Title: The Long Afternoon of Earth

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Title: The Long Afternoon of Earth Title Record # 118
Author: Brian Aldiss
Date: 1962-01-00
Variant Title of: Hothouse (by Brian W. Aldiss ) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: NOVEL
Series: Hothouse
Language: English
Note: This novel was published, in slightly different form, in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, in installments entitled Hothouse, Nomansland, Undergrowth, Timberline, and Evergreen. The US edition, The Long Afternoon of Earth, is slightly abridged from the UK edition, Hothouse.
Synopsis: The far future. The sun is about to go nova. Earth and moon have ceased their axial rotation and present one face continuously to the sun. The bright side of Earth is covered with a a vast carnivorous forest. The protagonists, Gren and his lady, journey to the terrifying dark side of the earth.
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Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 1962 Hugo Best Short Fiction

Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Long Afternoon of Earth 1962-01-00 Brian Aldiss Signet / New American Library #D2018 $0.50 192 pb? novel Checkmark
The Long Afternoon of Earth 1971-03-00 Brian Aldiss Signet / New American Library of Canada #T4557 C$0.75 192 pb? novel Checkmark
The Long Afternoon of Earth 1979-07-00 Brian Aldiss Signet / New American Library 0-451-08575-2 $1.75 192 pb? novel  
The Long Afternoon of Earth 1981-03-00 Brian Aldiss Nelson Doubleday / SFBC #5853 $3.98 217 hc? novel Tony Fiyalko Checkmark
The Long Afternoon of Earth 1985-08-00 Brian Aldiss Nelson Doubleday / SFBC #05853   217 hc? novel Tony Fiyalko Checkmark
The Long Afternoon of Earth date unknown Brian Aldiss Signet 0-451-08575-2 $1.75 192 pb? novel Checkmark
The Long Afternoon of Earth date unknown Brian Aldiss Signet / New American Library #T4557 $0.75 192 pb? novel Checkmark
The Long Afternoon of Earth date unknown Brian Aldiss Signet 0-451-08575-2 $1.75 192 pb? novel Checkmark
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