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Title: A Song for Lya Title Record # 50961
Author: George R. R. Martin
Date: 1974-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: Thousand Worlds
Webpages: wikidata.org
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Ariadna Molinari Tato
Spanish Una canción para Lya
1975Translated by Yoma Cap
German Abschied von Lya
1982 Swedish En sång till Lya
1982Translated by Martin Eisele
German Ein Lied für Lya
1982 French Chanson pour Lya
1984
  • Translated by Boban Knežević & Aleksandar B. Nedeljković & Miodrag Milovanović
Serbian Pesma za Liu [as by Džorž R. R. Martin]
1994Translated by Mihai-Dan Pavelescu
Romanian
Cântec pentru Lya?Cantec pentru Lya
1996Translated by Roberta Rambelli
Italian Un canto per Lya
1999Translated by Mihai-Dan Pavelescu
Romanian
Un cântec pentru Lya?Un ceyhntec pentru Lya
2016Translated by Ruxandra Toma
Romanian
Cântec pentru Lya?Cantec pentru Lya
2017 Portuguese Uma canção para Lya
Year Language Title
1982 Polish
Pieśń dla Lyanny (Part 1 of 2)?Piesn dla Lyanny (Part 1 of 2)
1982 Polish
Pieśń dla Lyanny (Part 2 of 2)?Piesn dla Lyanny (Part 2 of 2)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, June 1974 1974-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Condé Nast  
$0.60?$: US dollar
180
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 Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
The 1975 Annual World's Best SF 1975-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #148) UW1170
$1.50?$: US dollar
269
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 1975 Annual World's Best SF 1975-09-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / SFBC 1260
$2.49?$: US dollar
ix+
277
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard V. Corben Checkmark
Science Fiction Story Reader 5 1975-12-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3473) 3-453-30355-5
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
156
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
A Song for Lya and Other Stories 1976-02-00 George R. R. Martin Avon 0-380-00521-2
C$1.25?C$: Canadian dollar
208
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 Patrick Woodroffe Checkmark
A Song for Lya and Other Stories 1976-02-00 George R. R. Martin Avon 0-380-00521-2
$1.25?$: US dollar
208
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 Patrick Woodroffe Checkmark
The World's Best SF Short Stories #2 1976-11-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim The Elmfield Press 0-7057-0076-3   269
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Leeder Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three 1977-08-05 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-12218-7
$12.50?$: US dollar
xvi+
603
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Jay Silverman Checkmark
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three 1977-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 1845
$4.50?$: US dollar
xvi+
603
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Jay Silverman Checkmark
A Song for Lya 1978-03-00 George R. R. Martin Coronet Books 0-340-22779-6
£0.85?£: UK pound
208
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 Joe Petagno Checkmark
The Best of Analog 1978-10-00 ed. Ben Bova Baronet Publishing Co. (A Baronet/Analog Book) 0-89437-034-0
$5.95?$: US dollar
418
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 Alex Schomburg  
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three, Part Three: 1974-1975 1979-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Dennis Dobson     209
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best of Analog 1979-03-00 ed. Ben Bova Ace Books (An Analog Book) 0-441-05470-6
$2.25?$: US dollar
418
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 Alex Schomburg Checkmark
The Hugo Winners: Volume 3, Book 2 1979-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24045-2
$1.95?$: US dollar
352
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 Attila Hejja Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Four 1980-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-585-1, UE1585
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
269
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 Segrelles Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Four 1980-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-585-1
$2.25?$: US dollar
269
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 Segrelles Checkmark
Fantastyka 1'82 1982-00-00 ed. Adam Hollanek
Krajowe Wydawnictwo Czasopism "Prasa-Książka-Ruch"?Krajowe Wydawnictwo Czasopism "Prasa-Ksiazka-Ruch"
35839
zł 50.00?zł: Polish zloty
66
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Jerzy Wróblewski Checkmark
Fantastyka 2'82 1982-00-00 ed. Adam Hollanek
Krajowe Wydawnictwo Czasopism "Prasa-Książka-Ruch"?Krajowe Wydawnictwo Czasopism "Prasa-Ksiazka-Ruch"
35839 Z-109
zł 50.00?zł: Polish zloty
66
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag C. Thole Checkmark
Nova Science Fiction - 3 1982 1982-00-00 ed. John-Henri Holmberg, Per W. Insulander Laissez faire 467-3
skr 19.75?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
100
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 Don Maitz  
Die zweite Stufe der Einsamkeit 1982-03-00 George R. R. Martin Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3567) 3-8118-3567-X
DM 6.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
271
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 Lundgren Checkmark
Chanson pour Lya 1982-10-11 George R. R. Martin J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1380) 2-277-21380-2   285
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 Eric Ladd Checkmark
Monolit, Science Fiction almanah 1984-04-00 ed.
Boban Knežević?Boban Knezevic
Izdanje prevodilaca, Monolit (Monolit #1)     510
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
Dobrosav-Bob Živković?Dobrosav-Bob Zivkovic
Dobrosav-Bob Zhivkovich
Checkmark
Nightflyers 1985-12-00 George R. R. Martin Bluejay Books 0-312-94332-6
$8.95?$: US dollar
295
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 Warhola Checkmark
Monolit, Science Fiction almanah 1987-00-00 ed.
Boban Knežević?Boban Knezevic
Izdanje prevodilaca, Monolit (Monolit #1)     510
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
Dobrosav Bob Živković?Dobrosav Bob Zivkovic
Dobrosav Bob Zhivkovic
Checkmark
Nightflyers 1987-02-00 George R. R. Martin Tor 0-812-54562-1
$2.95?$: US dollar
295
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 Warhola Checkmark
Nightflyers 1988-00-00 George R. R. Martin Tor 0-812-54564-8
$3.50?$: US dollar
295
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
Almanah Anticipația 1995?Almanah Anticipatia 1995
1994-00-00 ed. Mihai-Dan Pavelescu
Știință & Tehnică?Shtiintsa & Tehnicah
973-96937-4-1
Lei 4,900?Lei: Romanian leu
272
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 Walter Riess  
I premi Hugo 1974-75 1996-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Mondadori (Classici Urania #233)  
Lit 6,500?Lit: Italian lira
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 Chris Alan Wilton  
Zburătorii nopții?Zburahtorii noptsii
Zburatorii noptii
1999-00-00 George R. R. Martin Editura Teora (Sci-Fi (Editura Teora) #37) 973-20-0224-7
Lei 30,000?Lei: Romanian leu
214
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 Chris Moore  
Ikarus 2001 2001-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #6370) 3-453-17984-6
€8.00?€: Euro
782
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
A Song for Lya and Other Stories 2001-04-00 George R. R. Martin Babbage Press 1-930235-11-9
$17.95?$: US dollar
215
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 Lydia C. Marano Checkmark
GRRM: A RRetrospective 2003-09-00 George R. R. Martin Subterranean Press 1-931081-91-3
$125.00?$: US dollar
1283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Phil Parks Checkmark
GRRM: A RRetrospective 2003-09-00 George R. R. Martin Subterranean Press 1-931081-90-5
$40.00?$: US dollar
1283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Phil Parks  
A Song for Lya 2005-00-00 George R. R. Martin ElectricStory.com 1-59729-036-X
$2.00?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Catska Ench , Cory Ench  
Dreamsongs: GRRM: A RRetrospective 2006-00-00 George R. R. Martin Gollancz 978-0-575-08148-2
£14.99?£: UK pound
1182+
[3]
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 Dominic Harman  
Dreamsongs: GRRM: A RRetrospective 2006-09-00 George R. R. Martin Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07905-3
£20.00?£: UK pound
1185
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
Dreamsongs: GRRM: A RRetrospective 2007-10-00 George R. R. Martin Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07905-3
£14.99?£: UK pound
1185
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 Dominic Harman  
Dreamsongs: Volume I 2007-10-30 George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 978-0-553-90432-1
$12.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Dominic Harman  
Dreamsongs: Volume I 2007-11-00 George R. R. Martin Bantam Spectra 0-553-80545-2
$27.00?$: US dollar
683
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
Dreamsongs 1: A RRetrospective 2008-03-13 George R. R. Martin Gollancz 978-0-7528-9008-1
£8.99?£: UK pound
672
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 Dominic Harman  
Dreamsongs: A RRetrospective: Book One 2008-09-18 George R. R. Martin Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08611-1
£1.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Zburătorii nopții?Zburahtorii noptsii
Zburatorii noptii
2010-06-25 George R. R. Martin Editura Nemira (Nautilus) 978-606-8134-95-6
Lei 10?Lei: Romanian leu
384
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  
Dreamsongs: Volume I 2012-10-16 George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 978-0-553-38568-7
$18.00?$: US dollar
xix+
686
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 Dominic Harman  
Starter Pack: 4-Book Bundle 2012-12-03 George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 978-0-345-54113-0
$34.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Traumlieder: Erster Band 2014-11-00 George R. R. Martin Heyne 978-3-453-31611-9
€14.99?€: Euro
540
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
Nele Schütz?Nele Schuetz
Checkmark
GRRM: Eine RRetrospektive 1 2014-12-00 George R. R. Martin Fantasy Productions 978-3-946502-00-5
€29.50?€: Euro
608
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Cântec pentru Lya?Cantec pentru Lya
2016-06-04 George R. R. Martin Editura Nemira (Nautilus) 978-606-758-592-6
Lei 40?Lei: Romanian leu
320
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  
GRRM: RRetrospectiva da obra 2017-00-00 George R. R. Martin LeYa Brasil 978-85-441-0622-8   1104
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Elmo Rosa Checkmark
Una canción para Lya 2017-11-00 George R. R. Martin Plaza y Janés (Éxitos) 978-950-644-441-9   314
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 Marc Simonetti  
Nightflyers & Other Stories 2018-03-27 George R. R. Martin Tor 978-1-250-30384-4
$5.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Stephen Youll  
Nightflyers and Other Stories 2018-05-31 George R. R. Martin Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-830017-3
£20.00?£: UK pound
368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Larry Rostant Checkmark
Nightflyers and Other Stories 2018-05-31 George R. R. Martin Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-830018-0
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Nightflyers & Other Stories 2018-06-00 George R. R. Martin Tor 978-1-250-30234-2
$9.99?$: US dollar
368
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 Stephen Youll  
Nightflyers and Other Stories 2019-01-10 George R. R. Martin Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-830076-0
£8.99?£: UK pound
368
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 Larry Rostant  
Zburătorii nopții?Zburahtorii noptsii
Zburatorii noptii
2019-02-14 George R. R. Martin Editura Nemira (Armada (Editura Nemira)) 978-606-43-0430-8
Lei 40?Lei: Romanian leu
312
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  
The Hugo Winners, Volume Three date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC 01845
$5.98?$: US dollar
xvi+
603
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Jay Silverman Checkmark
Dreamsongs: GRRM: A RRetrospective date unknown George R. R. Martin Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07905-3
£20.00?£: UK pound
1185
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
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