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Title: Shape Title Record # 40949
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1953-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: escapepod.org
Language: English
Note: Word count: 5798 words (based on the text available at escapepod.org)
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1953 Keep Your Shape
Year Language Title
1954 French Les délices de Capoue
1955Italian translation by G.S.
Italian Nuova Invasione
1965Translated by Walter Ernsting
German Die Versuchung des Formlosen
1968Translated by Henk Bouwman
Dutch Vorm
1974 French Gardez la forme
1986Translated by Bruno Ogorelec
Croatian Oblik
2009Translated by Michael Görden
German Formfragen

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, November 1953 1953-11-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 164
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 Emsh Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1954-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books 73 $0.35 169
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 Jack Coggins Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1954-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books H-73 $2.50 169
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 13 1954-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   1/6 132
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 Emsh Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #6 May 1954 1954-05-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 132
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1955-00-00 Robert Sheckley Michael Joseph (Novels of Tomorrow)   12/- 253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
I Romanzi di Urania #67 1955-01-10 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 67 130 Lit 128
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
Argosy (UK), May 1955 1955-05-00 ed. Editors of Argosy (UK) The Amalgamated Press      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Untouched by Human Hands 1960-11-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books 437K $0.35 169
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 Blanchard Checkmark
Galaxy 4 1965-12-00 ed. Walter Ernsting Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3060) 3060 DM 2.40 157
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.
anth Atelier Heinrichs Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1967-04-00 Robert Sheckley Four Square Books 1804 3/6 125
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 Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1967-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books U2855 $0.50 169+
[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.
coll Checkmark
Van Aardse Smetten Vrij 1968-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1163) 1163 ƒ2.50 187
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.
coll Dick Bruna Checkmark
Gates to Tomorrow: An Introduction to Science Fiction 1973-04-00 ed. Andre Norton, Ernestine Donaldy Atheneum 0-689-30321-1 $6.50 264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Ceux d'ailleurs 1974-05-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #3)   F9.50 254
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 Bernard Moro Checkmark
Ceux d'ailleurs 1974-05-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #3)     254
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 Bernard Moro Checkmark
Alpha 7 1977-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Berkley Medallion 0-425-03530-1 $1.50 x+
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.
anth Randy Weidner Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1979-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ace Books 0-441-84680-7 $1.75 214
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 Olivia Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-266-3 $8.95 xii+
754
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 Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction 1980-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-246-9 $19.95 xii+
754
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc.  
Urania #880 1981-03-22 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 880 1,200 Lit 204
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 Karel Thole  
Is That What People Do? 1984-08-00 Robert Sheckley Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-063707-4 $19.95 402
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Gambale Checkmark
Sirius, #123 1986-08-05 ed.
Milivoj Pašiček?Milivoj Pasicek
Milivoj Pashichek
Vjesnik   250 din. 132
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.
mag
Nenad Opačić?Nenad Opacic
Nenad Opachic
Checkmark
Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century 1987-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Avenel Books 0-517-64124-0 $8.98 x+
726
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing   $150.00 5 Vol.
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
E. J. Gold's Guide to the Galaxy and Beyond the Unknown, Vol. I 1992-03-00 ed. E. J. Gold Sirius Science Fiction 0-89556-101-8 $175.00 97
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-420-1 $12.95 331
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  
The Masque of Mañana 2005-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mañana 2005-12-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press / SFBC 1202183 $14.50 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Monsters and Other Science Fiction Tales 2008-04-00 Robert Sheckley Wildside Press 978-1-4344-7005-8 $14.95 138
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
A Sheckley Trilogy: Three Classic Tales of Science Fiction 2008-04-14 Robert Sheckley Wonder Audiobooks, LLC      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll Checkmark
The Masque of Mañana 2008-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Der widerspenstige Planet 2009-11-02 Robert Sheckley Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52562-7 €10.95 [1]+
700
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Keep Your Shape 2010-05-12 Robert Sheckley Project Gutenberg 32346    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
"The Perfect Woman" and Other Stories 2011-06-09 Robert Sheckley Armchair Fiction (Armchair Fiction Masters of Science Fiction #3) 978-1-61287-040-3 $16.95 320
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.
coll Ed Valigursky  
Store of the Worlds: The Stories of Robert Sheckley 2012-05-01 Robert Sheckley New York Review of Books (NYRB Classics) 978-1-59017-494-4 $17.95 xi+
396
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 Keith Carter Checkmark
Escape Pod, EP455 2014-07-21 ed. Norm Sherman Escape Artists, Inc.   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
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