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Title: The Choice Title Record # 58861
Author: Wayland Hilton-Young
Date: 1952-03-19
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
User Rating: 10.00 (2 votes) Including variants and translations: 10.00 (3 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1953 The Choice [as by W. Hilton-Young]
1966 The Choice [as by Wayland Young]
Year Language Title
1965Translated by Romolo Minelli
Italian La scelta [as by W. Hilton-Young]
1972Translated by Göncz Árpád
Hungarian A választás [as by W. Hilton-Young]
1973Translated by an unknown hand
Spanish La elección
1977Translated by Goran Pavelić
Croatian Izbor [as by W. Hilton-Young]
1984Translated by Bernard Raison
French Le choix [as by W. Hilton-Young]
1985Translated by Mischa Veld
Dutch De Keus [as by W. Hilton-Young]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Punch, March 19, 1952 1952-03-19 ed. Editors of Punch        
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
mag  
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1952-11-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers  
$3.50?$: US dollar
xiii+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1953-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers / SFBC  
$1.90?$: US dollar
xiv+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1953-04-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers     xiv+
562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Strange Adventures in Science Fiction 1954-06-00 ed. Groff Conklin Grayson & Grayson  
9/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
238
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1963-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books AS516
$0.95?$: US dollar
287
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
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1963-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books AS516
$0.95?$: US dollar
287
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  
Spectrum 4 1965-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Harcourt, Brace & World  
$4.50?$: US dollar
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Spectrum IV 1965-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Gollancz  
21/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
L'altare a mezzanotte: 50 racconti di fantascienza 1965-07-30 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #16)  
Lit 2,500?Lit: Italian lira
492
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rocco Borella Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1966-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639
$0.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Spectrum 4 1966-03-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest The Science Fiction Book Club (UK)     320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Spectrum 4 1966-08-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Berkley Medallion S1272
$0.75?$: US dollar
287+
[1]
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
Spectrum IV 1967-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Pan Books 0-330-20193-X
Ł0.30?Ł: UK pound
335
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
Spectrum IV 1967-00-00 ed. Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest Pan Books M193
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
335
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
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1968-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639
$0.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1969-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639
$0.95?$: US dollar
285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1971-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639
$1.25?$: US dollar
285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Voyages: Scenarios for a Ship Called Earth 1971-04-00 ed. Rob Sauer Ballantine Books 0-345-02185-1
$0.95?$: US dollar
xix+
315
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
Galaktika 1: Tudományos-fantasztikus antológia 1972-00-00 ed. Kuczka Péter
Kozmosz Könyvek?Kozmosz Konyvek
IF 1644 - e - 7375
Ft 12?Ft: Hungarian forint
127
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 Hyeronimus Bosch Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1973-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639
$1.25?$: US dollar
285
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1973-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639
$1.25?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Nueva Dimensión 42 1973-02-00 ed. Editors of Nueva Dimensión Dronte  
Pta 100?Pta: Spanish peseta
132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Enrique Torres  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1974-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639
$1.50?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1976-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 01639
$1.50?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Sirius, #11 1977-05-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik  
Din 10?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
148
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.
mag Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1978-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8
$1.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1979-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8
$1.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Omnibus of Science Fiction 1980-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-32097-5
$?$: US dollar
xiii+
561
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Omnibus of Science Fiction 1984-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Chatham River Press 0-517-45370-3
$1.98?$: US dollar
561
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
Histoires paradoxales 1984-11-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demčtre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3815) 2-253-03559-9   444
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 Philippe Adamov Checkmark
De Kortste Fantastische Verhalen 1985-00-00 ed. uncredited Tabula 90-70585-56-1   141
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 Franyo Mányoky Checkmark
A Collection of Prose and Poetry on the Theme of Tomorrow 1987-00-00 ed. Michael Spring Scholastic (Literature Anthologies) 0-590-34579-6   191
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 Georgia O'Keeffe  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales 1997-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Scribner Paperback Fiction 0-684-84296-3
$6.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
The Young Oxford Book of Timewarp Stories 2001-11-00 ed. Dennis Pepper Oxford University Press 0-19-278167-7
Ł7.99?Ł: UK pound
vii+
215
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  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8
$5.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Scribner 0-684-84296-3
$7.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz  
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8
$2.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Fifty Short Science Fiction Tales date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Groff Conklin Collier Books 0-02-016390-8
$4.95?$: US dollar
287
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
A Collection of Prose and Poetry on the Theme of Tomorrow date unknown ed. Michael Spring Scholastic (Literature Anthologies) 0-590-34579-6   191
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 Georgia O'Keeffe  
A Collection of Prose and Poetry on the Theme of Tomorrow date unknown ed. Michael Spring Scholastic (Literature Anthologies) 0-590-34579-6   191
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 Georgia O'Keeffe Checkmark
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