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Title: The Voices of Time Title Record # 40816
Author: J. G. Ballard
Date: 1960-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: In a time not too far from ours, society is winding down as humans are overtaken by narcolepsy and plants and animals are mutating wildly to adapt to the old-age of Life itself, while mysterious signals from space appear to be counting down to the end of their sources, and the Universe itself.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Wolfgang Eisermann
German Die Stimmen der Zeit
1973Translated by Wolfgang Eisermann
German Die Stimmen der Zeit [as by James Graham Ballard]
1978 Dutch De Stemmen van de Tijd
1978Translated by Lidia Lax; do not merge with the version translated by Abramo Luraschi.
Italian Le voci del tempo [as by James G. Ballard]
1978Translated by Gisèle Carson & Pierre Versins
French Les voix du temps [as by J.-G. Ballard]
1992Translated by Abramo Luraschi; do not merge with the version translated by Lidia Lax.
Italian Le voci del tempo [as by James G. Ballard]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Worlds Science Fiction, #99 October 1960-10-00 ed. John Carnell Nova Publications Ltd.   2/6 132
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 Jarr Checkmark
The Voices of Time and Other Stories 1962-02-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion F607 $0.50 158
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 Powers Checkmark
The Four-Dimensional Nightmare 1963-05-00 J. G. Ballard Gollancz   16/- 208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Spectrum III 1963-09-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Gollancz   21/- 272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Spectrum 3 1964-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Harcourt, Brace & World   $4.50 272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Four-Dimensional Nightmare 1964-07-00 J. G. Ballard The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 87 6/- 208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths  
Spectrum III 1964-09-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest The Science Fiction Book Club (UK)   10/6 272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Four-Dimensional Nightmare 1965-00-00 J. G. Ballard Penguin Books 2345 3/6 223
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.
coll Giorgio Gordoni Checkmark
Spectrum 3 1965-07-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Berkley Medallion X1108 $0.60 254
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.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Spectrum III 1966-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Pan Books M113 5/- 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.
anth Checkmark
The Voices of Time and Other Stories 1966-05-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion F1243 $0.50 158
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 Powers Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster   $6.50 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Smith Checkmark
The Inner Landscape 1969-04-00 ed. uncredited Allison & Busby 0-85031-005-9 25/- 151
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1969-06-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-00329-4   368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Spectrum 3 1969-11-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Berkley Medallion S1784 / 425-01108-9 $0.75 254
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.
anth Checkmark
The Inner Landscape 1970-00-00 ed. uncredited Corgi 0-552-08500-6 £0.25 190
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.
anth Ian West Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction 1970-05-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-00329-4 £1.60 368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Spectrum III 1971-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Pan Books 0-330-20113-1 £0.30 287
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.
anth Checkmark
The Inner Landscape 1971-06-00 ed. uncredited Paperback Library 64-614 $0.75 160
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.
anth Davis Meltzer Checkmark
The Inner Landscape 1971-06-00 ed. uncredited Paperback Library 64-614 C$0.75 160
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.
anth Davis Meltzer Checkmark
Chronopolis and Other Stories 1971-09-00 J. G. Ballard G. P. Putnam's Sons   $6.95 319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nicole De Jurenev Checkmark
Alpha Two 1971-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 02419 $0.95 [vii]+
310
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.
anth Larry Kresek Checkmark
Chronopolis and Other Stories 1971-11-00 J. G. Ballard G. P. Putnam's Sons / SFBC 1213 $1.49 310
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nicole De Jurenev Checkmark
Alpha Two 1971-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-02419-2 C$0.95 [vii]+
310
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.
anth Larry Kresek Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction, Book Two 1972-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Pan Books 0-330-02983-5 £0.30 x+
179
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.
anth Checkmark
Chronopolis 1972-08-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion 0-425-02212-9 $1.25 382
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 Powers Checkmark
Chronopolis 1972-08-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Medallion 0-425-02212-9 C$1.25 382
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 Powers Checkmark
Der vier-dimensionale Alptraum 1973-00-00 J. G. Ballard Marion von Schröder 3-547-71158-4 DM 24.00 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Modern Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Norman Spinrad Anchor Press / Doubleday 0-385-02263-8 / A978 $3.50 xiv+
540
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.
anth Checkmark
The Four-Dimensional Nightmare 1974-09-00 J. G. Ballard Gollancz 0-575-01859-3   197
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Inner Landscape 1975-00-00 ed. uncredited Corgi (Corgi SF Collector's Library) 0-552-09748-9 £0.40 187
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.
anth Joe Petagno Checkmark
Modern Science Fiction 1976-06-00 ed. Norman Spinrad Gregg Press (The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series) 0-8398-2339-8 $25.00 x+
xiv+
540
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Der vierdimensionale Alptraum 1976-10-00 J. G. Ballard Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3509) 3-453-30399-7 DM 4.80 222
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 C. A. M. Thole Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction Stories 1977-00-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38243-5   750
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best of J. G. Ballard 1977-04-00 J. G. Ballard Orbit / Futura 0-86007-943-0 £1.25 411
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 Bob Layzell Checkmark
One Hundred Years of Science Fiction Book Two 1977-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Pan Books 0-330-02983-5 £0.70 x+
179
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.
anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Four-Dimensional Nightmare 1977-11-00 J. G. Ballard Penguin Books 0-14-002345-3 £0.55 211
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 David Pelham Checkmark
Drie SF-Novellen 1978-00-00 ed. uncredited Bruna (Bruna SF #84) 90-229-9084-2   220
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.
anth Karel Thole Checkmark
Incubo a quattro dimensioni 1978-02-24 James G. Ballard Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #842) 15141-5 1,800 Lit 220
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 Karel Thole  
Cauchemar à quatre dimensions 1978-09-12 J.-G. Ballard Denoël (Présence du Futur #82)     280
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 1978-10-00 J. G. Ballard Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-042506-9 $12.95 ix+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Carlos Ochagavia Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 1978-10-00 J. G. Ballard Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-045661-4 $7.95 ix+
302
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.
coll Carlos Ochagavia Checkmark
Chronopolis 1979-05-00 J. G. Ballard Berkley Books 0-425-04191-3 $2.25 371
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 Powers Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1981-10-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Hutchinson 0-09-145770-X £6.95 370
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis Penguin Books 0-14-006382-X £2.95 365
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.
anth Mick Brownfield Checkmark
Der vierdimensionale Alptraum 1984-07-00 J. G. Ballard Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #127) 3-518-37514-8 DM 9.00 227
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 Tom Breuer Checkmark
The Voices of Time 1984-09-00 J. G. Ballard J. M. Dent (Everyman Fiction) 0-460-02266-0 £2.95 197
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.
coll Grizelda Holderness Checkmark
The Voices of Time 1985-02-00 J. G. Ballard Gollancz 0-575-03515-3 £8.95 197
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Foreman Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 1985-12-00 J. G. Ballard Washington Square Press 0-671-61451-7 $4.95 x+
358
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 Carlos Ochagavia Checkmark
Der Garten der Zeit: Die besten Science-fiction-Erzählungen 1990-06-00 J. G. Ballard Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #256) 3-518-38252-7 DM 14.00 299
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 H. Wenske Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #22 (1960) 1991-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #842) 0-88677-465-9 $4.50 351
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.
anth Angus McKie Checkmark
The Great SF Stories #22 (1960) 1991-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-465-9 C$5.99 351
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.
anth Angus McKie Checkmark
Le grandi storie della fantascienza: 1960 1992-04-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #181)   6,000 Lit 320
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.
anth Bob Eggleton  
The Voices of Time 1992-09-00 J. G. Ballard Phoenix 1-85799-000-5 £4.99 197
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.
coll Salvador Dali  
Le grandi storie della fantascienza: 1960 1992-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (I Libri di Urania #1) 88-04-36102-6 8,000 Lit 320
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.
anth Bob Eggleton  
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 1995-03-15 J. G. Ballard Owl Books / Henry Holt 0-8050-3876-0 $15.95 302
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.
coll Raquel Jaramillo Checkmark
The Voices of Time 1997-11-00 J. G. Ballard Phoenix 0-575-40130-3 £5.99 197
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.
coll Gary Day-Ellison  
The Road to Science Fiction Volume 5: The British Way 1998-02-00 ed. James Gunn Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-157-7 $14.99 622
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.
anth Checkmark
The Voices of Time 2001-03-00 J. G. Ballard Phoenix 0-575-40130-3 £6.99 197
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.
coll Paul Thomas Gooney  
Von Ballard bis Stableford 2001-04-00 ed. James Gunn Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #101) 3-453-17953-6 DM 24.90 508
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.
anth Jürgen Rogner Checkmark
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 2001-07-00 J. G. Ballard Picador USA 0-312-27844-6 $14.00 xiv+
302
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.
coll Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories 2001-11-00 J. G. Ballard Flamingo 0-00-712405-8 £25.00 ix+
1189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jerry Bauer Checkmark
The Complete Short Stories 2002-11-00 J. G. Ballard Flamingo 0-00-713812-1 £16.99 ix+
1189
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.
coll  
Die Stimmen der Zeit 2007-04-02 J. G. Ballard Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52229-9 €10.95 [1]+
987
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 Ellen Schuster Checkmark
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard 2009-09-00 J. G. Ballard W. W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-07262-4 $35.00 xv+
1199
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Complete Stories of J. G. Ballard 2012-06-01 J. G. Ballard W. W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-07687-5 $24.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best Short Stories of J. G. Ballard 2014-07-15 J. G. Ballard Holt Paperbacks 978-1-4668-5667-7 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91009-2 $25.00 xxxi+
1178
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.
anth Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91010-8 $25.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bruce Pennington  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / SFBC 14-1016912 $19.55 xxxi+
1178
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.
anth Bruce Pennington  
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