Title: Working in the Spaceship Yards

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Title: Working in the Spaceship Yards Title Record # 56907
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
Date: 1969-04-09
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A worker in a yard which builds huge faster than light spaceships for exploration muses on the human condition, and how it is being taken over by androids and robots.
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Current Tags: human condition (1), robots (1), androids (1), faster than light travel (1), first person point of view (1), tongue in cheek (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Bruno Martin
French Sur des chantiers astronavals
1974Translated by Charlotte Winheller
German In den Raumschiffdocks

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Punch, April 9, 1969 1969-04-09 ed. Editors of Punch        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
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
The Year's Best Science Fiction No. 3 1970-05-00 ed. Brian Aldiss, Harry Harrison Sphere Books 43419 £0.30 206
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: 1969 1970-08-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss G. P. Putnam's Sons   $5.95 243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Best SF: 1969 1971-04-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Berkley Medallion 0-425-01982-9 $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 Paul Lehr 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
Science Fiction Story Reader 2 1974-07-00 ed. Herbert W. Franke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3398) 3-453-30293-1 DM 2.80 124
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 Jürgen Claus 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
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
The Road to Science Fiction Volume 5: The British Way 1998-02-00 ed. James Gunn Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-157-7 $14.99 622
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
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
Von Ballard bis Stableford 2001-04-00 ed. James Gunn Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #101) 3-453-17953-6 DM 24.90 508
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 Jürgen Rogner Checkmark
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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