Title: The Worm That Flies

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Title: The Worm That Flies Title Record # 56908
Author: Brian W. Aldiss
Date: 1968-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: In a distant future where immortal humans have taken on different shapes and lives, as trees, or apes, or other forms, humans seek for meaning within life.
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Current Tags: far future (1), human evolution (1), immortality (1), life's work (1), family (1), death (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1968 The Worm That Flies [as by Brian Aldiss]
Year Language Title
1969Translated by Guy Abadia
French Le ver ailé
1970 Italian Il verme che vola
1973Translated by Bruno Martin
French Le ver qui vole
1975Translated by Dolf Strasser.
German Der fliegende Wurm
1983Translated by Annette von Charpentier
German Der Wurm, der fliegt

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Farthest Reaches 1968-08-00 ed. Joseph Elder Trident     217
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Histoires stellaires 1969-00-00 ed. uncredited OPTA (Fiction Spécial #15)   F6.00 224
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".
anth Moebius Checkmark
World's Best Science Fiction: 1969 1969-05-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Terry Carr Ace Books 91352 $0.95 380
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
World's Best Science Fiction 1969 1969-09-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Terry Carr Ace Books / SFBC 1908   381
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Farthest Reaches 1969-09-00 ed. Joseph Elder Pocket Books 0-671-75456-4 $0.75 x+
177
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
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
Metamorfosi 1970 1970-01-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim, Terry Carr Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #38)   2,700 Lit 364
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gian Mario Scuratti  
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-Stories 51 1975-08-00 ed. uncredited Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #97 (3159)) 3-548-03159-5 DM 3.80 128
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 Robert Foster 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 Legend Book of Science Fiction 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Legend 0-7126-5010-5 £8.99 vii+
672
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  
The Legend Book of Science Fiction 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Legend 0-7126-4861-5 £14.99 vii+
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1992-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-07238-4 $27.50 672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1992-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 19603 $12.98 vii+
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1993-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-08847-7 $15.95 vii+
672
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  
Immortals 1998-07-00 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Ace Books 0-441-00539-X $5.99 x+
255
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 Jean-François Podevin 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
Immortals 2013-03-15 ed. Jack Dann, Gardner Dozois Baen 978-1-62579-113-9 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Ron Miller  
Four for Fantasy 2013-11-01 ed. Brian Aldiss, Joanne Harris, Joe Hill, Richard Christian Matheson PS Publishing 978-1-84863-668-2 £12.00 76
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michael Smith (artist) Checkmark
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