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Title: The Cruel Equations

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Title: The Cruel Equations Title Record # 58548
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1971-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A space explorer's life depends on his outsmarting the robot sentinel which is guarding his camp with inflexible attention to regulations.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1972 Italian Parola D'ordine
1973Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Die grausamen Gleichungen
1974Translated by Ben Zimet
French Cruelles équations

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? 1971-12-00 Robert Sheckley Doubleday 0-385-03495-4 $4.95 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Margo Herr  
Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? 1972-04-00 Robert Sheckley Doubleday / SFBC 2649 $1.49 vi+
182
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Margo Herr Checkmark
Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? 1972-06-00 Robert Sheckley Gollancz 0-575-01473-3 £1.80 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Urania #604 1972-10-29 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 604 350 Lit 168
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 Karel Thole  
Der grüne Jademond 1973-05-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0167) 3-442-23167-1 DM 3.00 155
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 Morris Scott Dollens Checkmark
Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? 1973-11-00 Robert Sheckley The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 1078   191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Same to You Doubled and Other Stories 1974-03-00 Robert Sheckley Pan Books 0-330-23988-0 £0.35 172
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
Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? 1974-04-00 Robert Sheckley DAW Books (DAW Collectors #99) UQ1106 $0.95 160
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 Hans Arnold Checkmark
Can You Feel Anything When I Do This? 1974-04-00 Robert Sheckley DAW Books / New American Library of Canada UQ1106 C$0.95 160
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 Hans Arnold Checkmark
Le temps meurtrier / Et quand je vous fais ça, vous sentez quelque chose ? 1974-05-27 Robert Sheckley OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #49) 2-7201-0001-3   444
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Et quand je vous fais ça, vous sentez quelque chose ? 1977-00-00 Robert Sheckley Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7014) 2-253-01805-8   222
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
Machines That Kill 1984-12-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Fred Saberhagen Ace Books 0-441-51358-1 $2.75 326
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 Walter Velez Checkmark
Tin Stars 1986-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Signet / New American Library 0-451-14395-7 $3.95 351
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 JAV Checkmark
Das zweite Robert Sheckley Buch 1986-12-00 Robert Sheckley Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24090) 3-404-24090-1 DM 10.00 720
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  
Das zweite Robert Sheckley Buch 1988-09-00 Robert Sheckley Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24090) 3-404-24090-1 DM 10.00 720
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 Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book Four 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     275
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing   $150.00 5 Vol.
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Machines That Kill 1992-05-00 ed. Fred Saberhagen Tor 0-812-52059-9 $3.50 341
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 Maelo Cintron Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book Four 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-423-6 $12.95 275
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  
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