ISFDB banner

Title: Goodlife

You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.

Title: Goodlife Title Record # 46256
Author: Fred Saberhagen
Date: 1963-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Berserker (Fred Saberhagen)
Language: English
Synopsis: Two humans who have been captured by an ancient, enormous, sentient spacecraft which has the goal of destroying any life which it encounters meet a man who was born inside the machine and raised to serve it, and knows nothing of the outside universe.
User Rating: 8.00 (1 vote) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: berserker machine (1), ship AI (1), space war (1), hard sf (1), war with machines (1), interstellar travel (1), FTL travel (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1966 French Les prisonniers de la machine
1986Translated by Leonore Petz.
German Goodlife
1991 Italian La buona sorte
1991Translated by Pierre Billon
French Bonnevie

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Worlds of Tomorrow, December 1963 1963-12-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corp.   $0.50 164
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 Bruno Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #26 1966-06-00 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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Berserker 1967-01-00 Fred Saberhagen Ballantine Books U5063 $0.60 190
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
Berserker 1970-10-00 Fred Saberhagen Penguin Books 0-14-002694-0 £0.30 224
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 Franco Grignani Checkmark
Berserker 1978-09-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05404-8 $1.75 viii+
243
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 Boris Checkmark
Alpha 9 1978-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Berkley Books 0-425-03838-6 $1.75 ix+
180
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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Berserker 1979-09-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05404-8 $1.75 243
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Berserker 1980-06-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05423-4 $1.95 243
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
La guerre des Berserkers 1982-06-00 Fred Saberhagen Temps Futurs (Space Fiction) 2-86607-015-1 F55.00 247
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 Manchu Checkmark
Berserker 1982-11-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05463-3 $2.50 243
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Berserker 1982-11-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05463-3 $2.50 iv+
243
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 Boris Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1983-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-445-3 $16.95 538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1984-02-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-446-1 $8.95 538
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  
Berserker 1984-04-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05480-3 $2.75 243
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Berserker 1984-04-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05469-2 $2.95 243
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  
Machines That Kill 1984-12-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-51358-1 $2.75 326
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 Walter Velez Checkmark
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $8.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Berserker 1985-00-00 Fred Saberhagen Penguin Books 0-14-002694-0 £1.95 224
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 Mike Litherland Checkmark
Berserker 1985-12-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05490-0 $2.95 [8]+
243
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 Boris Checkmark
Berserker 1986-01-00 Fred Saberhagen Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3692) 3-8118-3692-7 DM 8.80 192
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 Boris Checkmark
Berserker 1986-07-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05495-1 $2.95 243
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Saberhagen: My Best 1987-05-00 Fred Saberhagen Baen 0-671-65645-7 $2.95 311
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
Saberhagen: My Best 1987-05-00 Fred Saberhagen Baen 0-671-65645-7 C$3.95 311
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 Tom Kidd Checkmark
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1988-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $9.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karen Nelson  
Berserker 1988-07-00 Fred Saberhagen Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3855) 3-8118-3855-5 DM 8.80 192
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 Lehr Checkmark
Urania #1152 1991-05-05 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 1152 4,500 Lit 176
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 Vicente Segrelles  
Les machines de mort 1991-07-00 Fred Saberhagen L'Atalante (Bibliothèque de l'Evasion) 2-905158-45-X   313
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
Machines That Kill 1992-05-00 ed. Fred Saberhagen Tor 0-812-52059-9 $3.50 341
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 Maelo Cintron Checkmark
Berserker 1992-09-00 Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05495-1 $4.99 243
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
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1994-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $ 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Berserkers: The Beginning 1998-07-00 Fred Saberhagen Baen 0-671-87884-0 $5.99 377
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.
omni David Mattingly Checkmark
Les berserkers: Tome 1 2001-11-00 Fred Saberhagen L'Atalante (La Dentelle du Cygne) 2-84172-193-0   896
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.
omni Gess  
Berserker 2003-06-00 Fred Saberhagen Thorndike Press 0-7862-5485-8 $28.95 329
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Berserker 2012-11-06 Fred Saberhagen JSS Literary Productions 978-1-937422-22-6 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Berserker date unknown Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05490-0 $2.95 243
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Berserker date unknown Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-05462-5 $2.25 243
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
View all covers for Goodlife (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page)
Copyright (c) 1995-2018 Al von Ruff.
ISFDB Engine - Version 4.00 (04/24/06)