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Title: Hell Is the Absence of God Title Record # 100308
Author: Ted Chiang
Date: 2001-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: podcastle.org
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
2003Translated by 古沢嘉通 (Yoshimichi Furusawa).
Japanese
地獄とは神の不在なり?Jigoku towa Kami no Fuzai Nari
じごく とは かみ の ふざいなり
[as by ]
2003 Italian L'inferno è l'assenza di Dio
2004Translated by Luis G. Prado.
Spanish El infierno es la ausencia de Dios
2006Translated by Pierre-Paul Durastanti
French
L'enfer, quand Dieu n'est pas présent?L'enfer, quand Dieu n'est pas present
2008Translated by Emanuel Huţanu
Romanian
Iadul e acolo unde nu există Dumnezeu?Iadul e acolo unde nu exista Dumnezeu
2011Translated by molosovsky (Alexander Müller)
German Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes
2016 Portuguese O Inferno é a ausência de Deus

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Starlight 3 2001-07-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor 0-312-86780-8
$24.95?$: US dollar
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Miller Checkmark
Starlight 3 2002-05-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor 0-312-86779-4
$15.95?$: US dollar
350
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Edward Miller Checkmark
Fantasy: The Best of 2001 2002-06-00 ed. Karen Haber, Robert Silverberg ibooks 0-7434-5247-X
$7.99?$: US dollar
viii+
424
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Scott Grimando Checkmark
Hell Is the Absence of God 2002-07-00 Ted Chiang Fictionwise  
$0.88?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2002-07-00 Ted Chiang Tor 0-765-30418-X
$24.95?$: US dollar
333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gregory Manchess Checkmark
Year's Best Fantasy 2 2002-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Eos / HarperCollins 0-380-81841-8
$7.99?$: US dollar
xiii+
492
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tim White Checkmark
Year's Best Fantasy 2 2002-08-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Eos / HarperCollins / SFBC 0-7394-2844-6 / 52272
$10.99?$: US dollar
xi+
400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tim White Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2002-08-00 Ted Chiang St. Martin's Press 0-312-70716-9
$24.95?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Gregory Manchess  
S-Fマガジン 2003年3月号, #563?Esu-Efu Magajin 2003-nen 3-gatsu Gō, #563
Esu-Efu Magajin 2003-nen 3-gatsu Gou, #563
S-F Magajin 2003-nen 3-gatsu Gō, #563
S-F Magajin 2003-nen 3-gatsu Gou, #563
2003-03-00 ed.
Editors of S-Fマガジン?Editors of Esu-Efu Magajin
Editors of S-F Magajin
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
     
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
mag  
I premi Hugo 2002 2003-04-00 ed. Gianfranco Viviani Editrice Nord (Cosmo Collana di Fantascienza #332) 88-429-1264-6
€12.50?€: Euro
160
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Body Mortgage  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2003-07-00 Ted Chiang Orb 0-765-30419-8
$14.95?$: US dollar
333
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Joe Curcio Checkmark
あなたの人生の物語?あなた の じんせい の ものがたり
Anata no Jinsei no Monogatari
2003-09-30
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#1458)
4-15-011458-7
¥940?¥: Japanese yen
521+
[7]
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll
岩郷重力?Iwagō Jūryoku
いわごう じゅうりょく
Iwagou Juhryoku
Iwagou Juuryoku
,
WONDERWORKZ。?Wonderworkz
Checkmark
Gigamesh, 36 2004-00-00 ed. Juan Manuel Santiago Gigamesh 84-96208-01-X   132
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
mag Juan Miguel Aguilera  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2004-02-00 Ted Chiang Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 1-4050-4102-1
£10.99?£: UK pound
331
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Nebula Awards Showcase 2004 2004-03-00 ed. Vonda N. McIntyre Roc / New American Library 0-451-45957-1
$14.95?$: US dollar
vi+
280
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Ray Lundgren Checkmark
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Fantasy and Science Fiction 2004-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Voyager / HarperCollins (Australia) 0-7322-7872-4
A$32.95?A$: Australian dollar
xiii+
559+
[2]
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy 2004-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-059426-8
$15.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
512+
[2]
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2005-01-00 Ted Chiang Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 0-330-42664-8
£6.99?£: UK pound
331
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Shelley Eshkar  
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Fantasy and Science Fiction 2005-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Voyager / HarperCollins (Australia) 0-7322-7873-2
A$19.95?A$: Australian dollar
xvi+
677
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
La tour de Babylone 2006-04-21 Ted Chiang
Denoël?Denoel
(Lunes d'encre)
2-207-25456-9
€20.00?€: Euro
341
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Manchu  
Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology 2006-06-00 ed. James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-35-3
$14.95?$: US dollar
xv+
288
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Isabelle Rozenbaum Checkmark
Sci-Fi Magazin, februarie 2008 2008-02-00 ed.
George Lazăr?George Lazar
,
Cătălin Moraru?Catalin Moraru
Mediapress, Botoșani?Mediapress, Botosani
 
Lei 5?Lei: Romanian leu
78
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
mag Simon Spoon , James Steidl  
Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology 2008-05-22 ed. James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel Paw Prints 978-1-4352-8257-5
$23.95?$: US dollar
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
PodCastle, PC040 2009-02-06 ed. Rachel Swirsky Escape Artists, Inc.  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
Year's Best Fantasy 2 2009-10-13 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell HarperCollins e-books 978-0-06-175769-3
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Tim White  
La tour de Babylone 2010-04-02 Ted Chiang
Denoël?Denoel
(Folio SF #358)
978-2-07-040688-3   405
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Manchu  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2010-10-01 Ted Chiang Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-72-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2010-10-22 Ted Chiang Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-89-8
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Shelley Eshkar  
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-00-00 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-3079-3
$49.99?$: US dollar
992
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes 2011-12-00 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-942396-12-7
€14.90?€: Euro
181
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-12-20 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-4035-8
$39.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2015-05-21 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-4472-8923-4   338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Konstantin Inozemtsev , Getty Images  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2016-06-14 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-1-101-97212-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Arrival 2016-11-01 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Arrival 2016-11-01 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-0-525-43367-5
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Shelley Eshkar  
Arrival 2016-11-03 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-5117-1
£8.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
História da sua vida e outros contos?Historia da sua vida e outros contos
2016-11-14 Ted Chiang Intrinseca 978-85-510-0078-6
R$69.90?R$: Brazilian real
368
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Arrival: Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes 2017-07-24 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-946503-12-5
€18.00?€: Euro
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2018-04-12 Ted Chiang Subterranean Press  
$125.00?$: US dollar
i+
351
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jacob McMurray Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2020-06-11 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5290-3943-6
£9.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Geteilt durch Null 2020-10-30 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-96509-037-8
€24.00?€: Euro
360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Arrival date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Arrival date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-4472-8923-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Konstantin Inozemtsev , Getty Images Checkmark
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy date unknown ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-059426-8
$15.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
514
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Michael Whelan Checkmark
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