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The Shadow of Space
Genre Science Fiction
Type Novelette
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Originally intended as a screen treatment for the Star Trek series. The script was too far out for the producer, Gene Roddenberry, who also worried about how much money it would cost to do the special effects and make all the models that were needed. Farmer: «The idea of a faster-than-light spaceship expanding until it burst out of our universe would be too far out for most TV viewers. At that time anyway.»
See also "Sketches Among the Ruins of My Mind".
DESCRIPTION:
The voyage of the spaceship Sleipnir in outer space. Far out in outer space, where the laws are very different. There the crew sees a gigantic body of a naked and dead woman floating in space. The dead woman was one of the crew, but she wasn't that large when still inside the spaceship. What is happening here?
  
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FIRST PUBLICATION
in If
Frederik Pohl
New York, NY: Galaxy Publishing Corporation
Volume 17, No. 11, Issue 120
magazine (18,5×13,5cm)
November 1967
164
$ 0.60
Bodé [= Vaughn Bodé]
With two illustrations by Gray Morrow.


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in Down in the Black Gang
Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday / BCE
Book Club Edition (SFBC), # 3317
no ISBN
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
not dated [= 04/1971; date code 18M]
not dated [= 10/1973; date code D44]
215
not priced [= $ 1.49 for members]
Gary Viskupic
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Gary Viskupic
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in Down in the Black Gang
New York, NY: Signet Books
Scarborough, Ontario: Signet Books (Canadian edition)
Science Fiction, T4805
SBN 451-T4805-075
paperback (18×10,5cm)
10/1971
10/1971 (Canadian edition)
224
$ 0.75
Gene Szafran
The Canadian printing was printed in Canada.

Gene Szafran
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in Alpha Three
Robert Silverberg
New York, NY: Ballantine Books
Science Fiction
SBN 345-02883-X-125
paperback (18×10,5cm)
10/1972
10/1972 (Canadian edition)
277
$ 1.25
not credited [= unknown]
The Canadian printing is exactly the same as the US one, it only states to be printed in Canada. The title as Alpha 3 is only on the cover.

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in Science Fiction: Contemporary Mythology
Patricia S. Warrick, Martin Harry Greenberg and Joseph
D. Olander
New York, NY: Harper & Row
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ISBN 0-06-011626-9
hardcover (24×16,5cm)
06/1978
xviii + 476
$ 14.95
Mark Rubin
Philip José Farmer & Beverly Friend also wrote a section introduction, "The Remarkable Adventure", in the book.

Mark Rubin
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in Science Fiction: Contemporary Mythology
Patricia S. Warrick, Martin Harry Greenberg and Joseph
D. Olander
New York, NY: Harper & Row
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ISBN 0-06-046943-9
trade paperback (23,5×15,5cm)
06/1978
xviii + 476
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Philip José Farmer & Beverly Friend also wrote a section introduction, "The Remarkable Adventure", in the book.

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in The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science
Fiction

Robert Silverberg and Martin H. Greenberg
New York, NY: Arbor House
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ISBN 0-87795-246-9
hardcover (24×16cm)
04/1980
xii + 754
$ 19.95
Antler & Baldwin, Inc.
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in The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science
Fiction

Robert Silverberg and Martin H. Greenberg
New York, NY: Priam Books (Arbor House)
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ISBN 0-87795-266-3
trade paperback (23,5×15,5cm)
not dated [= 04/1980]
xii + 754
$ 8.95
Antler & Baldwin, Inc.
The copyright page is exactly the same
, including the ISBN, as from the trade hardover. The ISBN of this book is on the back cover.

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in The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science
Fiction

Robert Silverberg and Martin H. Greenberg
New York, NY: Arbor House / Book-of-the-Month Club
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ISBN 0-87795-246-9
hardcover (24×16cm)
04/1980
xii + 754
not priced
Antler & Baldwin, Inc.
The copyright page is exactly the same, including the ISBN, as from the trade hardover.

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in The Grand Adventure
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy
ISBN 0-425-07211-8
trade paperback (23×15cm)
11/1984
xvii + 327
$ 7.95
not credited [= Michael W. Kaluta]
With a foreword to the story by Farmer. Illustrated by Ed Verraux.

Michael W. Kaluta
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in The Grand Adventure
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy
ISBN 0-425-07212-6
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
11/1984
xvii + 327
$ 50.00
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With a foreword to the story by Farmer. Illustrated by Ed Verraux.
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in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1964-1973
Martin H. Greenberg
New York, NY: Crown Publishers
Classics of Modern Science Fiction, Volume 5
ISBN 0-517-55545-X
hardcover (18,5×13cm)
11/1984
xv + 207
$ 8.95
Michael Booth
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Michael Booth
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in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1964-1973
Martin H. Greenberg
New York, NY: Crown Publishers
# 1840 / Classics of Modern Science Fiction
no ISBN
hardcover (21,5×14,5cm)
12/1984
xv + 207
not priced [= $ 5.98]
Michael Booth
Book Club Edition.

Michael Booth
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in Great Science Fiction of the 20th Century
Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg
New York, NY: Avenel Books (Crown)
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ISBN 0-517-64124-0
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
11/1987 (1st)
unknown (2nd)
x + 726
not priced [= $ 8.98]
Romas [= Romas Kukalis]
The front flap of the dustjacket states "Originally published at $19.95". This anthology has 38 of the 39 stories from the original: The Arbor House Treasury of Modern Science Fiction, 1980 (see above).

Romas Kukalis
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in The Best of Philip José Farmer
Dorman T. Skindler
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 1-59606-036-0
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
02/2006 (trade)
03/2006 (numbered, signed, in slipcase)
04/2006 (lettered, signed, in traycase}
572
$ 38.00 | $ 175.00 | $ 300.00
Michael Komark
Published in three different editions.

Michael Komark
AUSTRALIA
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in The Classic Philip José Farmer 1964-1973
Martin H. Greenberg
Richmond, Victoria: Greenhouse
Classics of Modern Science Fiction, Volume 5
ISBN 0-86436-022-3
hardcover (18,5×13cm)
-/1986
xvii + 207
not priced
Michael Booth
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Michael Booth
FRANCE
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French: "L'ombre de l'espace"
in Philip José Farmer
Jacques Chambon
Paris: Presses Pocket
Le livre d'or de la science-fiction, Nº. 5066
ISBN 2-266-00844-7
paperback (18×11cm)
01/1980
411
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Jean-Pierre Pugi
Marcel Laverdet
With a story introduction by the editor.

Marcel Laverdet
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French: "L'ombre de l'espace"
in Le jeu de la création
Jacques Chambon
Paris: Presses Pocket
Le grand temple de la science-fiction, Nº. 5066
ISBN 2-266-03657-2
paperback (18×11cm)
09/1990
415
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Jean-Pierre Pugi
Marcel Laverdet
With a story introduction by the editor.

Marcel Laverdet
GERMANY
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German: "Ausserhalb von Zeit und Raum"
in Prometheus
München: Goldmann
Science Fiction 0242
ISBN 3-442-23242-2
paperback (18×11,5cm)
-/1977
158
DM 2,80
Tony Westermayr
Jürgen F. Rogner
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Jürgen F. Rogner
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German: "Der Schatten des Weltraums"
in Der Dienstagsmensch
René Oth
Darmstadt: Luchterhand
Sammlung Luchterhand, SL 516
ISBN 3-472-61516-8
paperback (18×11,5cm)
08/1984
212
DM 12,80
Martin Eisele
Olga Rinne
With an introduction to the story by René Oth.

Olga Rinne
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German: "Der Schatten des Weltraums"
in Weltraum Aventüren
Bergisch Gladbach: Bastei-Lübbe
Science Fiction Special, Band 24 088
ISBN 3-404-24088-X
paperback (18×11,5cm)
-/1986
350
DM 9,80
Martin Eisele (story) & Michael Kubiak (introduction)
Michael W. Kaluta
The story is introduced by PJF and illustrated by Ed Verraux.

Michael W. Kaluta
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German: "Jenseits von Raum und Zeit"
in Jenseits von Raum und Zeit
München: Heyne
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Band 4387
ISBN 3-453-00978-9
paperback (18×11,5cm)
-/1987
617
DM 14,80
Tony Westermayr
John Harris
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John Harris
HUNGARIA
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Hungarian: "Az ûr árnyéka"
in Galaktika
János Sziládi
Budapest: János Sziládi
Volume V, No. 102
magazine (27,5×21cm)
March 1989
96
Ft 28
Erzsébet Nagy
János Gadó
Illustrated by Alajos Eszik.

János Gadó
ITALY
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Italian: "L'ombra dello spazio"
in Urania (Strade senza uscita)
Carlo Fruttero & Franco Lucentini
Milan: Mondadori
Urania #505
magazine (19×13cm)
January 1969
168
L 250
Beata Della Frattina
Karel Thole
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Karel Thole
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Italian: "L'ombra dello spazio"
in La grande avventura
Milan: Rizzoli
Mistral
ISBN 88-17-69506-8
trade paperback (22×14cm)
09/1989
313
L 19.000
Andrea Terzi
not credited [= Michael W. Kaluta]
The story is introduced by PJF and illustrated by Ed Verraux.

Michael W. Kaluta
JAPAN
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Japanese: "宇宙の影" ("Uchū no kage")
in スターシップ (Sutāshippu)
Ito Norio & Asakura Hisashi
Tokyo: Chincho bunko
Space SF Collection 2 / 211-3
ISBN 4-10-221103-9
paperback (15×10,5cm)
12/1985
479
¥ 560
Kazami Jun
Don Maitz
Paperback with a dustjeacket.

Don Maitz
RUSSIA
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Russian: "Тень пространства"
in Миры Филипа Фармера - T. 16
Riga & Moscow: Polaris
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ISBN 5-88132-290-8
hardcover [no dustjacket] (20,5×13,5cm)
04/1997
416
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L. Shabad
I. Leontiev
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I. Leontiev
SPAIN
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Spanish: "La sombra del espacio"
in Nueva Dimensión
Domingo Santos, Sebastián Martínez & Luis Vigil
Barcelona: Dronte
No. 90
magazine (20×17cm)
June 1977
160
Pts 200
José M. Alvarez
John Holmes
Illustrated by Enrique Torres.

John Holmes
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Spanish: "La sombra del espacio"
in La sombra del espacio
Robert Silverberg & Martin H. Greenberg
Barcelona: Luis de Caralt
Ciencia Ficción 32
ISBN 84-217-5135-2
paperback (18×11cm)
07/1981
223
not priced
Ascensión Tudela, Enrique de Obregón & Mariano Tudela
Rigo
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Rigo
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Swedish: "Rymdens skugga"
in Efter King Kongs fall
Stockholm: Delta Förlags AB
Science fiction ABC
ISBN 91-7228-276-2
trade paperback (21,5×14cm)
-/1981
248
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Karin Malmsjö
photo of PJF
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YUGOSLAVIA
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Croatian: "Sjenka svemira"
in Sirius
Borivoj Jurković
Zagreb: Vjesnik
Biblioteka znanstvene fantastike broj 56
magazine (26×18cm)
February 1981
146
30d
Mirjana Živković
Ivica Bartolić & Ljudevit Gaj
In this issue also an essay, "Philip José Farmer", by Zoran Živković.

Ivica Bartolić
& Ljudevit Gaj
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Serbian: "Senka svemira"
in Najbolje svetske SF priče 1984
Zoran Živković
Belgrade: Kentaur
Naučna fantastika
no ISBN
paperback (21×11,5cm)
-/1984
236
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