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Title: The Lotus Eaters Title Record # 47500
Author: Stanley G. Weinbaum
Date: 1935-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Ham Hammond
Language: English
Note: Astounding Stories, April 1935, illustrated by Elliot Dold.
Synopsis: (Available on page 480, Bleiler (Gernsback)). A honeymooning couple of scientists explore the temperate twilight zone of a Venus tidally locked to the Sun, where they find a population of super-intelligent plants who lack the animal characteristic of ambition to change things.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1952Translated by Otto Schrag
German Die Lotusesser
1953Translated by an uncredited hand
Italian I mangiatori di loto
1960Translated by Antonio Ribera
Spanish Los lotófagos
1962Translated by Colin Delavaud
French Les lotophages
1970Translated by Walter Brumm
German Die Lotos-Esser
1970Translated by Walter Brumm
German Die Lotosesser
1974Translated by Bernard Myers
French Les mangeurs de lotus [as by Stanley Weinbaum]
1978Translated by Mark Wynants
Dutch De Lotuseters
1980Translated by Leni Sobez
German Die Lotusesser
1982 Italian Venere: I mangiatori di loto
1988Translated by Edda Fensch
German Die Lotosesser
1992Translated by Н. Гузнинов / N. Guzninov.
Russian [as by
Стенли Вейнбаум?Stenli Veynbaum
Stanley Weinbaum
]
2007Translated by Françoise Jackson
French Les mangeurs de lotus
2017 Hungarian A lótuszevők
2018Translated by Giulio Bruno.
Italian I mangiatori di loto

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Stories, April 1935 1935-04-00 ed. F. Orlin Tremaine Street & Smith Publications, Inc.  
$0.20?$: US dollar
164
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Howard V. Brown Checkmark
Dawn of Flame and Other Stories 1936-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Conrad H. Ruppert  
$2.50?$: US dollar
313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey and Others 1949-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Fantasy Press  
$3.00?$: US dollar
289
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. J. Donnell Checkmark
Beyond Time and Space 1950-05-00 ed. August Derleth Pellegrini & Cudahy  
$4.50?$: US dollar
xiv+
643
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Überwindung von Raum und Zeit 1952-00-00 ed.
Gotthard Günther?Gotthard Guenther
Rauch (Rauchs Weltraum-Bücher #3) 3
DM 9.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
237+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Urania #4 1953-02-01 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Mondadori 4
Lit 150?Lit: Italian lira
160
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
The Hidden Planet: Science-Fiction Adventures on Venus 1959-04-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Ace Books D-354
$0.35?$: US dollar
190
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
El planeta oculto 1960-00-00 ed. uncredited E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #67) 67   234
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  
A Martian Odyssey 1962-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Lancer Books (Lancer Science Fiction Library) 74-808
$0.75?$: US dollar
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 Robert E. Schulz Checkmark
Satellite [France], #44-45 1962-07-00 ed.
Michel Bénâtre?Michel Benatre
Éditions Scientifiques et Littéraires?Editions Scientifiques et Litteraires
 
F4.00?F: French frank
196
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  
A Martian Odyssey 1966-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Lancer Books 72-146
$0.50?$: US dollar
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 Robert E. Schulz Checkmark
Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1967-02-01 ed. Sam Moskowitz World Publishing Co.  
$6.50?$: US dollar
552
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Mars-Odyssee 1970-01-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3168) 3168
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
143
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 Karl Stephan Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey 1972-11-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Lancer Books (Lancer Science Fiction Library) 75399
$0.95?$: US dollar
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 Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey and Other Science Fiction Tales 1974-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction) 0-88355-123-3
$13.50?$: US dollar
xxix+
555
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Virgil Finlay Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey and Other Science Fiction Tales 1974-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction) 0-88355-152-7
$5.75?$: US dollar
xxx+
556+
[6]
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
Les meilleurs récits de Astounding Stories Période 1934/37 1974-00-00 ed. Jacques Sadoul J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #532)     306
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 Howard V. Brown Checkmark
Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press 0-88355-156-X
$4.95?$: US dollar
x+
552
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  
Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction) 0-88355-127-6   x+
552
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1974-04-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Ballantine Books 0-345-23890-7
C$1.65?C$: Canadian dollar
xii+
306
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1974-04-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Ballantine Books 0-345-23890-7
$1.65?$: US dollar
xii+
306
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1974-06-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-23890-7
$1.65?$: US dollar
xii+
306
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
A Martian Odyssey and Other Stories 1977-10-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Sphere 0-7221-8960-5
£0.95?£: UK pound
316
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
Sprong naar Omega 1978-00-00 ed. A. van Hageland D.A.P. Reinaert 90-310-0419-7   373
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 Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1979-01-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27965-4
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
xii+
306
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1979-01-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-27965-4
$1.95?$: US dollar
xii+
306
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Stanley G. Weinbaum 1980-11-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6710) 3-8118-6710-5
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
368
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 Pujolar Checkmark
The Analog Anthology #1 1980-12-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications  
$2.95?$: US dollar
380
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".
anth Dean Ellis Checkmark
Analog's Golden Anniversary Anthology 1981-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-8037-0217-5
$10.95?$: US dollar
380
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Fifty Years of the Best Science Fiction from Analog 1982-00-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications  
$2.95?$: US dollar
380
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".
anth Checkmark
Un'odissea marziana 1982-01-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Libra Editrice (I Classici della Fantascienza #64) 64
Lit 14,000?Lit: Italian lira
234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Allison  
The Best of Stanley G. Weinbaum 1983-03-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Garland Publishing (The Best Science Fiction) 0-8240-4213-1
$19.95?$: US dollar
 
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Science Fiction Jubiläums Band: 25 Jahre Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1960-1985 1985-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4000) 3-453-31112-4
DM 12.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
796
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 Colin Hay Checkmark
Mars-Odyssee 1987-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #64) 3-453-31349-6
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
172
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 Bolo Petillo Checkmark
Die Welten des Wenn 1988-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Das Neue Berlin 3-360-00182-6
M 9.20?M: East German mark
308
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Kerstin Baarmann  
1992-00-00 ed.
Сергей Барсов?Sergey Barsov
Sergei Barsov
() 5-87198-025-2   544
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth
Борис Вальехо?Boris Val'ekho
Boris Vallejo
 
Interplanetary Odysseys 2006-04-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Leonaur Ltd 1-84677-060-2
£9.99?£: UK pound
284
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  
Interplanetary Odysseys 2006-04-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Leonaur Ltd 1-84677-070-X
£17.99?£: UK pound
284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Une odyssée martienne?Une odyssee martienne
2007-11-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum coda 978-2-84967-028-6
€29.00?€: Euro
468
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 Virgil Finlay  
The Wordsworth Collection of Science Fiction 2011-12-00 ed. David Stuart Davies Wordsworth Editions 978-1-84022-656-0
£6.99?£: UK pound
xiv+
1312
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 Nathan Clair Checkmark
Kalandok a Naprendszerben 2017-00-00 Stanley G. Weinbaum Delta Vision Kft. (
MesterMűvek: Science fiction?MesterMuvek: Science fiction
MesterMuevek: Science fiction
#6)
978-963-395-112-5
Ft 3,990?Ft: Hungarian forint
537
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
Fazekas Árpád?Fazekas Arpad
Checkmark
I mangiatori di loto 2018-01-16 Stanley G. Weinbaum Delos Digital (Biblioteca di un sole lontano #42) 978-88-254-0466-1
€1.99?€: Euro
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Tiziano Cremonini  
Strange Lands: Short Stories 2020-10-21 ed. uncredited Flame Tree Press (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-83964-237-1
£20.00?£: UK pound
480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Satellite: Sélection N° 10?Satellite: Selection No 10
date unknown ed.
Michel Bénâtre?Michel Benatre
Éditions Scientifiques et Littéraires?Editions Scientifiques et Litteraires
(
Satellite sélection?Satellite selection
#10)
 
F4.00?F: French frank
196+
66
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  
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