Title: Confluence

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Title: Confluence Title Record # 44487
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
Date: 1967-08-30
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A report on the subtleties of the 11 million year old language of an alien race, with a list of words and their meanings.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1967 Confluence: A Guide for Earthspeakers
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Bruno Martin
French Confluence
1983Translated by Annette von Charpentier
German Konfluenz

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Punch, August 30, 1967 1967-08-30 ed. Editors of Punch     2/- 52
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag Checkmark
SF 12 1968-08-00 ed. Judith Merril Delacorte Press   $5.95 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Smith Checkmark
SF 12 1969-06-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 7815 $0.75 384
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
SF 12 1969-06-00 ed. Judith Merril Dell 7815 C$0.75 384
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
The Moment of Eclipse 1970-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Faber and Faber 0-571-09570-4 £1.50 215
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jerome Gask Checkmark
The Best of Sci-Fi 12 1970-09-00 ed. Judith Merril Mayflower 0-583-11784-8 7/- 364+
[4]
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Moment of Eclipse 1972-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Doubleday   $5.95 [10]+
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Margo Herr Checkmark
L'instant de l'éclipse 1973-02-19 Brian W. Aldiss Denoël (Présence du Futur #164)     247
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 Moment of Eclipse 1973-11-00 Brian W. Aldiss Panther 0-586-03776-4 £0.35 187
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 Bob Haberfield Checkmark
The Moment of Eclipse 1979-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Panther 0-586-03776-4 £1.25 187
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 Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
The Moment of Eclipse 1979-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Granada 0-586-03776-4   189
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
Der Moment der Eklipse 1983-10-00 Brian W. Aldiss Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24049) 3-404-24049-9 DM 6.80 253
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 Tim White Checkmark
The Moment of Eclipse 1985-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Panther / Granada 0-586-03776-4 £1.95 187
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss 1988-04-00 Brian W. Aldiss Gollancz 0-575-04210-9 £11.95 328
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Man in His Time: Best SF Stories 1989-05-00 Brian Aldiss VGSF 0-575-04530-2 £3.50 328
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
Man in His Time: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss 1989-09-00 Brian W. Aldiss Atheneum / Macmillan 0-689-12052-4 $19.95 328
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ed Soyka Checkmark
Man in His Time: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss 1990-10-00 Brian W. Aldiss Collier / Macmillan 0-02-030225-8 $4.95 328
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 Ed Soyka Checkmark
A Tupolev Too Far and Other Stories 1993-07-23 Brian Aldiss HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224033-5 £14.99 200
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Sergeí Sharov Checkmark
A Tupolev Too Far and Other Stories 1994-02-00 Brian Aldiss St. Martin's Press 0-312-10565-7 $18.95 200
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Sergeí Sharov Checkmark
A Tupolev Too Far and Other Stories 1994-10-24 Brian W. Aldiss HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647631-7 £4.99 [7]+
232
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 Fred Gambino Checkmark
The Moment of Eclipse 2000-00-00 Brian Aldiss House of Stratus 0-7551-0079-4 £6.99 207
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 Derek Edwards Checkmark
Man in His Time: The Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss date unknown Brian W. Aldiss Atheneum / Macmillan 0-689-12052-4 $19.95 328
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ed Soyka Checkmark
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