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Title: Heresies of the Huge God Title Record # 52433
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
Date: 1966-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Subtitle: "The Secret Book of Harad IV".
Synopsis: A church scribe 900 years in the future describes how in the present time a creature thousands of miles long suddenly arrives on earth, causing enormous changes in geography and climate, and many devastating disasters. After the faction of humanity who believed the creature was God defeated that which considered it an alien and instituted a medieval theocracy.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1970Translated by Gisela Stege
German Ketzereien über den gewaltigen Gott [as by Brian Aldiss]
1973Translated by Bruno Martin
French Les écrits secrets de Harad IV
1977Translated by Marjan J. J. Oleff
Dutch Ketterijen Rond de Reuzegod
1980Translated by Nancy Rietbergen
Dutch Verkettering van de Kolossale God
1983Translated by Ronald Blunden
French Les hérétiques du dieu Colosse [as by Brian Aldiss]
1983Translated by Annette von Charpentier
German Die Häresien gegen den riesigen Gott
1985 German Die Häresien des Riesigen Gottes

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Magazine, August 1966 1966-08-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.60 196
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 Morrow Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], March-April 1967 1967-03-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Gold Star Publications   3/6 196
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 Morrow Checkmark
The Tenth Galaxy Reader 1967-06-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Doubleday   $4.50 232
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Peckolick Checkmark
The Tenth Galaxy Reader 1968-00-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Gollancz 0-575-00020-1 25/- 232
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Dark Stars 1969-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 01796 $0.95 x+
309
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 Ronald Walotsky 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 SF Seven: Science Fiction Stories 1970-00-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber 0-571-08808-2 £1.40 212
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Door to Anywhere 1970-00-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Curtis Books 123-07070-095 $0.95 224
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.
anth Checkmark
Das Monster im Park 1970-00-00 ed. Jürgen vom Scheidt Nymphenburger   DM 19.80 263
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Greiff-Poppen Checkmark
Door to Anywhere 1970-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Curtis Books 123-07070-075 $0.75 224
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.
anth Checkmark
Dark Stars 1971-09-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books (UK) 0-345-01796-X £0.35 309
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 Ronald Walotsky Checkmark
Invaders from Space 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Hawthorn Books   $6.95 xi+
241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Angela Arnet 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
Das Monster im Park 1973-12-00 ed. Jürgen vom Scheidt dtv (dtv Allgemeine Reihe #961) 3-485-00286-0 DM 4.80 235
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 Celestino Piatti Checkmark
Infinite Jests: The Lighter Side of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Chilton 0-8019-5931-4 $5.95 viii+
231
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jack Freas Checkmark
Tales of Terror from Outer Space 1975-00-00 ed. R. Chetwynd-Hayes Fontana (Fontana Tales of Terror) 0-00-613960-4 £0.45 190
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.
anth Checkmark
Best SF Seven 1975-02-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber 0-571-10694-3 £0.95 212
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 Checkmark
Evil Earths 1975-10-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Weidenfeld & Nicolson 0-297-77005-5 £4.25 x+
322
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Evil Earths 1976-05-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Orbit Book / Futura Publications 0-86007-889-2 £0.90 x+
322
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Jokers uit het Heelal 1977-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Luitingh (Luitingh SF Verhalen) 90-245-0405-8   221
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 Karel Thole 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
Evil Earths 1979-08-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Avon 0-380-44636-7 $2.50 318
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 Alex Ebel Checkmark
Wrede Werelden 1980-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Centripress (Centripress SF) 90-305-0195-2   279
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 Checkmark
Histoires divines 1983-06-00 ed. Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein, Jacques Goimard Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3782) 2-253-03152-6   477
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 Philippe Adamov 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
Titan 23 1985-03-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4171) 3-453-31133-7 DM 6.80 234+
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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 Jim Burns 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
Invaders! 1993-12-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-01519-0 $4.50 241
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 Joan Pelaez 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
Infinite Jests 2009-03-06 ed. Robert Silverberg Wildside Press 978-1-4344-5498-0 $14.99 240
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  
Invaders! 2013-03-25 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-119-1 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Ron Miller  
This Way to the End Times: Classic Tales of the Apocalypse 2016-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Three Rooms Press 978-1-941110-47-8 $19.95 xvii+
452
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 A. V. Flores Checkmark
This Way to the End Times: Classic Tales of the Apocalypse 2016-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Three Rooms Press 978-1-941110-48-5 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth A. V. Flores  
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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