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Title: The Defenders Title Record # 46241
Author: Philip K. Dick
Date: 1953-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: librivox.org, starshipsofa.com, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Current Tags: X Minus 1 (2), Librivox (1), alternatives to war (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1954 Italian I difensori
1958Translated by Lothar Heinecke
German Die Verteidiger
1964Translated by Michel Demuth
French Les défenseurs
1967 Italian La guerra continua
1979Translated by Nada Kralj
Croatian Zaštitnici [as by Phillip K. Dick]
1986New translation by Rainer Schmidt. DON'T MERGE WITH PREVIOUS SAME-TITLED novelette.
German Die Verteidiger
1994 Italian I difensori della Terra
1998Yet another translation, this time by Walter Grossbein
German Die Verteidiger
2014 Polish Czaszka

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, January 1953 1953-01-00 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
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], v3 #5 1953-06-00 ed. H. L. Gold Thorpe and Porter   1/6 160
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
I Romanzi di Urania #33 1954-01-30 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 33 130 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
Galaxis Science Fiction, #5 1958-07-00 ed. Lothar Heinecke Moewig   DM 1.50 128
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 Kirberger Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #5 1964-09-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164
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 Dember Checkmark
Invasion of the Robots 1965-04-00 ed. Roger Elwood Paperback Library 52-519 $0.50 157
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
La guerra è sempre la guerra 1967-11-00 ed. Ruggero Leonardi De Carlo Editore (Italy)   4,000 Lit 393
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ferruccio Alessandri Checkmark
Invasion of the Robots 1969-03-00 ed. Roger Elwood Paperback Library 63-078 $0.60 157
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Invasion of the Robots 1969-03-00 ed. Roger Elwood Paperback Library 63-078 C$0.60 157
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Les chefs-d'œuvre de la science-fiction?Les chefs-d'oeuvre de la science-fiction
1970-04-30 ed. Jacques Sternberg Planète (Anthologie Planète)     458
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth André Béguin Checkmark
The Book of Philip K. Dick 1973-02-00 Philip K. Dick DAW Books (DAW Collectors #44) UQ1044 $0.95 187
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Book of Philip K. Dick 1973-02-00 Philip K. Dick DAW Books / New American Library of Canada UQ1044 C$0.95 187
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
The Turning Wheel and Other Stories 1977-07-00 Philip K. Dick Coronet 0-340-21829-0 £0.80 189
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 Geoff Taylor Checkmark
Sirius, #39 1979-09-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   20 din. 148
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 Pujolar Checkmark
There Will Be War 1983-01-00 ed. John F. Carr, J. E. Pournelle Tor 0-523-48555-7 $2.95 352
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
There Will Be War 1984-01-00 ed. John F. Carr, J. E. Pournelle Tor 0-523-48555-7 $2.95 352
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
Robots, Androids, and Mechanical Oddities: The Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick 1984-06-00 Philip K. Dick Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-1159-3 $19.95 ix+
261
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Histoires de guerres futures 1985-03-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Jacques Goimard, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3819) 2-253-03629-3   412
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 Manchu Checkmark
Robots, Androids, and Mechanical Oddities: The Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick 1986-02-00 Philip K. Dick Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-1178-X $15.95 ix+
261
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 Richard Hendel Checkmark
Kosmische Puppen und andere Lebensformen 1986-10-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4328) 3-453-31321-6 DM 12.80 543
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1987-05-00 Philip K. Dick Underwood-Miller 0-88733-052-5 $125.00 xxii+
404
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Battlefields Beyond Tomorrow: Science Fiction War Stories 1987-12-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-64105-4 $8.98 xiii+
650
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1988-11-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-04407-1 £12.95 [12]+
404
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford 1990-04-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1153-2 $12.95 xxii+
404
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 Kevin Kelly Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1990-05-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3 £5.99 510
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Le presenze invisibili. Volume primo 1994-06-00 Philip K. Dick Interno Giallo / Mondadori (IperFICTION) 88-04-38520-0 32,000 Lit 490
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Giovanni Mulazzani  
Nouvelles 1947-1952 1994-10-00 Philip K. Dick Denoël (Présences) 2-207-24065-7   756
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Elrik , Frank Ronan  
Und jenseits — das Wobb 1998-00-00 Philip K. Dick Haffmans 3-251-20275-8 DM 36.00 363
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nikolaus Heidelbach Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub 1999-00-00 Philip K. Dick Millennium / Orion 1-85798-879-5 £7.99 vi+
404
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
The Short Happy Life of the Brown Oxford 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-1153-2 $14.95 404
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  
Der unmögliche Planet 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #13656) 3-453-21731-4 €12.95 831
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
Paycheck and Other Classic Stories By Philip K. Dick 2003-09-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-2630-0 $14.95 [18]+
404
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 Bachem Checkmark
Der unmögliche Planet 2004-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne 3-453-21731-4 €12.95 830+
[2]
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
Der unmögliche Planet 2007-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne 978-3-453-21731-7 €12.95 830
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
Human Is? 2007-03-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 978-0-575-08034-8 £7.99 438
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 Sue Michniewicz  
Und jenseits — das Wobb 2008-01-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-808-3 €14.90 640
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob  
Human Is?: A Philip K. Dick Reader 2008-09-18 Philip K. Dick Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08583-1 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Defenders 2009-05-12 Philip K. Dick Project Gutenberg 28767    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 017 2009-05-21 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Short Science Fiction Collection 24 2009-08-07 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
StarShipSofa, No 139 2010-06-02 ed. Tony C. Smith StarShipSofa   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
The Defenders and Others: The Classic Short Fiction of Philip K. Dick 2010-06-03 Philip K. Dick Wildside Press 978-1-4344-0947-8 $6.99 234
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  
X Minus One Project 2010-08-09 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
The King of the Elves 2011-01-00 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-340-2 $40.00 487
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
The King of the Elves 2011-01-00 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-339-6 $60.00 487
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
The Military Megapack: 25 Great Tales of War 2011-05-31 ed. John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-3106-6 $12.00 646
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  
The Military Megapack: 25 Great Tales of War 2011-05-31 ed. John Gregory Betancourt Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-3825-6 $0.99 unpaged
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Best of Philip K. Dick 2011-11-15 Philip K. Dick Halcyon Press 978-0-9830676-7-2 $14.95 230
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  
Und jenseits — das Wobb 2012-08-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-808-3   640
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob Checkmark
The Best of Philip K. Dick 2013-02-12 Philip K. Dick Echo Point Books & Media 978-0-615-56118-9 $14.95 iv+
224
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
Anthology of Sci-Fi V2: The Pulp Writers: Philip K. Dick 2013-04-01 Philip K. Dick Spastic Cat Press (Anthology of Sci-Fi #2) 978-1-4837-0110-3 $12.99 188
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 Philip K. Dick Megapack: 15 Classic Science Fiction Stories 2013-04-03 Philip K. Dick Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4676-3 $0.99 308
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Defenders 2013-05-13 Philip K. Dick Read Books 978-1-4733-0565-6 £5.95 44
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.
chap  
The Early Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick 2013-07-17 Philip K. Dick Dover Publications 978-0-486-31619-2 $9.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Early Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick 2013-08-22 Philip K. Dick Dover Publications 978-0-486-49733-4 $9.95 ix+
258
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 Defenders 2013-12-31 Philip K. Dick HarperPerennial Classics 978-1-4434-3324-2 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Science Fiction Gems, Volume Seven 2014-05-20 ed. Gregory Luce Armchair Fiction (Armchair Science Fiction & Horror Gems #13) 978-1-61287-207-0 $12.95 200
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  
Krótki szczęśliwy żywot brązowego oksforda?Krotki szczesliwy zywot brazowego oksforda
2014-06-04 Philip K. Dick REBIS 978-83-7818-536-9 59.90 zł 623
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wojciech Siudmak Checkmark
The Defenders 2014-06-21 Philip K. Dick Running Press 978-1-63295-522-7 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
The Defenders 2015-03-01 Philip K. Dick Positronic Publishing 978-1-63384-764-4 $3.99 26
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.
chap  
Beyond Lies the Wub 2015-03-20 Philip K. Dick Positronic Publishing 978-1-63384-802-3 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The King of the Elves 2015-12-02 Philip K. Dick Brilliance Audio 978-1-4558-1470-1 $19.99  
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
coll  
The Defenders 2016-01-15 Philip K. Dick Moran Press 978-1-4733-7952-7 $2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Paycheck and Other Classic Stories By Philip K. Dick 2016-07-26 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press / Kensington Publishing Corp. 978-0-8065-3796-2 $16.00 404
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  
There Will Be War date unknown ed. John F. Carr, J. E. Pournelle Tor 0-523-48555-7 $3.95 352
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
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3 £5.99 510
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20764-3 £5.99 510
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Beyond Lies the Wub date unknown Philip K. Dick HarperCollins (UK) 0-586-20764-3 £6.99 510
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
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