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Title: The Longest Science-Fiction Story Ever Told Title Record # 44126
Author: Arthur C. Clarke
Date: 1966-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Current Tags: science fiction (1), hard sf (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1966 A Recursion in Metastories
1966 The Longest Science Fiction Story Ever Told
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Leni Sobez
German Die längste Science-Fiction-Geschichte, die je erzählt wurde ...
1983Translated by George W. Barlow revised by Tom Clegg.
French La plus longue histoire de science-fiction jamais contée
1986Translated by Michael Nagula.
German Die längste SF-Geschichte, die jemals erzählt wurde

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, October 1966 1966-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.60 196
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 Dember Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1972-04-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-196810-1 $5.95 viii+
193
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Carl Smith Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1973-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt Brace Jovanovich / SFBC 5543 $1.49 viii+
178
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Carl Smith Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1973-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library Q5581 $0.95 viii+
168
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
The Wind from the Sun 1973-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library of Canada Q5581 C$0.95 viii+
168
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
Science-Fiction-Stories 37 1974-06-00 Arthur C. Clarke Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #69 (3054)) 3-548-03054-8 DM 2.80 127+
[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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1974-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers (Corgi SF Collector's Library) 0-552-09654-7 £0.35 188
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
The Wind from the Sun 1975-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library Y6607 $1.25 viii+
168
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
The Wind from the Sun 1976-00-00 Arthur C. Clarke Corgi (Corgi SF Collector's Library) 0-552-09654-7 £0.65 188
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
The Wind from the Sun 1982-04-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library 0-451-11475-2 $1.95 viii+
168
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1982-04-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library of Canada 0-451-11475-2 C$2.25 viii+
168
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 Paul Alexander Checkmark
Le vent venu du soleil 1983-04-25 Arthur C. Clarke Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5164) 2-266-01278-9   249
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1983-07-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-28052-X £1.75 188
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 Stephen Bradbury Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1983-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Pan Books 0-330-28052-X £1.75 188
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 Stephen Bradbury Checkmark
Ein Treffen mit Medusa 1986-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24086) 3-404-24086-3 DM 10.00 492
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 D. B. Mattingly Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1987-03-00 Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library 0-451-14754-5 $3.50 xi+
244
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
The Wind from the Sun 1990-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04842-5 £3.50 193
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 Terry Pastor  
Le vent venu du soleil 1993-05-00 Arthur C. Clarke Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5164) 2-266-06106-2   249
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-85062-X $35.00 990+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orbit 1-85723-271-2 £25.00 990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Tor / SFBC 05435 $17.98 990
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun 1996-09-00 Arthur C. Clarke Vista 0-575-60052-7 £4.99 viii+
193
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 Splash , Terry Pastor Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Orb 0-312-85509-5 $27.95 990
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 Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2000-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07065-X £20.00 x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll blacksheep Design Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Tor 0-312-87821-4 $29.95 x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-02-00 Arthur C. Clarke Tor / SFBC 35027 $14.98 x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2001-10-00 Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-323-8 £9.99 x+
966
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 Blacksheep  
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2002-01-00 Arthur C. Clarke Orb 0-312-87860-5 $17.95 x+
966
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 Drive Communications Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke 2008-11-03 Arthur C. Clarke Paw Prints 978-1-4395-6906-1 $28.95 966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Odyssées : l'intégrale des nouvelles 2013-11-00 Arthur C. Clarke Bragelonne 978-2-35294-684-7 €28.00 1116
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 Wind from the Sun date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Signet Y6607 $1.25 viii+
168
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
The Wind from the Sun date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Signet Q5581 $0.95 viii+
168
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
The Wind from the Sun date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library Y6607 $1.25 viii+
168
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
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Tor 0-312-87821-4 $29.95 x+
966
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Drive Communications Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Signet / New American Library Q5581 $0.95 [viii]+
168
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
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-323-8 £14.99 x+
966
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 Blacksheep Checkmark
The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Orb 0-312-87860-5 $19.95 x+
966
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 Drive Communications Checkmark
The Wind from the Sun date unknown Arthur C. Clarke Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-196810-1 $5.95 viii+
193
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Carl Smith Checkmark
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