Title: The Simple Way

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Title: The Simple Way Title Record # 96033
Author: Clifford D. Simak
Date: 1951-01-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: City
Language: English
Note: Although this was first published as "The Trouble with Ants", this story is more commonly known and more often reprinted as "The Simple Way".
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1951 The Trouble with Ants
1982 Trouble With Ants
Year Language Title
1952 French Un moyen bien simple
1958 German Die bösen Ameisen
1960 Japanese 簡単な方法Question mark [as by クリフォード・D・シマックQuestion mark]
1964 German Als es noch Menschen gab (VIII)
1965 Dutch De Eenvoudige Weg [as by Clifford Simak]
1974 Russian Простой способQuestion mark [as by Клиффорд СаймакQuestion mark]
2010 German Die Lösung
2013 French Un moyen bien simple

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantastic Adventures, January 1951 1951-01-00 ed. Howard Browne Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $0.25 132 pulp mag Robert Gibson Jones Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1952-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Club français du livre   Fr. 650 iv+
258
hc coll  
City 1952-05-00 Clifford D. Simak Gnome Press   $2.75 224 hc coll Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
City 1954-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Weidenfeld & Nicolson   9/6 248 hc coll C. King  
Demain les chiens 1954-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Le Sagittaire   F470.00 355 pb coll Checkmark
City 1954-01-00 Clifford D. Simak Permabooks #264 $0.25 192 pb coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Utopia-Magazin 20 1958-00-00 ed. Bert Koeppen Pabel (Utopia Sonderband #20) #20 DM 1.00 95 digest mag Emsh Checkmark
City 1958-03-00 Clifford D. Simak Ace Books #D-283 $0.35 255 pb coll Ed Valigursky Checkmark
都市Question mark 1960-08-00 クリフォード・D・シマックQuestion mark 早川書房Question mark (ハヤカワ・ファンタジーQuestion mark #3022)     308 tp coll  
City 1961-11-00 Clifford D. Simak The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #55   248 hc coll John Griffiths  
Als es noch Menschen gab 1964-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #036) #036 DM 2.40 201 pb coll Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Als es noch Menschen gab 1964-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #56) #Z 56 DM 7.80 201 hc coll Eyke Volkmer  
Als es noch Menschen gab 1964-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #56) #Z 56 DM 5.50 201 tp coll Eyke Volkmer  
City 1965-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Four Square Books #1250 3/6 189 pb coll Checkmark
City 1965-00-00 Clifford Simak Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #909) #909 ƒ1.75 220 pb coll Dick Bruna Checkmark
Demain les chiens / Le pêcheur 1966-03-01 Clifford D. Simak OPTA (Club du Livre d'Anticipation #3)     xxii+
395
hc omni Checkmark
Fantastic, July 1966 1966-07-00 ed. Joseph Ross Ultimate Publishing Co., Inc.   $0.50 164 digest mag Frank R. Paul Checkmark
City 1967-10-00 Clifford D. Simak Ace Books #H-30 $0.60 255 pb coll Ed Valigursky Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1970-00-00 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373)     311 pb coll Françoise Boudignon Checkmark
City 1971-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Sphere (Sphere Science Fiction Classics #3) #78573 £0.30 248 pb coll Eddie Jones Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1971-00-00 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373)     311 pb coll Françoise Boudignon Checkmark
City 1971-06-00 Clifford D. Simak Ace Books #10621 $0.75 255 pb coll Ed Valigursky Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1972-00-00 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373)     311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
City 1973-04-00 Clifford D. Simak Ace Books #10622 $0.95 252 pb coll Davis Meltzer Checkmark
ГородQuestion mark 1974-00-00 Клиффорд СаймакQuestion mark Молодая гвардияQuestion mark (Библиотека современной зарубежной фантастикиQuestion mark)   R0.87 238 hc coll Е. ГалинскийQuestion mark Checkmark
City 1975-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Ace Books #10623 $1.25 252 pb coll Davis Meltzer Checkmark
City 1976-00-00 Clifford Simak Bruna (Bruna SF #51) 90-229-9051-6   256 pb coll Marion Crezée Checkmark
City 1976-09-00 Clifford D. Simak Ace Books #10624 $1.75 252 pb coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1977-11-05 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-11373-5   311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1978-10-25 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-11373-5   311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
City 1979-04-00 Clifford D. Simak Nelson Doubleday / SFBC #3372 $2.98 211 hc coll Gary Viskupic Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1980-05-16 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-11373-5   311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
City 1981-10-00 Clifford D. Simak Ace Books 0-441-10626-9 $2.75 267 pb coll Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1981-12-15 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-12373-0   311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
The Last Man on Earth 1982-08-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin Harry Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-24531-4 $2.95 352 pb anth Wayne D. Barlowe Checkmark
The Last Man on Earth 1983-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-24531-4 $2.95 352 pb anth Wayne D. Barlowe Checkmark
City 1983-12-00 Clifford D. Simak Ace Books 0-441-10627-7 $2.75 267 pb coll  
Demain les chiens 1984-02-20 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-12373-0   311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
The Last Man on Earth 1985-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20990-3 C$3.50 352 pb anth Wayne D. Barlowe Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1987-02-18 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-12373-0   311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1987-12-18 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-12373-0   311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
City 1988-08-00 Clifford D. Simak Methuen 0-413-14630-8 £3.50 255 pb coll Nick Rogers Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1991-02-28 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-12373-0   311 pb coll Tibor Csernus Checkmark
City 1992-01-00 Clifford D. Simak Collier / Macmillan (Collier Nucleus Fantasy & Science Fiction) 0-02-025391-5 $5.95 267 pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
City 1992-09-00 Clifford D. Simak Macmillan / SFBC #01155 $6.98 xi+
211
hc coll Michael Budden Checkmark
Demain les chiens 1994-12-01 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-277-12373-0   311 pb coll Bruce Pennington Checkmark
City 1995-00-00 Clifford D. Simak The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)     xxii+
211
hc coll Checkmark
Demain les chiens 2000-03-30 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-290-00373-5   311 pb coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Demain les chiens 2003-03-03 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 2-290-30859-5   311 pb coll Christian Volckman Checkmark
City 2003-09-00 Clifford D. Simak Science Fiction Book Club (SFBC 50th Anniversary Collection #5) 0-7394-3526-4 $9.99 xi+
191
hc coll Donato Giancola Checkmark
City 2004-09-00 Clifford D. Simak Old Earth Books 1-882968-28-X $27.00 x+
251
hc coll Douglas Klauba Checkmark
City 2007-05-00 Clifford D. Simak Old Earth Books 978-1-882968-28-2 $27.00 x+
251
hc coll Douglas Klauba  
Als es noch Menschen gab 2010-02-08 Clifford D. Simak Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52628-0 €9.95 412 pb coll Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
City 2011-06-00 Clifford D. Simak Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-10523-2 £7.99 viii+
242
tp coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
Science Fiction Gems, Volume Three 2012-04-12 ed. uncredited Armchair Fiction (Armchair Science Fiction & Horror Gems #5) 978-1-61287-092-2 $12.95 200 tp anth  
Demain les chiens 2012-05-15 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #373) 978-2-290-30859-2 €5.00 311 pb coll Christian Volckman Checkmark
Demain les chiens 2013-09-14 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (Nouveaux Millénaires) 978-2-290-07061-1   283 tp coll Flamidon  
City 2015-07-21 Clifford D. Simak Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-1303-1 $14.99 264 tp coll  
City 2015-07-21 Clifford D. Simak Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-1294-2 $7.99   ebook coll  
City date unknown Clifford D. Simak Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-0-575-10523-2 £7.99 viii+
242
tp coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
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