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Title: SQ Title Record # 58839
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Date: 1978-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: "...a devastating portrait of the political mind, fanatic in its quest for power."
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Current Tags: first person (1), social satire (1), near future (1), madness (1), test (1), sanity (1), insanity (1), science fiction (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1980Translated by Wolfgang Crass Stated as 'GX' in the table of content.
German GQ
1983Translated by Jean-Pierre Pugi
French Le Test
1985Translated by Hilde Linnert
German SQ
1988Translated by Jean-Pierre Pugi
French Le test [as by Ursula Le Guin]
1994
  • Translated by Mirjana ˇivković
Serbian SQ [as by Ursula Legvin]
2003Translated by Roberta Rambelli
Italian SQ

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
9 1979 Locus Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Cassandra Rising 1978-08-18 ed. Alice Laurance Doubleday 0-385-12857-6
$7.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
207
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth One Plus One Studio Checkmark
The 1979 Annual World's Best SF 1979-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #337) 0-87997-459-1 / UE1459
$2.25?$: US dollar
268
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 1979 Annual World's Best SF 1979-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-459-1 / UE1459
C$2.25?C$: Canadian dollar
268
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
Science Fiction Almanach 1981 1980-12-00 ed. H. J. Alpers Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3506) 3-8118-3506-8
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
366
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 Maroto Checkmark
The Survival of Freedom 1981-08-00 ed. John F. Carr, Jerry Pournelle Fawcett Crest 0-449-24435-0
$2.50?$: US dollar
381
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 Compass Rose 1982-06-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Pendragon Press & Underwood-Miller 0-934438-60-9
$40.00?$: US dollar
290
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Thomas Canty  
The Compass Rose 1982-07-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row 0-06-014988-4
$14.95?$: US dollar
viii+
273
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jon Weiman Checkmark
The Compass Rose 1982-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row / SFBC 1403
$5.50?$: US dollar
246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jon Weiman  
The Compass Rose 1983-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 0-575-03229-4
£7.95?£: UK pound
viii+
273
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Compass Rose 1983-07-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-23512-5
$3.50?$: US dollar
xii+
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 Yvonne Gilbert Checkmark
La femme infinie 1983-10-00 ed. Pierre K. Rey Casterman 2-203-22637-4 FF 60 267
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jean-Pierre Sénamaud  
The Compass Rose 1984-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Granada 0-586-06053-7
£1.95?£: UK pound
286
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 Goodfellow Checkmark
Light Years and Dark: Science Fiction and Fantasy of and for Our Time 1984-11-00 ed. Michael Bishop Berkley Books 0-425-07214-2
$8.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
498
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
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Eight 1984-12-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-984-4
$2.95?$: US dollar
268
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 Oliviero Berni  
Die Kompassrose 1985-07-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #47) 3-453-31156-6
DM 8.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
302
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Schöne Zukunftswelt: Utopische Geschichten?Schoene Zukunftswelt: Utopische Geschichten
1985-12-00 ed. Manfred Kluge Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6611) 3-453-02205-X
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
380
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
Nägele?Naegele
Checkmark
The Compass Rose 1987-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Spectra 0-553-23512-5
$3.50?$: US dollar
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  
The Compass Rose 1988-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Grafton / Collins (UK) 0-586-06053-7
£2.95?£: UK pound
286
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 Goodfellow Checkmark
Les quatre vents du désir 1988-04-00 Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5288) 2-266-02178-8   345
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 W. Siudmak  
The Compass Rose 1991-06-00 Ursula K. Le Guin HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100181-3
$4.50?$: US dollar
xi+
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 Kinuko Craft Checkmark
Ru˛a kompasa?Ruza kompasa
1994-00-00 Ursula Legvin Polaris Beograd (SF biblioteka Polaris)     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 Jon Weiman Checkmark
Science Fiction, Science Fact, and You 1996-00-00 ed. Lila Lowenherz, Robert J. Lowenherz Amsco School Publications 1-56765-028-7
$12.53?$: US dollar
ix+
395
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
Virtually Now: Stories of Science, Technology, and the Future 1996-11-00 ed. Jeanne Schinto Persea Books 0-89255-220-4
$13.95?$: US dollar
254
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  
Il diario della rosa 2003-02-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Editrice Nord (Narrativa Nord #168) 88-429-1244-1
€14.00?€: Euro
250
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ciruelo  
The Compass Rose 2005-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial / HarperCollins 0-06-091447-5
$13.95?$: US dollar
xi+
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  
The Compass Rose 2015-08-13 Ursula K. Le Guin Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1437-8
£4.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose 2015-08-13 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-0576-5
£9.99?£: UK pound
xx+
561
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.
omni Christopher Gibbs Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz / Orion (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-0576-5
£9.99?£: UK pound
xx+
561
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.
omni Christopher Gibbs Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Eight date unknown ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-984-4 / UE1984
$2.95?$: US dollar
268
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Wollheim's World's Best SF: Series Eight date unknown ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books 0-87997-984-4 / UE1984
$2.95?$: US dollar
268
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 Oliviero Berni  
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