Future Glitter
Novel 1973 65,000 words
Alternate Titles

Tyranopolis     (1977, etc.)

  • Includes an Introduction by van Vogt discussing Red China and Communism — two topics which inspired the setting for this novel.

  • Some sources say that the short story "Future Perfect" (1973) formed the basis for this novel. Although they share similar themes, there's no basis for concluding one was based on the other.

English
1973 October Ace
paperback 0-441-25980-4 216 pages $0.95

cover art by
Bart Forbes

First edition

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1976 March Sidgwick & Jackson
hardback 0-283-98226-8 216 pages £3.50

cover art by
David Hardy

First British edition.

First Sidgwick & Jackson printing.

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Tyranopolis (alternate title)
1977 October Sphere
paperback 0-7221-8734-3 170 pages £0.85

cover art by
Peter Jones

Wallpaper

First Sphere printing.

Month from Master of Null-A.

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Science Fiction Special #24 omnibus
1978 March Sidgwick & Jackson
hardback 0-283-98431-7 216 / 175 / 158 pages £3.95

cover art by
David Hardy

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:

  • Candle in the Sun by Roberts Wells
  • Future Glitter
  • The Telzey Toy by James H. Schmitz
  Data: ISFDB
Tyranopolis (alternate title)
1979 Sphere
paperback 0-7221-8723-8 170 pages £0.95

cover art by
Peter Jones

Wallpaper

Second Sphere printing.

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1979 April Sidgwick & Jackson
format: ? code: ? pagecount: ? £2.00

cover artist: unknown

Second Sidgwick & Jackson printing.

  Data: Master of Null-A
Tyranopolis (alternate title)
1987 December Sphere
paperback 0-7221-8723-8 170 pages £2.50

cover artist: unknown

Third Sphere printing.

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