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Orbitsville

(1975)
(The first book in the Orbitsville series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
John W Campbell Memorial Award Best Novel (nominee)
Fleeing Elizabeth Lindstrom's anger at the death of her son, Vance Garamond, a flickerwing commander, leaves the solar system far behind. Pursued by Earth's space fleet, Garamond finds a vast, alien-built spherical structure which might just change the destiny of the human race.

Genre: Science Fiction
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Praise for this book

"Undoubtedly one of the very best SF authors writing today." - Harry Harrison


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Used availability for Bob Shaw's Orbitsville

Hardback Editions

January 1985 : UK Hardback
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Title: Orbitsville (Panther Books)
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-586-06208-4 / 978-0-586-06208-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Granada Publishing Ltd
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January 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: Orbitsville (Gollancz SF)
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-575-01909-3 / 978-0-575-01909-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Orbitsville: Orbitsville Book 1 (Gollancz SF collector's edition)
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-575-07098-6 / 978-0-575-07098-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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July 1991 : UK Paperback
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Title: Orbitsville
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-7088-4917-2 / 978-0-7088-4917-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orbit
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March 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Orbitsville
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-671-69816-8 / 978-0-671-69816-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Baen
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1982 : USA Paperback
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Title: Orbitsville
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-441-63781-7 / 978-0-441-63781-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace Books
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June 1979 : UK Paperback
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Title: Orbitsville (Alpha Books)
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-19-424235-8 / 978-0-19-424235-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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February 1977 : UK Paperback
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Title: Orbitsville (Pan science fiction)
Author(s): Bob Shaw
ISBN: 0-330-25013-2 / 978-0-330-25013-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Kindle Editions

September 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Orbitsville: Orbitsville Book 1
Author(s): Bob Shaw
Publisher: Gateway
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September 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Orbitsville: Orbitsville Book 1 (Gateway Essentials)
Author(s): Bob Shaw
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK