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They Twinkled Like Jewels
Genre Science Fiction
Type Novelette
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Published for the first time in January 1954 in Fantastic Universe, and reprinted and translated several times since in anthologies and collections. First solo publication was in 2009 by Farmer Press.
See also the Short Fiction page.
This story is also available as a free eBook and a free Audio Book.
DEDICATION: --
COVER TEXT:
Jack Crane lay all morning in the vacant lot. Now and then he moved a little to quiet the protest of cramped muscles and stagnant blood, but most of the time he was as motionless as the heap of rags he resembled. Not once did he hear or see a Bohas agent, or, for that matter, anyone. The predawn darkness had hidden his panting flight from the transie jungle, his dodging across backyards while whistles shrilled and voices shouted, and his crawling on hands and knees down an alley into the high grass and bushes which fringed a hidden garden.
For a while his heart had knocked so loudly that he had been sure he would not be able to hear his pursuers if they did get close. It seemed inevitable that they would track him down. A buddy had told him that a new camp had just been built at a place only three hours drive away from the town. This meant that Bohas would be thick as hornets in the neighborhood...
(Farmer Press)
 
PUBLICATION HISTORY
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9 Publications
 
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FIRST PUBLICATION
-: Farmer Press
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ISBN 978-1-557427-99-1
chapbook (23x15,5cm)
10/2009
23
not priced [= $ 3.99]
Innovar
Farmer Press is probably an imprint of Wildside Press.


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-: Filiquarian Publishing LLC. / Qontro
High Quality Paperbacks
no ISBN
chapbook (28×21,5cm)
not dated [= 07/2010]
not numbered [= 15]
not priced [= $ 9.99 / £ 6.99]
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A Print-on-Demand chapbook, printed by Amazon.
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Lexington, KY: Wildside Press / Alien Cat Books
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ISBN 978-1-434-43033-5
chapbook (23×15,5cm)
01/2011
25
not priced [= $ 2.99]
Arbi Babakhanians
A Print-on-Demand chapbook.
Arbi Babakhanians
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North Hollywood, CA: Aegypan Press
An Alan Rodgers Book
ISBN 978-1-4638-0087-1
chapbook (23×15,5cm)
not dated [= 06/2011]
32
not priced [= $ 7.95]
not credited [= Joe Richards]
A Print-on-Demand chapbook.
Joe Richards
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North Hollywood, CA: Aegypan Press
An Alan Rodgers Book
ISBN 978-1-4638-9695-9
hardcover chapbook [no dustjacket] (23,5×16cm)
not dated [= 08/2011]
32
not priced [= $ 13.95]
not credited [= Joe Richards]
Pictorial boards. A Print-on-Demand book.
Joe Richards
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-: Tebbo
The Original Classic Edition
ISBN 978-1-743474-31-0
chapbook (25×19cm)
not dated [= 04/2012]
20
not priced [$ 10.95]
not credited
A Print-on-Demand chapbook.
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-: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ISBN 978-1-48005-364-9
chapbook (23×15cm)
not dated [= 10/2012]
25
not priced [= $ 3.99]
not credited
A Print-on-Demand chapbook. No copyright page, nor the publisher's name, in the chapbook.
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Floyd, VA: Positronic Publishing
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ISBN 978-1-62755-089-5
chapbook (18×13cm)
05/2013
39
not priced [= $ 4.49]
Can Stock Photo Inc.
A Print-on-Demand chapbook.
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-: HardPress Publishing
Classic Series
ISBN 978-1-318-96968-5
chapbook (23×15cm)
06/2016
28
not priced [= $ 18.95]
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A Print-on-Demand chapbook.
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