Title: The Flight of the Dragonfly

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Title: The Flight of the Dragonfly Title Record # 6776
Author: Robert L. Forward
Date: 1984-04-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Rocheworld
Series Number: 1
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: According to the author's notes, ''Rocheworld'' (1990) is based on his 1981 150,000 word manuscript. The Analog series was about 60,000 words of it. The Timescape 1984 edition of "Flight of the DragonFly" was about 100,000 words of it. The Baen 1985 edition of "Flight of the DragonFly" was about 110,000 words of it. The 1990 version is about 155,000 words and marked "At Last The Complete Story!".
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Variant Titles Translations Serializations
Year Title
1990Author's notes say that Rocheworld 1990 is based on his 1981 150,000 word manuscript. The Analog series was about 60,000 words of it. The Timescape 1984 edition of "Flight of the DragonFly" was about 100,000 words of it. The Baen 1985 edition of "Flight of the DragonFly" was about 110,000 words of it. The 1990 version is about 155,000 words and marked "At Last The Complete Story!".
Rocheworld
Year Language Title
1986Translated by Jacques Polanis
French Le vol de la libellule [as by Robert Forward (I)]
Year Title
1982 Rocheworld (Part 1 of 3)
1983 Rocheworld (Part 2 of 3)
1983 Rocheworld (Part 3 of 3)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 1983 Analog Best Serial Novel or Novella

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, December 1982 1982-12-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $1.75 180
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, January 1983 1983-01-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $1.75 180
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 Ctein Checkmark
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, February 1983 1983-02-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications   $1.75 180
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 Val Lakey , John Lakey Checkmark
The Flight of the Dragonfly 1984-04-00 Robert L. Forward Timescape Books 0-671-49939-4 $17.95 319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Gerry Daly  
The Flight of the Dragonfly 1984-04-00 Robert L. Forward Timescape Books 0-671-49944-0 $7.95 319
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.
novel Gerry Daly Checkmark
The Flight of the Dragonfly 1985-02-00 Robert L. Forward Baen 0-671-55937-0 $3.50 376
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.
novel Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Flight of the Dragonfly 1985-02-00 Robert L. Forward Baen 0-671-55937-0 C$3.95 [6]+
376
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.
novel Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Flight of the Dragonfly 1985-05-00 Robert L. Forward New English Library 0-450-05823-9 2.25 318
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.
novel Checkmark
Le vol de la libellule 1986-02-00 Robert Forward (I) Robert Laffont (Ailleurs et demain) 2-221-04609-9 F92.00 335
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.
novel Checkmark
The Flight of the Dragonfly 1987-08-00 Robert L. Forward New English Library 0-450-05823-9 2.95 318
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.
novel Checkmark
Rocheworld 1990-04-00 Robert L. Forward Baen 0-671-69869-9 $4.50 470
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.
novel David Mattingly Checkmark
Rocheworld 1991-09-00 Robert L. Forward Baen 0-671-69869-9 $4.99 470
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.
novel David Mattingly Checkmark
Le vol de la libellule 1991-09-00 Robert Forward (I) Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7139) 2-253-05766-5   447
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.
novel Manchu Checkmark
Rocheworld 1993-09-00 Robert L. Forward Baen 0-671-69869-9 $5.99 470
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.
novel David Mattingly Checkmark
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