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Title: The Thing in the Stone Title Record # 54377
Author: Clifford D. Simak
Date: 1970-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Language: English
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1970 The Thing in the Stone [as by Clifford Simak]
Year Language Title
1970 Italian Caverna nel Wisconsin
1971Translated by Denise Hersant
French La chose dans la pierre
1973Translated by Jan Koesen
Dutch Het Ding in de Rots
1975Translated by Jannis Kumbulis
German Das Ding im Stein
1979Translated by Tony Westermayr.
German Das Wesen im Fels
1979Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French La chose dans la pierre
1980Translated by Eurico da Fonseca.
Portuguese A Coisa na Pedra
1986Translated by Mirjana Živković
Serbian Stvar u kamenu [as by Kliford Simak]
1996Translated by Jiří Engliš
Czech
Věc ve skále?Vec ne skale
2015
  • Translated by К. Сенин (K. Senin).
  • Russian title means "Who is There, Deep in the Rocks ?".
Russian
Кто там, в толще скал??Kto tam, v tolshche skal?
[as by
Клиффорд Саймак?Klifford Saymak
Clifford Simak
]

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
2 1971 Hugo Best Novella
Nomination 1971 Nebula Novella

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Worlds of If, March 1970 1970-03-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal Publishing & Distributing Corporation  
$0.60?$: 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 Mike Gilbert Checkmark
If, April 1970 (UK) 1970-04-00 ed. Ejler Jakobsson Universal-Tandem Publishing Company Ltd.  
5/-?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).
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 Mike Gilbert  
Urania #543 1970-06-28 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Mondadori 543
Lit 300?Lit: Italian lira
144
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 Karel Thole  
World's Best Science Fiction: 1971 1971-00-00 ed. Terry Carr, Donald A. Wollheim Ace Books (World's Best Science Fiction #7) 91358
$0.95?$: US dollar
349
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 Davis Meltzer Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #84 1971-05-00 ed. Michel Demuth 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 Raymond Bertrand Checkmark
World's Best Science Fiction: 1971 1971-09-00 ed. Terry Carr, Donald A. Wollheim Ace Books / SFBC (World's Best Science Fiction #7) 3437   xii+
372
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
World's Best Science Fiction: 1971 1971-10-00 ed. Terry Carr, Donald A. Wollheim Gollancz 0-575-01346-X
£?£: UK pound
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Het Ding in de Rots 1973-00-00 ed. Terry Carr, Donald A. Wollheim Luitingh (Luitingh SF Verhalen #4) 90-245-0191-1   168
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
Science-Fiction-Stories 48 1975-05-00 ed. uncredited Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #91 (3139)) 3-548-03139-0
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
122
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 John Berkey Checkmark
The Best of Clifford D. Simak 1975-06-00 Clifford D. Simak Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98172-5
£3.95?£: UK pound
253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll David Hardy Checkmark
The Best of Clifford D. Simak 1975-10-00 Clifford D. Simak Sphere Books 0-7221-7836-0
£0.60?£: UK pound
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
Scendendo. Romanzi e racconti di fantascienza sotterranea 1977-09-00 ed. Carlo Fruttero Mondadori (Omnibus) 14244
Lit 6,500?Lit: Italian lira
478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karel Thole  
Skirmish: The Great Short Fiction of Clifford D. Simak 1977-10-00 Clifford D. Simak Berkley/Putnam 0-399-12032-7
$8.95?$: US dollar
320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Frank Riley (artist) Checkmark
Skirmish: The Great Short Fiction of Clifford D.Simak 1978-08-00 Clifford D. Simak Berkley Books 0-425-03821-1
$1.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
272
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 Frank Riley (artist) Checkmark
Invasionen 1979-07-00 Clifford D. Simak Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23310) 3-442-23310-0
DM 4.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
128
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
Escarmouche 1979-11-09 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1005) 2-277-21005-6   284
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 Boris  
A Revolta das Máquinas, 2º volume 1980-00-00 Clifford D. Simak Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #279)     194
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll A. Pedro  
Nevolje sa Tihoom 1986-00-00 Kliford Simak Dnevnik (Supernova #3)     128
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Creator and Other Stories 1993-12-00 Clifford D. Simak Severn House 0-7278-9004-2
£8.99?£: UK pound
278
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 Creator and Other Stories 1993-12-00 Clifford D. Simak Severn House 0-7278-4569-1
£14.99?£: UK pound
278
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Escarmouche 1996-02-19 Clifford D. Simak J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1005) 2-277-21005-6   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 Boris  
Ikarie, 10/96 1996-10-00 ed.
Ivan Adamovič?Ivan Adamovic
Ivan Adamovich
,
Vlado Ríša?Vlado Risa
Mladá Fronta  
Kč 19.00?Kč: Czech koruna (crown)
64
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag
David Spáčil?David Spacil
 
2015-00-00 ed. uncredited
Book'ва?Book'va
()
    512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Thing in the Stone and Other Stories 2017-07-04 Clifford D. Simak Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-4521-6
$7.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Jason Gabbert  
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