9 DM 7.80 287
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Das Lied der fernen Erde 1987-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6813) 3-453-02424-9 DM 7.80 287
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Chants de la Terre lointaine 1987-04-00 Arthur C. Clarke France Loisirs 2-7242-3257-7   311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1987-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32240-1 $4.95 319
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1987-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32240-1 C$6.95 [15]+
319
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Chants de la Terre lointaine 1987-09-18 Arthur C. Clarke J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2262) 2-277-22262-3   311
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 David B. Mattingly Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1988-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32240-1 $4.95 319
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 Michael Whelan  
A távoli Föld dalai 1990-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Rege 963-7865-10-1 Ft 119 219+
[5]
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 Tibor Helényi Checkmark
Canções da Terra Distante 1991-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Publicações Europa-América (Livros de Bolso, série Ficção Científica #176) 972-1-01425-7   177
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
novel  
Das Lied der fernen Erde 1991-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6813) 3-453-02424-9 DM 9.80 286+
[1]
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  
The Songs of Distant Earth 1991-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32240-1 $5.95 [xiv]+
319
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Chants de la Terre lointaine 1992-07-21 Arthur C. Clarke J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2262) 2-277-22262-3   311
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 D. B. Mattingly Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 1998-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Voyager / HarperCollins 0-586-06623-3 £5.99 xiv+
238
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 Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 2001-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Voyager Classics / HarperCollins (Voyager Classics #9) 0-00-711586-5 £7.99 240
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  
3001: The Final Odyssey / The Songs of Distant Earth 2004-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-771208-1 £8.99 vii+
273+
xiv+
238
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.
omni Chris Moore Checkmark
Les chants de la terre lointaine 2009-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Bragelonne (Milady) 978-2-8112-0260-6 €6.00 348
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 Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth 2012-11-30 Arthur C. Clarke RosettaBooks 978-0-7953-2585-4 $8.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Songs of Distant Earth date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32240-1 $6.99 319
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32240-1 $7.99 [xiv]+
319
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Songs of Distant Earth date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Voyager / HarperCollins 978-0-586-06623-2   xiv+
238
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
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