Science Fiction Novels

Blade Runner Clans of the Alphane Moon The Cosmic PuppetsCounter-Clock WorldThe Crack in Space Deus Irae The Divine Invasion Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Dr. Bloodmoney Dr. Futurity Eye in the Sky Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said Galactic Pot-Healer The Game Players of Titan The Ganymede TakeoverLies, Inc. The Man in the High Castle The Man Who Japed Martian Time-Slip A Maze of Death Nick and the Glimmung Now Wait for Last YearOur Friends from Frolix 8 The Penultimate Truth Radio Free Albemuth A Scanner Darkly The Simulacra Solar Lottery The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch Time Out of Joint The Transmigration of Timothy Archer Ubik The Unteleported Man VALIS Vulcan's Hammer We Can Build You The World Jones Made World of Chance The Zap Gun

Vulcan's Hammer (1960)

Vulcan's Hammer was first published in the USA in 1960 as an Ace Double edition back to back with The Skynappers by John Brunner. It is an expansion of a novella published in 1956 in Future Science Fiction. The text of the novella can be found in the anthology 6 and the Silent Scream.

New: Foreign editions of Philip K. Dick books.

American Editions

  • Ace 1960, 139 pages, 35c, back to back with The Skynappers by John Brunner
  • Ace 1972, 86608, 154 pages, 75c, paperback
  • Gregg Press 1979, 139 pages, $11.95, hard cover, illustrated
  • Vintage 2004, 176 pages, $12, trade paperback
  • Mariner 2012, 176 pages, $13.95, trade paperback

British Editions

  • Arrow 1976, 154 pages, 50p, paperback
  • Arrow 1981, 154 pages, £1.25p, paperback
  • in "Three Early Novels", Gollancz 2000, 422 pages, £7.99, trade paperback

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Foreign Editions

Related Stuff

Illustration of the Gregg Press edition Back cover of the Ace double edition Vulcan's Hammer novella. Future Science Fiction #29 (1956) Six and the Silent Scream, Belmont 1963 Six and the Silent Scream, Consul 1964