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Title: Dear Devil Title Record # 41498
Author: Eric Frank Russell
Date: 1950-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1968Translated by Remo Genocchi
Italian Caro diavolo
1969Translated by Bruno Martin
French
Cher Démon?Cher Demon
1971Translated by C. A. G. van den Broek (= Kees van den Broek)
Dutch Duiveltjelief
1979Translated by H. P. Lehnert.
German Geliebter Teufel
1980Translated by Joachim Körber
German Lieber Teufel
1981Translated by Aleksandar Gvoić
Croatian
Drago čudovište?Drago cudoviste
Drago chudovishte

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
5 2001 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Other Worlds Science Stories, May 1950 1950-05-00 ed. Raymond A. Palmer Clark Publishing Company  
$0.35?$: US dollar
164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Malcolm Smith Checkmark
Big Book of Science Fiction 1950-08-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers  
$3.00?$: US dollar
vii+
545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Space, Space, Space 1953-10-00 ed. William Sloane Franklin Watts  
$2.50?$: US dollar
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alex Schomburg Checkmark
Space, Space, Space 1958-00-00 ed. William Sloane Franklin Watts  
$2.95?$: US dollar
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alex Schomburg  
Nebula Science Fiction, Number 26 1958-01-00 ed. Peter Hamilton Peter Hamilton  
2/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
112
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag James Stark Checkmark
Space, Space, Space 1963-00-00 ed. William Sloane Franklin Watts  
$3.95?$: US dollar
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alex Schomburg Checkmark
Somewhere a Voice 1965-00-00 Eric Frank Russell Dennis Dobson  
16/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Somewhere a Voice 1966-00-00 Eric Frank Russell Ace Books F-398
$0.40?$: US dollar
174
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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
Earthmen and Strangers 1966-09-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Duell, Sloan and Pearce  
$3.95?$: US dollar
xi+
240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Earthmen and Strangers 1967-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Meredith Press / Duell, Sloan and Pearce  
$3.95?$: US dollar
240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galassia #86 1968-02-00 ed. Ugo Malaguti Casa Editrice La Tribuna 86
Lit 350?Lit: Italian lira
208
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Paola Pallottino Checkmark
Somewhere a Voice 1968-05-00 Eric Frank Russell Penguin Books 2722
4/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
188
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 Carl Strüwe Checkmark
Earthmen and Strangers 1968-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Dell 2206
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
191
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Earthmen and Strangers 1968-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Dell 2206
$0.50?$: US dollar
191
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Gentle Invaders 1969-05-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Belmont Books B60-1011
$0.60?$: US dollar
176
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 Checkmark
Gentle Invaders 1969-05-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Belmont Books B60-1011
C$0.60?C$: Canadian dollar
176
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 Checkmark
Fiction, #192 1969-12-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
OPTA  
F3.50?F: French frank
164
digest?Digest-size magazine, including both standard digest size, at about 7" by 4.5", and also large digest, such as recent issues of Asimov's, which are about 8.25" by 5.125".
mag Lacroix  
Duiveltjelief 1971-00-00 Eric Frank Russell Bruna (Bruna SF #4) 90-229-9004-4
ƒ3.50?ƒ: Dutch guilder
160
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 Rinke Doornekamp Checkmark
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1974-04-17 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1974-06-11 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1974-11-15 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1975-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Creatures from Beyond 1975-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6459-6
$6.95?$: US dollar
192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James E. Barry Checkmark
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux  
Creatures from Beyond 1976-04-00 ed. Terry Carr Thomas Nelson / SFBC 2066
$1.98?$: US dollar
vi+
180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James E. Barry Checkmark
Earthmen and Strangers 1977-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Manor Books 0-532-15228-1
$1.50?$: US dollar
xii+
240
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 Checkmark
The Classic Book of Science Fiction 1978-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers     545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1978-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux  
The Best of Eric Frank Russell 1978-10-00 Eric Frank Russell Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27700-7
C$2.25?C$: Canadian dollar
xv+
336
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 H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
The Best of Eric Frank Russell 1978-10-00 Eric Frank Russell Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27700-7
$1.95?$: US dollar
xv+
336
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 H. R. Van Dongen Checkmark
Seelen-Transfer 1979-07-24 Eric Frank Russell Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #316) TTB316
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
159
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 Cesare Reggiani Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Eric Frank Russell 1980-04-00 Eric Frank Russell Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6703) 3-8118-6703-2
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
400
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Sirius, #55 1981-01-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik  
Din 30?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
148
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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
The Classic Book of Science Fiction 1982-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books 0-517-35726-7   545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ray Yeldham Checkmark
The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) 1984-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #594) 0-87997-953-4 / UE1953
$3.50?$: US dollar
319
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 Dino Marsan Checkmark
The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) 1984-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada (DAW Collectors #594) 0-87997-953-4 / UE1953
C$3.95?C$: Canadian dollar
319
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 Dino Marsan Checkmark
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1984-10-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Manchu  
The Best of Eric Frank Russell 1986-07-00 Eric Frank Russell Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-33223-7
$3.95?$: US dollar
336
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Best of Eric Frank Russell 1987-03-00 Eric Frank Russell Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-33223-7
£2.95?£: UK pound
336
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  
Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction: Sixth Series 1988-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-65754-6
$8.95?$: US dollar
624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Earthmen and Strangers 1989-02-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Bart Books 1-55785-081-X
$3.50?$: US dollar
191
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 F. Rubio  
D'étranges visiteurs?D'etranges visiteurs
1998-10-00 ed. Christian Poslaniec Médium (France) 2-211-04809-9
F40.00?F: French frank
193
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 Richard Oelze  
Major Ingredients: The Selected Short Stories of Eric Frank Russell 2000-09-00 Eric Frank Russell NESFA Press 1-886778-10-8
$29.00?$: US dollar
701
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Major Ingredients: The Selected Short Stories of Eric Frank Russell 2003-03-00 Eric Frank Russell NESFA Press 1-886778-10-8
$29.00?$: US dollar
701
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Space, Space, Space date unknown ed. William Sloane Grosset & Dunlap     288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alex Schomburg Checkmark
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