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Title: The Crystal World Title Record # 3570
Author: J. G. Ballard
Date: 1966-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: The first half was originally published as the serial "Equinox" in New Worlds (May-June 1964). The second half included the novelette "The Illuminated Man" from F&SF (May 1964).
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1967Translated by Claude Saunier.
French La forêt de cristal
1967 Portuguese O Mundo de Cristal
1969Translated by Mieke Meuldrager-Ezelin
Dutch De Kristallen Aarde
1969Translated by Margarete Bormann
German Kristallwelt
1969Translated by Margarete Bormann
German Erde oder Die Kristallwelt
1969 Japanese
結晶世界?Kesshō Sekai
Kesshou Sekai
[as by
J・G・バラード?J. G. Barādo
]
1991Translated by Marcial Souto.
Spanish El mundo de cristal
2005The translation by Joachim Körber is stated as (first german) unabridged
German Kristallwelt
2008Translated by Michel Pagel
French La forêt de cristal

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Made First Ballot 1967 Nebula Novel
Win (as
結晶世界?Kesshō Sekai
Kesshou Sekai
)
1970 Seiun Best Translated Long Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Crystal World 1966-00-00 J. G. Ballard Jonathan Cape   21/- 221
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Max Ernst Checkmark
The Crystal World 1966-00-00 J. G. Ballard Farrar, Straus and Giroux   $4.50 210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Max Ernst  
The Crystal World 1966-07-00 J. G. Ballard Farrar, Straus and Giroux / SFBC   $1.20 210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Max Ernst Checkmark
O Mundo de Cristal 1967-00-00 J. G. Ballard Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #115)     177
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 Lima de Freitas  
La fôret de cristal 1967-00-00 J. G. Ballard Denoël (Présence du Futur #98)     213
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 Crystal World 1967-03-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion X1380 $0.60 160
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 Crystal World 1968-00-00 J. G. Ballard Panther 24190 5/- 175
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 Max Ernst  
De Kristallen Aarde 1969-00-00 J. G. Ballard Meulenhoff (M=SF #24) 24 ƒ2.90 191
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 Robert Ebell , Ruurd Groot Checkmark
Kristallwelt 1969-00-00 J. G. Ballard Marion von Schröder (Science Fiction & Fantastica)   DM 10.00 216
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.
novel Klaus Kammerichs , Heinz Edelmann Checkmark
結晶世界?Kesshō Sekai
Kesshou Sekai
1969-01-10
J・G・バラード?J. G. Barādo
東京創元社?Tōkyō Sōgensha
Tokyo Sogensha
(
創元推理文庫?Sōgen Suiri Bunko
そうげんすいりぶんこ
Sougen Suiri Bunko
Sogen Suiri Bunko
#629-02)
4-488-62902-4   245
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
金子三蔵?Sanzō Kaneko
 
The Crystal World 1970-00-00 J. G. Ballard Panther 0-586-02419-0 £0.30 175
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 Richard Whittern Checkmark
Kristallwelt 1971-00-00 J. G. Ballard Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #1228) 3-436-01447-8 DM 2.80 142
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  
La fôret de cristal 1973-02-26 J. G. Ballard Denoël (Présence du Futur #98)     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 Checkmark
The Crystal World 1976-09-00 J. G. Ballard Equinox / Avon (SF Rediscovery #25) 0-380-00758-4 $2.25 160
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 Stephen Fabian Checkmark
The Crystal World 1978-00-00 J. G. Ballard Triad Panther 0-586-02419-0 £0.75 175
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 Goodfellow Checkmark
The Crystal World 1981-05-00 J. G. Ballard Avon Books 0-380-55160-8 $2.25 157
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
Kristallwelt 1982-06-00 J. G. Ballard Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #75) 3-518-37318-8 DM 7.00 177+
[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 Michael Weisser Checkmark
The Crystal World 1984-00-00 J. G. Ballard Jonathan Cape 0-224-61044-9 £8.95 210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
The Crystal World 1985-00-00 J. G. Ballard Triad Granada 0-586-02419-0 £2.50 175
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 James Marsh Checkmark
O Mundo de Cristal 1986-02-00 J. G. Ballard Editorial Caminho (
Caminho Ficção Científica?Caminho Ficcao Cientifica
#23)
    197
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 Henrique Cayatte Checkmark
La forêt de cristal 1986-05-05 J. G. Ballard Denoël (Présence du Futur #98) 2-207-30098-6   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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
The Crystal World 1988-05-00 J. G. Ballard Farrar, Straus and Giroux 0-374-52096-8 $7.95 210
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 Checkmark
The Crystal World 1991-00-00 J. G. Ballard The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)     x+
210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Kristallwelt 1991-00-00 J. G. Ballard Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #75) 3-518-37318-8 DM 10.00 177+
[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  
El mundo de cristal 1991-00-00 J. G. Ballard Minotauro 84-450-7098-3   192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Zeit endet oder Die Elemente 1991-03-00 J. G. Ballard Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #82) 3-453-04515-7 DM 19.80 734
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Crystal World/Crash/Concrete Island 1991-05-00 J. G. Ballard Quality Paperback Book Club   $11.95 210+
224+
176
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 Michael Samuel  
The Crystal World 1993-10-00 J. G. Ballard Flamingo 0-586-02419-0 £5.99 175
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 Larry Rostant  
The Crystal World 2000-06-00 J. G. Ballard Flamingo 0-586-02419-0 £6.99 175
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  
Kristallwelt 2005-00-00 J. G. Ballard Edition Phantasia (Phantasia Paperback Science Fiction #1003) 3-937897-06-2 €12.90 159
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  
The Crystal World 2008-09-00 J. G. Ballard Harper Perennial (UK) 978-0-586-02419-5 £7.99 175+
16
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 designedbydavid.co.uk Checkmark
La forêt de cristal 2008-10-00 J. G. Ballard Denoël (Lunes d'encre) 978-2-207-25916-0 €18.00 240
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 Vincent Froissard  
The Crystal World 2012-06-28 J. G. Ballard Fourth Estate 978-0-00-737489-2 £5.35  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Crystal World 2014-07-15 J. G. Ballard Farrar, Straus and Giroux 978-1-4668-5663-9 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
La forêt de cristal 2015-10-29 J. G. Ballard Denoël (Folio SF #530) 978-2-07-044545-5 €7.80 272
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 Johann Bodin  
The Crystal World 2018-06-12 J. G. Ballard Picador USA 978-1-250-14480-5 $17.00 xvi+
187
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  
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