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Title: The Flat-Eyed Monster Title Record # 45864
Author: William Tenn
Date: 1955-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
Synopsis: A professor is kidnapped by aliens with a one-way matter transfer beam. The alien abhor the flat-eyed monster who doesn't even communicate. They don't know that even when the professor can't send thoughts, he receives them very well and understands what the aliens are saying to themselves. And soon the flat-eyed monster is on loose and rampaging through a peaceful city.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1956 French Le monstre aux yeux plats
1959Translated by an uncredited translator
Italian Il mostro dagli occhi piatti
1966Translated by Walter Ernsting
German Das flachäugige Monster
1972Translated by Gretl Friedmann
German Das flachäugige Ungeheuer

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, August 1955 1955-08-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 148
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 Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], No. 32 1955-11-00 ed. H. L. Gold Strato Publications   2/- 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 Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #27 February 1956 1956-02-00 ed.
Editors of Galaxie (1ère série)?Editors of Galaxie (1ere serie)
Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148
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 Checkmark
The Human Angle 1956-08-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books H159 $2.00 152
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Human Angle 1956-08-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books 159 $0.35 152
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
Galaxy #10 1959-03-00 ed. R. Valente Editrice Due Mondi (Italy) 10 Lit 150 128
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 Wenzel Checkmark
The Human Angle 1964-04-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books U2190 $0.50 152
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 Human Angle 1964-04-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books U2190 C$0.50 152
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
Galaxy 6 1966-08-00 ed. Walter Ernsting Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3077) 3077 DM 2.40 158
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.
anth Atelier Heinrichs & Bachmann Checkmark
The Human Angle 1968-06-00 William Tenn Ballantine Books U6135 $0.75 152
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 menschliche Standpunkt 1972-10-00 William Tenn Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3313) 3313 DM 2.80 158
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 Atelier Frank & Zaugg Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2001-02-00 William Tenn NESFA Press 1-886778-19-1 $29.00 vii+
618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2001-07-00 William Tenn NESFA Press 1-886778-19-1 $29.00 vii+
618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Immodest Proposals: The Complete Science Fiction of William Tenn, Volume 1 2002-09-00 William Tenn NESFA Press / SFBC 52644 $14.50 618
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
The Human Angle 2013-02-00 William Tenn Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12924-5 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Worst Contact 2016-01-05 ed. Hank Davis Baen 978-1-4767-8098-6 $14.00 362
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 Stephen Hickman Checkmark
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