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Title: In the Hall of the Martian Kings Title Record # 50199
Author: John Varley
Date: 1976-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
Synopsis: The members of an Earth expedition stranded on Mars, discover native organisms which offer the hope of survival.
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Current Tags: hard sf (1), mars (1), space exploration (1), exobiology (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1978Translated by Keto von Waberer
German Im Audienzsaal der Marskönige
1978Translated by Roderick van Rhyn
Dutch In de zaal der Martiaanse koningen
1979Translated by Mark Wynants
Dutch Martiaanse Overwintering
1979Translated by Michel Deutsch
French Dans le palais des rois martiens
1984Translated by Domingo Santos.
Spanish En el salón de los reyes marcianos
1988 Serbian U dvorani marsovskih kraljeva [as by Džon Varli]
1992Translated by an unknown hand
Romanian
În palatul regilor marțieni?In palatul regilor martieni

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, February 1977 1977-02-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.  
$1.00?$: 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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Die Cinderella-Maschine 1978-00-00 ed. Manfred Kluge Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3605) 3-453-30512-4
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
141
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
Jörg Remé?Joerg Reme
Checkmark
Retrograde zomer 1978-00-00 John Varley Meulenhoff (M=SF #138) 90-290-0569-6   317
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The 1978 Annual World's Best SF 1978-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #288) 0-87997-376-5 / UJ1376
$1.95?$: US dollar
270
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The 1978 Annual World's Best SF 1978-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-376-5 / UJ1376
C$1.95?C$: Canadian dollar
270
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1978-07-00 John Varley The Dial Press/James Wade / SFBC 3441
$3.50?$: US dollar
xiv+
272
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1978-07-00 John Varley The Dial Press/James Wade (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-8037-6866-4
$9.95?$: US dollar
xv+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jim Burns Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Seventh Annual Collection 1978-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois E. P. Dutton 0-525-06496-6
$8.95?$: US dollar
xvi+
208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mark Rubin Checkmark
The 1978 Annual World's Best SF 1978-08-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / SFBC 3320
$2.98?$: US dollar
277
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
In the Hall of the Martian Kings 1978-09-00 John Varley Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98504-6
£5.50?£: UK pound
xvii+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
In the Hall of the Martian Kings 1978-10-00 John Varley Orbit / Futura (Quantum Science Fiction) 0-7088-8036-3
£1.10?£: UK pound
xv+
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
SF. Top Class 1 1979-00-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim D.A.P. Reinaert 90-310-0458-8   331
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
anth  
Dans le palais des rois martiens 1979-04-13 John Varley
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#276)
    253
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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
 
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Seventh Annual Collection 1979-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Dell 0-440-11208-7
$1.95?$: 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 D. Beck Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1979-08-00 John Varley Dell (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-440-17311-6
C$2.25?C$: Canadian dollar
xv+
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Seventh Annual Collection 1979-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Dell 0-440-11208-7
C$1.95?C$: 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 D. Beck Checkmark
The Persistence of Vision 1979-08-00 John Varley Dell (Quantum Science Fiction #4) 0-440-17311-6
$2.25?$: US dollar
xv+
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction 23rd Series 1980-05-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Doubleday 0-385-15225-6
$10.00?$: US dollar
273
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Rauch Checkmark
The World's Best SF. 5 1980-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim Dennis Dobson 0-234-72199-5
£5.95?£: UK pound
270
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Weaver Checkmark
Quantum Special 2 1981-03-00 uncredited Sidgwick & Jackson (Quantum Special #2) 0-283-98585-2
£8.95?£: UK pound
414+
xvii+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Noch mehr Voraussichten 1981-09-00 John Varley Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23383) 3-442-23383-6
DM 4.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
157
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
Jürgen F. Rogner?Juergen F. Rogner
Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction: 23rd Edition 1981-11-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Ace Books 0-441-05484-6
$2.50?$: US dollar
273
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
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Seven 1983-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #288) 0-87997-888-0 / UE1888
$2.95?$: US dollar
270
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 Graham Wildridge Checkmark
En el salón de los reyes marcianos 1984-00-00 John Varley Martínez Roca (Super Ficción (1ª época) #90) 84-270-0863-5   173
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 Salinas Blanch  
The Persistence of Vision 1984-11-00 John Varley Berkley Books 0-425-07300-9
$2.95?$: US dollar
xv+
288
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 James Warhola Checkmark
La persistencia de la visión 1986-00-00 John Varley Orbis (Biblioteca de Ciencia Ficción #26) 84-7634-306-X   256
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  
Dans le palais des rois martiens 1986-04-00 John Varley
Denoël?Denoel
(
Présence du Futur?Presence du Futur
#276)
2-207-30276-8   260
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
Stéphane Dumont?Stephane Dumont
 
The Persistence of Vision 1988-04-00 John Varley Ace Books 0-441-66221-8
$3.95?$: US dollar
xv+
288
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 James Warhola Checkmark
Alef, #11 1988-06-00 ed.
Boban Knežević?Boban Knezevic
Dnevnik  
Din 2,000?Din: Serbian and Yugoslavian dinar
132
A5?14.8 cm by 21 cm or 5.8" by 8.3" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag
Vladimir Vesović?Vladimir Vesovic
Checkmark
Quasar, 5/1992 1992-00-00 ed.
Mihai Bădescu?Mihai Badescu
, Dan Pavelescu
PROCONSF  
Lei 85?Lei: Romanian leu
48
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 Mugur Popescu  
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons 2000-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-25462-8
$17.95?$: US dollar
xi+
481
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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Exploring the Horizons: Explorers, and the Furthest Horizon 2000-05-00 Gardner Dozois Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-1009-1 / 11247
$17.98?$: US dollar
916
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni John Berkey Checkmark
Persistance de la vision 2000-09-14 John Varley
Denoël?Denoel
(Folio SF #17)
2-07-041592-9   510
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 Ellen Martorelli  
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons 2002-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois   0-312-27150-6
$17.95?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Chesley Bonestell  
The John Varley Reader 2004-09-00 John Varley Ace Books 0-441-01195-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
ix+
532
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 Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer Checkmark
The John Varley Reader 2004-10-00 John Varley Ace Books / SFBC 0-7394-4671-1 / 1173161
$12.99?$: US dollar
532
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer Checkmark
Fourth Planet from the Sun: Tales of Mars from the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 2005-04-00 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Thunder's Mouth Press / SFBC 0-7394-5190-1 / 1187875
$11.99?$: US dollar
xii+
307
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michael Carroll Checkmark
Fourth Planet from the Sun: Tales of Mars from the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 2005-04-00 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Thunder's Mouth Press 1-56025-666-4
$15.95?$: US dollar
xii+
307
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 Carroll Checkmark
The John Varley Reader 2020-09-22 John Varley Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-6341-8
$11.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 978-0-312-27150-3
$7.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Chesley Bonestell  
The John Varley Reader date unknown John Varley Ace Books 978-1-4406-2512-1
$20.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Ian McKinnell , Ralph Mercer  
The 1978 Annual World's Best SF date unknown ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #288) 0-87997-376-5
$1.95?$: US dollar
270
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
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