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The Golden Apples of the Sun

I have written about the origin and history of this book on my blog - click here to read.

This table lists the contents of The Golden Apples of the Sun, and links to adaptations of the stories in various media.

Details of First publication
(and other notes)
The Fog Horn The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms   First published as "The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms", Saturday Evening Post, June 23 1951.
The Pedestrian     The Reporter, August 7 1951
The April Witch     Saturday Evening Post, April 4 1952.
The Wilderness     Today, April 6 1952; revised version in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, November 1952
The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl Television Playhouse   First publised as "Touch and Go", Detective Book Magazine, November 1948
Invisible Boy     Mademoiselle, November 1945.
The Flying Machine     (First appearance.)
The Murderer     (First appearance.)
The Golden Kite, the Silver Wind     Epoch, winter 1953.
I See You Never     The New Yorker, November 8 1947
Embroidery     Marvel Science Fiction, November 1951
The Big Black and White Game     The American Mercury, August 1944
A Sound of Thunder Ray Bradbury Theater   Collier's, June 28 1952.
The Great Wide World Over There     First appeared as "Cora and the Great Wide World Over There", Maclean’s, August 15 1952
Powerhouse     Charm, March 1948
En La Noche     First published as "Torrid Sacrifice", Cavalier, November 1952
Sun and Shadow     The Reporter, March 17 1953
The Meadow     First published in 1947.
The Garbage Collector     The Nation, October 1953
The Great Fire     Seventeen, March 1949
Hail and Farewell     Today, March 29 1953
The Golden Apples of the Sun     Planet Stories, November 1953

The Golden Apples of the Sun

First published by Doubleday in 1953.

Picture shows the Panther UK paperback edition (1978). Cover art by Peter Goodfellow.

Bantam paperback, February 1979. Illustrated by Joseph Mugnaini.


Diogenes edition, Germany 1981.


DeNoel edition, France 1999.


Corgi paperback edition, UK (c.1972).

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