Title: The Village Swindler

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Title: The Village Swindler Title Record # 56902
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
Date: 1968-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION [non-genre]
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in The International, October 1968. Not really genre. Atmospheric/disturbing.
Synopsis: An Englishman has a heart attack on a train in India, so he and his daughter stay briefly at a Hindu doctor's house, where she has some unsettling encounters with a poor man of the scheduled (untouchable) caste.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973 French Le filou du village
1983 German Der Dorfschwindler

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Moment of Eclipse 1970-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Faber and Faber 0-571-09570-4 £1.50 215 hc? coll Jerome Gask Checkmark
Moment of Eclipse 1972-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Doubleday   $5.95 [10]+
224
hc? coll Margo Herr Checkmark
L'instant de l'éclipse 1973-02-19 Brian W. Aldiss Denoël (Présence du Futur #164)     247 pb? coll Checkmark
The Moment of Eclipse 1973-11-00 Brian W. Aldiss Panther 0-586-03776-4 £0.35 187 pb? coll Bob Haberfield Checkmark
Decade the 1960s 1977-01-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Macmillan UK 0-333-19002-5 £3.95 287 hc? anth  
The Moment of Eclipse 1979-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Panther 0-586-03776-4 £1.25 187 pb? coll Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
The Moment of Eclipse 1979-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Granada 0-586-03776-4   189 pb? coll Checkmark
Decade The 1960s 1979-06-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss Pan Books 0-330-25767-6 £0.90 287 pb? anth Chris Moore 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? coll Tim White Checkmark
The Moment of Eclipse 1985-00-00 Brian W. Aldiss Panther / Granada 0-586-03776-4 £1.95 187 pb? 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? 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? 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? coll Lanfranco Checkmark
The Moment of Eclipse 2000-00-00 Brian Aldiss House of Stratus 0-7551-0079-4 £6.99 207 tp? coll Derek Edwards Checkmark
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