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Special Deliverance

(1982)
A novel by

 
 
This little allegorical novella is Simak's "Pilgrim's Progress". He is using simplified symbolic characters to explore the human condition. He dumps them into a strange world on an involuntary journey to solve a puzzle for survival, with no instructions. All is mystery, but with a hint that an omnipotent (but unknown) power must be behind it all.

Genre: Science Fiction

Used availability for Clifford D Simak's Special Deliverance

Hardback Editions

September 1983 : UK Hardback

Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford D Simak
ISBN: 0-7278-0948-2 / 978-0-7278-0948-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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January 1982 : USA Hardback
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Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford D Simak
ISBN: 0-345-29897-7 / 978-0-345-29897-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey / Ballantine
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Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford D Simak
ISBN: 1-5040-5109-2 / 978-1-5040-5109-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy
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May 1984 : UK Paperback
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Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford D Simak
ISBN: 0-413-53560-6 / 978-0-413-53560-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Methuen Publishing Ltd
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November 1982 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford D Simak
ISBN: 0-345-29140-9 / 978-0-345-29140-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford Simak
ISBN: 1-5318-6944-0 / 978-1-5318-6944-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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February 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford Simak
Publisher: Audible Studios
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February 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford Simak
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Special Deliverance
Author(s): Clifford D Simak
Publisher: Gateway
Availability: Amazon UK