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Title: The Moment of Eclipse

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Title: The Moment of Eclipse Title Record # 51071
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
Date: 1969-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Technically not quite genre, but atmospheric and kind of genre in the protagonist's head. Genre-adjacent.
Synopsis: A filmmaker forms an erotic attachment to a woman over a period of several years but before he can consummate it he comes to feel that he is inhabited by something moving within his body.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Bruno Martin
French L'instant de l'éclipse
1983Translated by Annette von Charpentier
German Der Moment der Eklipse

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Worlds,#190 May 1969 1969-05-00 ed. Langdon Jones New Worlds Publishing   5/- 64
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Gabi Nasemann 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
Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss 1971-09-00 Brian W. Aldiss Faber and Faber 0-571-04747-5 £1.95 260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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
Best Science Fiction Stories of Brian W. Aldiss 1972-07-00 Brian W. Aldiss Faber and Faber 0-571-09930-0 £0.80 260
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  
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
A Romance of the Equator: Best Fantasy Stories 1989-09-00 Brian W. Aldiss Gollancz 0-575-04211-7 £13.95 vi+
345
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lanfranco Checkmark
A Romance of the Equator: Best Fantasy Stories 1990-04-00 Brian W. Aldiss Atheneum / Macmillan 0-689-12053-2 $18.95 345
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lanfranco Checkmark
A Romance of the Equator: Best Fantasy Stories 1990-05-00 Brian W. Aldiss VGSF 0-575-04778-X £3.99 345
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 Lanfranco 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
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