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Title: Almost the End of the World Title Record # 64834
Author: Ray Bradbury
Date: 1957-12-26
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First published in The Reporter (December 26, 1957)
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1965Translated by Mário Braga and Maria Isabel Morna Braga
Portuguese Ia Sendo o Fim do Mundo
1965Translated by Jean-Pierre Harrison
French Presque la fin du monde
1970Translated by Franz Weyergans
French Presque la fin du monde [as by Ray Douglas Bradbury]
1970Translated by Sandro Sandrelli
Italian Quasi la fine del mondo
1985Translated by Peter Naujack
German Fast am Ende der Welt

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Day It Rained Forever 1959-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hart-Davis   13/6 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joe Mugnaini  
The Day It Rained Forever 1960-05-00 Ray Bradbury The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 44 5/6 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll C. W. Bacon  
The Day It Rained Forever 1963-00-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books 1878 3/6 233
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 Max Ernst Checkmark
The Day It Rained Forever 1964-00-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books 1878 3/6 232+
[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.
coll Max Ernst Checkmark
The Machineries of Joy 1964-02-00 Ray Bradbury Simon & Schuster   $4.50 255
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Isadore Seltzer  
Les machines à bonheur 1965-00-00 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #84-85)   F9.90 313
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  
As Máquinas da Alegria 1965-00-00 Ray Bradbury Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #93)     171
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 Lima de Freitas  
The Machineries of Joy 1965-07-00 Ray Bradbury Bantam Books H2988 $0.60 213
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 Machineries of Joy 1965-07-00 Ray Bradbury Bantam Books H2988 C$0.60 213
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 Machineries of Joy 1966-00-00 Ray Bradbury Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers GN7489 3/6 213
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 Day It Rained Forever 1966-00-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books 1878 4/6 233
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 Romek Marber Checkmark
Machineries of Joy 1969-00-00 Ray Bradbury Corgi Books / Transworld Publishers 0-552-08275-9 5/- 213
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Day It Rained Forever 1969-00-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books 1878 £0.25 233
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 Franco Grignani Checkmark
The Machineries of Joy 1969-06-00 Ray Bradbury Bantam Books S5258 $0.75 213
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
Après 1970-00-00 ed. Charles Nuetzel Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #345)     302
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
Le macchine della felicità 1970-04-00 Ray Bradbury Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #39)   2,200 Lit 286
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 Gian Mario Scuratti  
The Machineries of Joy 1970-07-00 Ray Bradbury Bantam Books S5258 $0.75 213
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
Les machines à bonheur 1970-09-09 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #84/85)     313
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 Day It Rained Forever 1974-11-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books 0-14-001878-6 £0.40 233
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 David Pelham Checkmark
The Machineries of Joy 1976-00-00 Ray Bradbury Bantam Books Q2324 $1.25 213
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  
The Machineries of Joy 1976-09-00 Ray Bradbury Bantam Books 0-553-02834-0 $1.50 245
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 Machineries of Joy 1977-06-00 Ray Bradbury Panther / Granada 0-586-04361-6 £0.60 213
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 Day It Rained Forever 1978-00-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books 0-14-001878-6 £0.85 233
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 David Pelham Checkmark
The Day It Rained Forever 1980-00-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books 0-14-001878-6 £0.95 233
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 Adrian Chesterman Checkmark
Les machines à bonheur 1980-05-30 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #84)     317
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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
Checkmark
The Day It Rained Forever 1981-00-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books 0-14-001878-6 £1.75 233
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 Adrian Chesterman Checkmark
The Machineries of Joy 1983-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-04361-6 £1.50 213
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 Machineries of Joy 1983-02-00 Ray Bradbury Bantam Books 0-553-23120-0 $2.75 245
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 Tito Salomoni Checkmark
Die Mechanismen der Freude 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Diogenes (detebe #21242) 3-257-21242-9 DM 9.80 316
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 Tomi Ungerer Checkmark
The Day It Rained Forever 1987-10-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books (Penguin Classic Science Fiction) 0-14-010120-9 £3.95 233
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 Keith Scaife Checkmark
The Day It Rained Forever 1988-00-00 Ray Bradbury Penguin Books (Penguin Classic Science Fiction) 0-14-010120-9 £3.99 233
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 Keith Scaife Checkmark
The Machineries of Joy 1988-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-04361-6 £2.95 213
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
Les machines à bonheur 1988-04-00 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #84) 2-207-30084-6   317
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 Marie-Christine Forest Checkmark
The Day It Rained Forever 1991-11-00 Ray Bradbury Roc UK 0-14-015246-6 £4.50 233
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 Fred Gambino  
The Machineries of Joy 2000-12-00 Ray Bradbury Earthlight 0-671-03771-4 £5.99 255
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.
coll Trevor Scobie  
Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales 2003-08-00 Ray Bradbury William Morrow / HarperCollins 0-06-054242-X $29.95 xvii+
893
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard L. Aquan Checkmark
Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales 2003-09-00 Ray Bradbury William Morrow / HarperCollins / SFBC 01567 $14.99 xvii+
893
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales 2003-10-00 Ray Bradbury The Easton Press (Signed First Editions of Science Fiction)     xv+
893
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales 2005-04-00 Ray Bradbury Perennial / HarperCollins 0-06-054488-0 $17.95 xv+
893
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 Richard L. Aquan Checkmark
Bradbury Stories: 100 of His Most Celebrated Tales 2007-00-00 Ray Bradbury Perennial / HarperCollins 0-06-054488-0 $17.95 xv+
888+
5
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 Checkmark
The Day It Rained Forever 2008-11-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-905834-42-6 £20.00 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tomislav Tikulin  
The Day It Rained Forever 2008-11-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-905834-43-3 £50.00 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tomislav Tikulin  
The Day It Rained Forever / A Medicine for Melancholy 2008-11-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-84863-006-2 £250.00 viii+
256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Tomislav Tikulin , Chris Roberts  
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 2 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury HarperVoyager 978-0-00-728058-2 £16.99 xvi+
841
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  
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 2 2012-06-28 Ray Bradbury Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-749769-0 £1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Machineries of Joy date unknown Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-04361-6 £4.99 255
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.
coll Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Machineries of Joy date unknown Ray Bradbury Bantam Books S5258 $0.75 213
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 Machineries of Joy date unknown Ray Bradbury Bantam Books S5258 $0.75 213
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 Machineries of Joy date unknown Ray Bradbury Bantam Books N8304 $0.95 213
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 Machineries of Joy date unknown Ray Bradbury Bantam Books H2988 $0.60 213
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  
The Machineries of Joy date unknown Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-04361-6 £4.99 255
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.
coll Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Machineries of Joy date unknown Ray Bradbury Bantam Books 0-553-24695-X $2.95 245
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 Tito Salomoni Checkmark
The Machineries of Joy date unknown Ray Bradbury Bantam Books H2988 $0.60 213
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
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