The Darkness on Diamondia
Novel 1972 70,000 words
  • Some sources state that "Humans, Go Home!" (1969) forms the basis for this novel. Although there are some topical similarities regarding colonialism, the two remain completely separate works.

English
1972 January Ace
paperback 13798 254 pages $0.95

cover art by
John Schoenherr

First edition

Month from Master of Null-A.

Some copies contain ads. Most of these seem to advertise the humorous combination of cold medicine on one side, and whisky on the other.

Cover image: Walwyn Data: Walwyn
1974 February Sidgwick & Jackson
hardback 0-283-98121-0 254 pages £2.25

cover art by
Jerzy Osmolski

First British edition.

First Sidgwick & Jackson printing.

Month from Master of Null-A.

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1975 November Sidgwick & Jackson
paperback 0-283-98228-4 188 pages £0.60

cover art by
Tim White

Wallpaper (Wide)

Wallpaper (Closeup)

Second Sidgwick & Jackson printing.

Month from Master of Null-A.

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Science Fiction Special #17 omnibus
1976 April Sidgwick & Jackson
hardback 0-283-98300-0 251 / 245 / 254 pages price: ?

cover art by
Dave Sumner

Like many British omnibuses, this volume was created from the unsold leftovers of separate books. Because of this, each book inside has a separate pagecount.

This omnibus contains:

  • The Darkness on Diamondia by A.E. van Vogt
  • Dying Inside by Robert Silverberg
  • Flight from Time One by Deane Romano
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1980 July New English Library
paperback 0-450-98651-4 188 pages £0.90

cover art by
Tim White

Wallpaper (Wide)

Wallpaper (Closeup)

First NEL printing.

Cover & other images: Walwyn, Lledó Data: Walwyn
1982 April DAW Books
paperback 0-87997-724-8 176 pages $2.25

cover art by
Wayne D. Barlowe

First DAW printing.

DAW Collector #478

UE1724

Cover image: Walwyn Data: Walwyn
1982 April DAW Books
paperback 0-87997-724-8 176 pages C$2.50

cover art by
Wayne D. Barlowe

Second DAW printing.

Canadian printing.

DAW Collector #478

UE1724

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