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Title: Are You Listening? Title Record # 56352
Author: Harlan Ellison
Date: 1958-12-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: Originally published in Amazing Science Fiction Stories, December 1958 and reprinted under the title "The Forces that Crush" in the first edition of "Ellison Wonderland" and at least two printings of "Earthman Go Home". The story was (lightly) rewritten for publication in "The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World", where it appeared under the original title. Ellison explains this in a note with the story "Back to the Drawing Boards" in "Ellison Wonderland" (the August, 1974 Signet printing Most of the later printings and editions have the rewritten version.
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1958 The Forces That Crush
Year Language Title
1972Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Die Kräfte der Zermalmung
1979Translated by Jacques Chambon
French Est-ce que vous écoutez ?

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Amazing Science Fiction Stories, December 1958 1958-12-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $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 Edward Valigursky Checkmark
Ellison Wonderland 1962-06-00 Harlan Ellison Paperback Library 52-149 $0.50 191
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 Victor Kalin Checkmark
Earthman, Go Home 1964-12-00 Harlan Ellison Paperback Library 52-508 $0.50 191
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
Earthman, Go Home 1964-12-00 Harlan Ellison Paperback Library 52-508 C$0.50 191
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
Earthman, Go Home 1968-07-00 Harlan Ellison Paperback Library 53-727 $0.60 191
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 Caras Checkmark
Earthman, Go Home 1968-07-00 Harlan Ellison Paperback Library 53-727 C$0.60 191
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 Caras Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1969-07-00 Harlan Ellison Avon V2300 $0.75 254
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1969-07-00 Harlan Ellison Avon V2300 C$0.75 254
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1970-03-00 Harlan Ellison Avon / SFBC 2187   245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Alone Against Tomorrow 1971-03-00 Harlan Ellison Macmillan   $6.95 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Brad Johannsen Checkmark
Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative Fiction 1971-06-00 Harlan Ellison Macmillan / SFBC 3345 $1.69 277
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Brad Johannsen Checkmark
Alone Against Tomorrow 1972-00-00 Harlan Ellison Collier Books 01978 $1.25 312
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 Brad Johannsen Checkmark
Der silberne Korridor 1972-10-00 Harlan Ellison Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #0152) 3-442-23152-3 DM 4.00 181
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 Eyke Volkmer  
Into the Unknown 1973-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6342-5 $6.50 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Alone Against Tomorrow 1974-00-00 Harlan Ellison Collier Books 01978 $1.25 312
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 Brad Johannsen Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1974-04-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library Y5870 $1.25 254
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 Pepper Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1974-04-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library of Canada Y5870 C$1.25 254
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 Pepper Checkmark
The Time of the Eye 1974-05-00 Harlan Ellison Panther 0-586-03935-X £0.35 156
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative Fiction 1976-00-00 Harlan Ellison Collier Books 0-02-019780-2 $1.95 312
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 Brad Johannsen Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1976-07-00 Harlan Ellison Millington 0-86000-065-6 £3.50 vi+
215
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1976-07-00 Harlan Ellison Signet W7235 $1.50 254
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 Pepper Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1979-00-00 Harlan Ellison Signet / New American Library 0-451-08590-6 $1.75 254
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 Pepper Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1979-09-00 Harlan Ellison Pan Books 0-330-25575-4 £0.90 215
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 Stuart Hughes (artist) Checkmark
La bête qui criait amour au coeur du monde 1979-10-22 Harlan Ellison Les Humanoïdes Associés (Harlan Ellison : Oeuvres #3) 2-7316-0006-3   292
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 Keleck Checkmark
The Time of the Eye 1981-00-00 Harlan Ellison Panther / Granada 0-586-03935-X £1.25 156
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 David Jackson Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1984-11-00 Harlan Ellison Bluejay Books (Bluejay Special Edition) 0-312-94027-0 $6.95 252
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  
Edgeworks 4: Love Ain't Nothing But Sex Misspelled / The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 1997-11-00 Harlan Ellison White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-963-2 $21.99 xx+
xxx+
350+
xxii+
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni John K. Snyder, III Checkmark
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 2012-03-05 Harlan Ellison Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12361-8 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Ellison Wonderland 2012-03-05 Harlan Ellison Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12355-7 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 2014-04-01 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-0488-9 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Beast That Shouted Love at the Heart of the World 2014-06-03 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-4288-1 $14.99 300
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  
Ellison Wonderland 2015-09-01 Harlan Ellison PS Publishing 978-1-84863-677-4 $55.00 352
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ben Baldwin  
Alone Against Tomorrow: Stories of Alienation in Speculative Fiction date unknown Harlan Ellison Collier Books 0-02-019780-2 $3.95 313
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 Brad Johannsen Checkmark
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