Title: The Great Time Machine Hoax

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Title: The Great Time Machine Hoax Title Record # 2999
Author: Keith Laumer
Date: 1964-03-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: In the near future, a man inherits from his great grandfather a super computer which has been surreptitiously augmenting itself and accumulating and analysing all available data about the universe for the intervening years, and is capable of creating a realistic virtual reality of any situation, upon request.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Serializations
Year Title
2011 A Hoax in Time
Year Language Title
1966Translated by Simone Hilling
French L'ordinateur désordonné
1966Translated by Wulf H. Bergner
German Im Banne der Zeitmaschine
Year Title
1963 A Hoax in Time (Part 1 of 3)
1963 A Hoax in Time (Part 2 of 3)
1963 A Hoax in Time (Part 3 of 3)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 1964 Hugo Best Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantastic Stories of Imagination, June 1963 1963-06-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $0.50 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Fantastic Stories of Imagination, July 1963 1963-07-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $0.50 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Jacquelyn Blair Checkmark
Fantastic Stories of Imagination, August 1963 1963-08-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $0.50 132
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Vernon Kramer Checkmark
The Great Time Machine Hoax 1964-09-00 Keith Laumer Simon & Schuster   $3.95 190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Isadore Seltzer Checkmark
The Great Time Machine Hoax 1965-08-00 Keith Laumer Pocket Books 50156 $0.50 176
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
L'ordinateur désordonné 1966-00-00 Keith Laumer Denoël (Présence du Futur #93)   F6.15 224
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  
Im Banne der Zeitmaschine 1966-07-01 Keith Laumer Moewig (Terra Taschenbuch #111) TTB111 DM 2.40 159
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 Karl Stephan Checkmark
L'ordinateur désordonné 1971-12-16 Keith Laumer Denoël (Présence du Futur #93)     223
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 Great Time Machine Hoax 1974-00-00 Keith Laumer Award Books AN1171 $0.95 171
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 Great Time Machine Hoax 1978-07-00 Keith Laumer Ace Books 0-441-30256-4 $1.75 210
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 Gary Cooley Checkmark
The Great Time Machine Hoax 1984-08-00 Keith Laumer Ace Books 0-441-30268-8 $2.75 210
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 Gary Cooley Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2002-05-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-7434-3537-0 $7.99 500
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.
coll Richard Martin Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2002-07-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-7434-3537-0 $7.99 500
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.
coll Richard Martin Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2003-03-31 Keith Laumer Baen (Baen Free Library) 0-7434-3537-0 $0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Richard Martin  
A Hoax in Time / Inside Earth 2011-10-02 Poul Anderson, Keith Laumer Armchair Fiction (Armchair Fiction Double Novel #31) 978-1-61287-047-2 $12.95 216
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.
omni  
The Great Time Machine Hoax 2016-03-24 Keith Laumer Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1590-0 $3.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
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