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A Case of Conscience

(1958)
(The first book in the After Such Knowledge series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Hugo Best Novel
Father Ramon Ruiz-Sanchez S.J., is a part of a four man scientific commission to the planet Lithia, there to study a harmonious society of aliens living on a planets which is a biologist's paradise. He soon finds himself troubled: how can these perfect beings, living in an apparent Eden, have no conception of sin or God? If such a sinless Eden has been created apart from God, then who is responsible?

Genre: Fantasy

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Used availability for James Blish's A Case of Conscience

Hardback Editions

June 1993 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-89968-330-4 / 978-0-89968-330-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lightyear Pr
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April 1981 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-8398-2673-7 / 978-0-8398-2673-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gregg Pr
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June 1958 : Hardback
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Title: Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 9997404599 / 978-9997404596
Publisher: Walker & Co
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Paperback Editions

May 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Case Of Conscience (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 1-4732-0543-3 / 978-1-4732-0543-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gateway
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September 2000 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Case of Conscience (Del Rey Impact)
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-345-43835-3 / 978-0-345-43835-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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May 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Case Of Conscience (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 1-85798-924-4 / 978-1-85798-924-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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July 1987 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-345-34125-2 / 978-0-345-34125-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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1975 : UK Paperback
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Title: Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-09-906370-0 / 978-0-09-906370-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Legend
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March 1979 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-345-28023-7 / 978-0-345-28023-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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April 1975 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-345-24480-X / 978-0-345-24480-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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September 1972 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-345-22755-7 / 978-0-345-22755-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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1972 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: A Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 0-345-02755-8 / 978-0-345-02755-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Case of Conscience, A
Author(s): James Blish
ISBN: 1-5226-8879-X / 978-1-5226-8879-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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November 2008 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2008 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Case of Conscience
Author(s): James Blish
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

January 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Case of Conscience (Del Rey Impact)
Author(s): James Blish
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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November 2012 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Case Of Conscience (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Author(s): James Blish
Publisher: Gateway
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