Change of Heart single work   short story   science fiction  
Alternative title: War of the Dolphons
Issue Details: First known date: 1946 1946
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'Ships had to be warned. But would they believe that the gentle sea creatures had turned into warriors?' (


  • Also possibly published in Sweden in 1974 (as N Kom Tillbaka).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: N Kom Tillbaka
Language: Swedish
  • Appears in:
    y Man : Australian Magazine for Men vol. 50 no. 6 November 1961 Z1678639 1961 periodical issue 1961 pg. 38-42
    Note: Published as 'War of the Dolphins.'
  • Appears in:
    y New Worlds Science Fiction vol. 37 no. 110 September 1961 Z1682767 1961 periodical issue science fiction 1961 pg. 89-103
  • Appears in:
    y Fantastic vol. 11 no. 5 May 1962 Z1683624 1962 periodical issue science fiction fantasy 1962 pg. 89-102
  • Appears in:
    y 8th Annual of the Year's Best Science Fiction 8th Annual Edition : The Year's Best SF; The Best of Sci-Fi No. 4 Judith Merril (editor), New York (City) : Simon and Schuster , 1963 Z1856960 1963 anthology short story science fiction Collects 28 stories by authors such as Gerald Kersh, Ray Bradbury, Harlan Ellison, Jack Finney, John Brunner, Bertrand Russell, J.G. Ballard, Poul Anderson, Zenna Henderson and A. Bertram Chandler.
    New York (City) : Simon and Schuster , 1963
  • Appears in:
    y Baleful Beasts Seon Manley (editor), Gogo Lewis (editor), New York (City) : Lothrop, Lee and Shepard , 1974 Z1856965 1974 anthology short story science fiction fantasy Comprises: 'The Horse of the Invisible' (William Hope Hodgson), 'Phut Phat Concentrates' (Lilian Jackson Braun), 'The Boy Who Drew Cats' (Lafcadio Hearn), 'Kerfol' (Edith Wharton), 'Change of Heart' (A. Bertram Chandler - as George Whitley), 'The Terror of Blue John Gap' (Arthur Conan Doyle), 'The Man and the Snake' (Ambrose Bierce), 'The Tiger' (Hugh Walpole), 'Sealskin Trousers' (Eric Linklater), 'The Story Teller' (H. H. Munro - as Saki). New York (City) : Lothrop, Lee and Shepard , 1974 pg. 198-218
  • Appears in:
    y From Sea to Shining Star A. Bertram Chandler , Fyshwick : Dreamstone , 1990 Z309117 1990 selected work short story science fiction

    This collection of thirty Chandler stories spans his entire career. Many of the stories, which were only available in hard-to-find magazines, are accompanied by illustrations.

    In a review of the collection published in Eidolon 4 (March 1991), Leigh Edmonds writes, 'The stories fall into two sections, as the title suggests. The first third or so of the collection, "From Sea . . .", contains stories set mainly on this planet, while the second two thirds. . . To Shining Star", are space-faring stories. A great many of the stories are really, however, seafaring ones with all the lore of the sea and Chandler's experience in the merchant marine finding expression. Some stories deal directly with the experience of travelling at sea or in space, others tell stories about the people who travel, either on their journeys or once they arrive'.

    Source: Eidolon ('From Sea to Shining Star').

    Fyshwick : Dreamstone , 1990
    pg. 46-56
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