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Title: E for Effort Title Record # 45679
Author: T. L. Sherred
Date: 1947-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1966Translated by Pierre Billon
French Une fenêtre sur l'histoire
1979Translated by Annelies van Dijk
Dutch De p van poging
1981Translated by Heinz Zwack (as Heinz Nagel)
German Das Zeitkino
1984Translated by Gérard Lebec
French
La machine à filmer le temps?La machine a filmer le temps
[as by Thomas L. Sherred]
2013Translated by 中村融 (Nakamura Tōru)
Japanese
努力?どりょく
Doryoku
[as by
T・L・シャーレッド?T. L. Shāreddo
T. L. Shaareddo
]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, May 1947 1947-05-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.25?$: US dollar
164
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 Rogers Checkmark
Big Book of Science Fiction 1950-08-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers  
$3.00?$: US dollar
vii+
545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1952-02-20 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster     xv+
583, [1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1952-02-20 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster  
$3.95?$: US dollar
xv+
583
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1953-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Simon & Schuster / SFBC  
$1.90?$: US dollar
xv+
585
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Leo Manso Checkmark
The Second Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1954-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Grayson & Grayson  
9/6?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mudge-Marriott  
Astounding Tales of Space and Time 1957-02-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Books G-47
$0.35?$: US dollar
189
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.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1964-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Delacorte Press  
$4.95?$: US dollar
379
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The First Astounding Science Fiction Anthology 1964-00-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Four Square Books 1166
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
320
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.
anth  
Astounding Tales of Space and Time 1964-07-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Medallion F951
$0.50?$: US dollar
190
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.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1965-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz  
21/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
379
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1965-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Dell 1158
$0.75?$: US dollar
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.
anth Checkmark
L'âge d'or de la science-fiction: Tome 2 1966-05-13 ed. uncredited OPTA (
Fiction Spécial?Fiction Special
#9)
 
F6.00?F: French frank
269
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".
anth  
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1968-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Mayflower 1168-8
5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
[314]
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.
anth Checkmark
Astounding Tales of Space and Time 1969-04-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Berkley Medallion X1680
$0.60?$: US dollar
190
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.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
A Century of Great Short Science Fiction Novels 1970-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Mayflower 0-583-11163-7
6/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
 
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.
anth Josh Kirby Checkmark
First Person, Peculiar 1972-01-00 T. L. Sherred Ballantine Books 0-345-02469-9
C$0.95?C$: Canadian dollar
214
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 John Holmes Checkmark
First Person, Peculiar 1972-01-00 T. L. Sherred Ballantine Books 0-345-02469-9
$0.95?$: US dollar
214
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 John Holmes Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 1973-01-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday 0-385-05788-1
$9.95?$: US dollar
xi+
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 1973-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday / SFBC 5715
$3.50?$: US dollar
xi+
527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Three 1974-04-00 ed. Ben Bova Gollancz 0-575-01738-4
£3.20?£: UK pound
440
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB 1974-07-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7 / 19729
$1.75?$: US dollar
559
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.
anth Checkmark
The Classic Book of Science Fiction 1978-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers     545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galerij der giganten 6 1979-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Elsevier (Elsevier SF) 90-10-02896-8   236
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.
anth Peter A. Jones Checkmark
Titan 16 1981-08-00 ed. Ben Bova, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3827) 3-453-30729-1
DM 4.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
160
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.
anth Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB 1982-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7
$3.95?$: US dollar
559
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.
anth  
The Classic Book of Science Fiction 1982-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books 0-517-35726-7   545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ray Yeldham Checkmark
Hollywood Unreel: Fantasies About Hollywood and the Movies 1982-05-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles Waugh Taplinger 0-8008-3197-7
$14.95?$: US dollar
308
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ivy Strick Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 9, 1947 1983-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #519) 0-87997-802-3 / UE1802
$3.50?$: US dollar
366
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.
anth Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 9, 1947 1983-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-802-3
C$3.95?C$: Canadian dollar
366
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.
anth Bernal Checkmark
War and Peace: Possible Futures from Analog 1983-06-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-27916-7
$12.95?$: US dollar
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joe Burleson Checkmark
War and Peace (Anthology #6) 1983-06-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications  
$2.95?$: US dollar
288
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".
anth Joe Burleson Checkmark
Etoile Double #6 1984-04-00 ed. Robert Louit
Denoël?Denoel
(
Étoile Double?Etoile Double
#6)
2-207-34006-6
F19.00?F: French frank
158
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.
anth Dominique Lacroix  
The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Fifth Series 1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-47566-9
$6.98?$: US dollar
641
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2
$8.95?$: US dollar
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-85487-017-3
£4.99?£: UK pound
504
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.
anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2
$8.95?$: US dollar
504
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.
anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4   466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Great Tales of the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 0-88365-772-4   xii+
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karen Nelson Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Jaico Publishing House J-648   504
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.
anth  
Requiem en andere verhalen / Galerij der giganten 1993-00-00 Ben Bova, Robert A. Heinlein Golden Twin 90-225-1672-5
ƒ19.90?ƒ: Dutch guilder
218+
236
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 Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2000-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4
$9.98?$: US dollar
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 2001-00-00 ed. Ben Bova The Easton Press     xi+
527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1905-2
$13.95?$: US dollar
viii+
532
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.
anth Corbis Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-84529-096-8
£7.99?£: UK pound
viii+
532
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.
anth Corbis Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 2008-05-00 ed. Ben Bova Tor 978-0-7653-0532-9
$29.95?$: US dollar
xi+
527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kenn Brown  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two B 2010-02-00 ed. Ben Bova Orb 978-0-7653-0533-6
$18.99?$: US dollar
xi+
527
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.
anth  
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2010-03-01 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 978-1-57866-178-7
$9.98?$: US dollar
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
時を生きる種族?ときをいきるしゅぞく
Toki wo Ikiru Shuzoku
Toki o Ikiru Shuzoku
2013-07-26 ed.
中村融?なかむらとおる
Nakamura Tōru
Nakamura Tohru
Nakamura Tooru
東京創元社?Tōkyō Sōgensha
Tokyo Sogensha
(
創元SF文庫?Sōgen SF Bunko
Sōgen Esu Efu Bunko
Sougen SF Bunko
Sougen Esu Efu Bunko
Sogen SF Bunko
Sogen Esu Efu Bunko
#715-04)
978-4-488-71504-5
¥980?¥: Japanese yen
362
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.
anth
鈴木康士?すずきやすし
Suzuki Yasushi
 
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame Volume Two-B: The Great Novellas 2019-12-05 ed. Ben Bova Phoenix Pick 978-1-61242-428-6
$19.99?$: US dollar
560
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.
anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-42739-7
$2.50?$: US dollar
559
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.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7
$2.95?$: US dollar
559
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.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7
$1.95?$: US dollar
559
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.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIB date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon Books 0-380-00054-7
$2.25?$: US dollar
559
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.
anth Checkmark
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