Ghost World single work   short story   science fiction  
Alternative title: Ghost
Issue Details: First known date: 1957 1957
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'Jelks was a man, slow and methodical, the logical choice to sit alone in the Space Station as an observer. So when strange things happened below him, Jelks investigated slowly' (

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y Science Fantasy vol. 9 no. 26 1957 Z1675617 1957 periodical issue 1957
    Note: Published as "Ghost."
  • Appears in:
    y Imaginative Tales vol. 5 no. 3 May 1958 Z1698365 1958 periodical issue 1958 pg. 72-84
  • Appears in:
    y Up to the Sky in Ships A. Bertram Chandler , NESFA Press , 1982 Z810904 1982 selected work novel science fiction

    'Up to the Sky in Ships is published to commemorate A. Bertram Chandler's appearance as Guest of Honour at Chicon IV, the fortieth world science fiction convention. This book contains seven undeservedly obscure stories, including Chance Encounter, the first story in which John Grimes (Chandler's most famous character) appears, and A New Dimension, set in an alternate world in which Ned Kelly uses unusual tactics to win Australia's war for independence' (Up to the Sky in Ships).

    NESFA Press , 1982
    pg. 53-68
    Note: Published as "Ghost."
Last amended 15 May 2012