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Title: The Great Time Machine Hoax Title Record # 2999
Author: Keith Laumer
Date: 1963-08-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Synopsis: In the near future, a man inherits from his great grandfather a super computer which has been surreptitiously augmenting itself and accumulating and analysing all available data about the universe for the intervening years, and is capable of creating a realistic virtual reality of any situation, upon request.
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Current Tags: time travel (1), near future (1), only humans (1), only Earth (1), virtual reality (1), social commentary (1), super computer (1), science fiction (1), education (1), Utopia (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Serializations
Year Title
2011 A Hoax in Time
Year Language Title
1966Translated by Simone Hilling
French L'ordinateur désordonné
1966Translated by Wulf H. Bergner
German Im Banne der Zeitmaschine
Year Title
1963 A Hoax in Time (Part 1 of 3)
1963 A Hoax in Time (Part 2 of 3)
1963 A Hoax in Time (Part 3 of 3)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 1964 Hugo Best Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantastic Stories of Imagination, June 1963 1963-06-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company  
$0.50?$: US dollar
132
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 Lee Brown Coye Checkmark
Fantastic Stories of Imagination, July 1963 1963-07-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company  
$0.50?$: US dollar
132
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 Jacquelyn Blair Checkmark
Fantastic Stories of Imagination, August 1963 1963-08-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company  
$0.50?$: US dollar
132
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 Vernon Kramer Checkmark
The Great Time Machine Hoax 1964-09-00 Keith Laumer Simon & Schuster  
$3.95?$: US dollar
190
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Isadore Seltzer Checkmark
The Great Time Machine Hoax 1965-08-00 Keith Laumer Pocket Books 50156
$0.50?$: US dollar
176
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
L'ordinateur désordonné 1966-00-00 Keith Laumer
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#93)
 
F6.15?F: French frank
224
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  
Im Banne der Zeitmaschine 1966-07-01 Keith Laumer Moewig (Terra Taschenbuch #111) TTB111
DM 2.40?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
159
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 Karl Stephan Checkmark
L'ordinateur désordonné 1971-12-16 Keith Laumer
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#93)
    223
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  
The Great Time Machine Hoax 1974-00-00 Keith Laumer Award Books AN1171
$0.95?$: US dollar
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.
novel Checkmark
The Great Time Machine Hoax 1978-07-00 Keith Laumer Ace Books 0-441-30256-4
$1.75?$: US dollar
210
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 Gary Cooley Checkmark
The Great Time Machine Hoax 1984-08-00 Keith Laumer Ace Books 0-441-30268-8
$2.75?$: US dollar
210
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 Gary Cooley Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2002-05-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-7434-3537-0
$7.99?$: US dollar
500
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 Richard Martin Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2002-07-00 Keith Laumer Baen 0-7434-3537-0
$7.99?$: US dollar
500
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 Richard Martin Checkmark
Keith Laumer: The Lighter Side 2003-03-31 Keith Laumer Baen (Baen Free Library) 0-7434-3537-0
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Richard Martin  
The 1634: The Baltic War Disk 2007-05-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1634: The Baltic War Disk 2007-05-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #13)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
The 1635: The Eastern Front Disk 2010-10-00 uncredited Baen (Baen CD-ROM Library #23)  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
other?The publication format is non-standard. The details are usually provided publication notes.
omni Checkmark
A Hoax in Time / Inside Earth 2011-10-02 uncredited Armchair Fiction (Armchair Sci-Fi & Horror Double Novels #31) 978-1-61287-047-2 / D-31
$12.95?$: US dollar
216
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.
omni W. E. Terry  
A Hoax in Time 2014-03-06 Keith Laumer Fiction Hunter Press  
$2.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel George Schelling  
The Great Time Machine Hoax 2016-03-24 Keith Laumer Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1590-0
$3.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
The Essential Keith Laumer 2020-06-24 Keith Laumer Library and Archives Canada (Giants of Sci-Fi Collection #7) 978-1-77724-476-7
$2.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
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