Title: Childhood's End

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Title: Childhood's End Title Record # 2248
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Date: 1953-08-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Expansion of "Guardian Angel". A new prologue was added and the first chapter was edited (to acknowledge the end of the Cold War) in Pan editions sometime after 27 July 1989 (date of prologue). The new first chapter is only two and a half pages, the original was four. The rest of the book is supposedly unchanged.
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1955 Swedish Mot Nya Världar
1955 Italian Le guide del tramonto
1956 Spanish El Fin de la Infancia
1956 French Les enfants d'Icare
1958 Danish Det Tavse Arhundrede
1959 Portuguese A Idade do Ouro
1960 German Die letzte Generation
1967 Dutch Het Einde van het Begin
1967 Italian Le guide del tramonto
1990 Hungarian A gyermekkor vége
Year Language Title
1967 Italian Le guide del tramonto (Complete Novel)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Childhood's End 1953-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #33 $0.35 214 pb novel Richard Powers Checkmark
Childhood's End 1953-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #H33 $2.00 214 hc novel Richard Powers  
Childhood's End 1953-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #33 $0.35 214 pb novel Richard Powers Checkmark
Childhood's End 1954-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson   10/6 253 hc novel Deborah Jones  
Childhood's End 1955-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #15 4/6 253 hc novel C. W. Bacon  
Le guide del tramonto 1955-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Arnoldo Mondadori Editore   200 Lit 192 pb novel Checkmark
Mot Nya Världar 1955-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Eklund       unknown novel  
Les enfants d'Icare 1956-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gallimard (Le Rayon Fantastique #42)     254 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1956-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books #369 2/- 189 pb novel Gerard Quinn Checkmark
El Fin de la Infancia 1956-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Minotauro     275 hc novel  
Childhood's End 1958-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books     214 pb novel  
Det Tavse Arhundrede 1958-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Skrifola (Planetbøgerne #8)     150 pb novel  
Across the Sea of Stars 1959-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & World / SFBC   $1.90 xii+
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hc omni Arthur Hawkins 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  
A Idade do Ouro 1959-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #26) #26   236 pb novel Cândido Costa Pinto  
Childhood's End 1960-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #398K $0.35 214 pb novel Richard Powers Checkmark
Die letzte Generation 1960-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Weiss   DM 7.80 235 hc novel Bernhard Borchert Checkmark
Die letzte Generation 1960-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Weiss   DM 6.80 235 hc novel Bernhard Borchert  
Childhood's End 1961-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books     214 pb novel  
Childhood's End 1961-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books (Great Pan) #G463 2/6 189 pb novel S. R. Boldero  
Childhood's End 1963-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & World   $4.50 216 hc novel  
Childhood's End 1963-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Longmans (Canada)   C$5.59 216 hc novel  
Childhood's End 1963-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books #G643 2/6 189 pb novel W. F. Phillipps Checkmark
Childhood's End 1964-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #U2111 $0.50 214 pb novel Richard Powers Checkmark
Childhood's End 1964-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #U2111 C$0.50 214 pb novel Richard Powers  
An Arthur C. Clarke Omnibus 1965-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson   30/- 253+
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An Arthur C. Clarke Omnibus 1965-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ambassador   C$7.50 596 hc omni  
An Arthur C. Clarke Omnibus 1966-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke The Science Fiction Book Club (UK)   17/6 596 hc omni  
Die letzte Generation 1966-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #070) #070 DM 2.50 188 pb novel Eyke Volkmer  
Childhood's End 1966-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books #X573 3/6 189 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1967-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #U5066 $0.60 222 pb novel Richard Powers Checkmark
Urania #467 1967-07-30 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #467 250 Lit 192 digest mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Science Fiction Omnibus 1967-00-00 Erik Lankester Bruna     472 hc omni Dick Bruna Checkmark
Childhood's End 1968-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #72121 $0.75 222 pb novel Richard Powers Checkmark
Childhood's End 1969-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1969-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1969-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel  
Les enfants d'Icare / La cité et les astres 1969-10-08 Arthur C. Clarke OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #20)     431 hc omni Checkmark
Childhood's End 1969-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel  
Die letzte Generation 1969-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Kaiser   S 30.00 189 hc novel  
Childhood's End 1970-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1970-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt, Brace & World / SFBC #2266 $1.49 220 hc novel Lawrence Ratzkin Checkmark
Childhood's End 1970-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel  
Childhood's End 1970-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1970-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558   222 pb novel  
Childhood's End 1970-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-10573-6 £0.25 189 pb novel W. F. Phillipps Checkmark
Childhood's End 1971-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1971-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558   222 pb novel  
Childhood's End 1971-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #01558 $0.75 222 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1972-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books     222 pb novel  
Childhood's End 1972-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books     222 pb novel  
Childhood's End 1972-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #22750 C$1.25 222 pb novel Dean Ellis Checkmark
Childhood's End 1972-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books #22750 $1.25 222 pb novel Dean Ellis  
Childhood's End 1972-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-10573-6 £0.30 189 pb novel Chris Foss Checkmark
Childhood's End 1973-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-22750-6 $1.25 222 pb novel Dean Ellis Checkmark
Childhood's End 1973-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-22750-6 $1.25 222 pb novel Dean Ellis Checkmark
Childhood's End 1973-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-10573-6 £0.30 188+
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Childhood's End 1974-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-22750-6 $1.50 222 pb novel Dean Ellis  
Childhood's End 1974-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-22750-6 $1.50 222 pb novel Dean Ellis Checkmark
Childhood's End 1974-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-24344-7 $1.50 222 pb novel Dean Ellis Checkmark
Millemondinverno 1974: Tre romanzi completi di Arthur C. Clarke 1974-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi #6)   1,200 Lit 452 tp omni Karel Thole  
Childhood's End 1975-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-24344-7 $1.50 222 pb novel Dean Ellis  
Childhood's End 1976-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-24937-2 $1.50 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes  
Childhood's End 1976-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-24937-2 $1.50 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Childhood's End 1976-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ballantine Books 0-345-25806-1 $1.75 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Het Einde van het Begin 1976-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Bruna (Bruna SF #42) 90-229-9042-7   255 pb novel Marion Crezée Checkmark
Childhood's End 1977-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27282-X $1.75 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Les enfants d'Icare 1977-12-20 Arthur C. Clarke J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #799) 2-277-11799-4   253 pb novel Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Childhood's End 1977-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27603-5 $1.95 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Childhood's End 1977-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-10573-6 £0.60 189 pb novel Dean Ellis Checkmark
Childhood's End 1978-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27603-5 $1.95 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Die letzte Generation 1978-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23070) 3-442-23070-5 DM 5.80 188 pb novel  
Childhood's End 1978-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-10573-6   189 pb novel  
Childhood's End 1979-04-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28465-8 $2.25 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Childhood's End 1979-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-10573-6 £0.75 189 pb novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1980-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine   $2.50 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes  
Childhood's End 1981-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine (Del Rey Gold Seal Selection) 0-345-29467-X $5.95 230 tp novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 1981-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-29730-X C$2.95 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Science Fiction Special 36 1981-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Sidgwick & Jackson (Science Fiction Special #36)   £   hc omni  
Le guide del tramonto 1981-08-00 Arthur C. Clarke Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #53) #20376-0 2,000 Lit 250 pb novel Karel Thole  
Childhood's End 1982-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31558-8 $2.95 220 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Childhood's End 1982-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31140-X $3.25 220 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Die letzte Generation 1983-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23070) 3-442-23070-5 DM 5.80 188 pb novel Michelangelo Miani Checkmark
Childhood's End 1983-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-10573-6 £1.75 189 pb novel Dean Ellis Checkmark
Les enfants d'Icare 1984-01-20 Arthur C. Clarke J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #799) 2-277-11799-4   253 pb novel Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Childhood's End 1984-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31558-8 $2.95 220 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Childhood's End 1988-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-34795-1 $3.50 218 pb novel  
Les enfants d'Icare 1988-05-27 Arthur C. Clarke J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #799) 2-277-11799-4   253 pb novel David B. Mattingly Checkmark
Childhood's End 1990-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-31661-3 £3.99 iv+
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pb novel Chris Moore Checkmark
A gyermekkor vége 1990-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Móra Ferenc Ifjúsági KönyvkiadóQuestion mark 963-11-6617-1 Ft 85 208 pb novel Boros Zoltán Checkmark
Childhood's End 1993-12-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-34795-1 $5.95 218 pb novel Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
Childhood's End 1995-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)     x+
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Childhood's End 1996-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-34795-1 $5.99 218 pb novel David Stevenson  
Childhood's End 1997-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-34795-1 $6.99 218 pb novel David Stevenson Checkmark
Die letzte Generation 1997-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Goldmann (SF Classics) 3-442-24763-2 DM 12.90 188 pb novel Pat Morrissey  
Childhood's End 2001-06-08 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-48769-8   368 pb novel  
Childhood's End 2001-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey Impact / Ballantine 0-345-44405-1 $12.95 240 tp novel Checkmark
Childhood's End 2001-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (HC) #VI) 0-575-07263-6 £9.99 208 hc novel Chris Moore Checkmark
Les enfants d'Icare 2003-02-03 Arthur C. Clarke J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #799) 2-290-33284-4   253 pb novel Christian Volckman Checkmark
Die letzte Generation 2003-12-01 Arthur C. Clarke Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 3-453-87534-6 €8.00 283+
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Die letzte Generation 2006-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 3-453-87534-6 €8.00 [1]+
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Childhood's End 2008-10-04 Arthur C. Clarke Paw Prints 978-1-4395-5716-7 $15.99   hc novel  
A gyermekkor vége 2008-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Metropolis Media (Galaktika Fantasztikus KönyvekQuestion mark) 978-963-9866-07-2 Ft 2370 240 pb novel  
Childhood's End 2010-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-08235-9 £8.99 vii+
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Childhood's End 2010-05-07 Arthur C. Clarke Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 978-0-330-51401-9 £7.99 ix+
256
tp novel Chris Moore  
Childhood's End 2012-03-19 Arthur C. Clarke Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12174-4 £4.99   ebook novel  
Childhood's End 2012-11-30 Arthur C. Clarke RosettaBooks 978-0-7953-2498-7 $8.99   ebook novel  
Childhood's End 2013-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Science Fiction Book Club (SFBC 60th Anniversary Collection) 978-1-62490-164-5 $12.98 256 hc novel Vincent Di Fate  
Childhood's End 2015-10-27 Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey 978-1-101-96703-4 $7.99 224 pb novel  
Childhood's End 2017-09-07 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 978-1-5098-3843-1 £7.00 272 pb novel  
Childhood's End date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-31661-3 £5.99 200 pb novel Chris Moore  
Childhood's End date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-34795-1 $5.99 218 pb novel David Stevenson Checkmark
Childhood's End date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-34795-1 $5.99 218 pb novel David Stevenson Checkmark
Childhood's End date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-34795-1 $7.99 viii+
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Childhood's End date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-34795-4 $6.99 viii+
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Childhood's End date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-10573-6 £2.50 189 pb novel Dean Ellis Checkmark
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