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Title: The Sadness of the Executioner Title Record # 63343
Author: Fritz Leiber
Date: 1973-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1975Translated by Lore Straßl
German
Kämpfer wider den Tod?Kaempfer wider den Tod
1978Translated by I. R. de León
Dutch De droefenis van de beul
1979Translated by Jacques Corday
French La tristesse du bourreau
1992Translated by Л. Довлатов / L. Dovlatov.
Russian [as by
Фриц Лейбер?Frits Leyber
Fritz Leiber
]
1992Translated by Joakim Svahn
Swedish Den sorgsne Bödeln
2003Translated by José Miguel Pallarés
Spanish La tristeza del verdugo
2006Translated by Joachim Körber
German Der traurige Henker

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Flashing Swords! #1 1973-04-00 ed. Lin Carter Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 5654
$1.49?$: US dollar
xiv+
175
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Flashing Swords! #1 1973-07-00 ed. Lin Carter Dell 2640
$0.95?$: US dollar
266
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 Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Flashing Swords! I 1974-00-00 ed. Lin Carter Mayflower 0-583-12418-6
£0.35?£: UK pound
160
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Kämpfer wider den Tod?Kaempfer wider den Tod
1975-12-02 ed. Lin Carter Pabel (Terra Fantasy #15) TF15
DM 2.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
145
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 Pujolar Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1977-07-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79166-2
$1.50?$: US dollar
243
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
Swords and Ice Magic 1977-12-00 Fritz Leiber Gregg Press (The Saga of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser #6) 0-8398-2403-3
$8.50?$: US dollar
243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1977-12-00 Fritz Leiber George Prior Publishers 0-86043-164-9
£4.95?£: UK pound
243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Zwaarden en ijsmagie 1978-05-00 Fritz Leiber Meulenhoff (M=SF #133) 90-290-0937-3
ƒ11.50?ƒ: Dutch guilder
223
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
Kämpfer wider den Tod?Kaempfer wider den Tod
1978-07-00 ed. Lin Carter Pabel (Terra Fantasy #15) TF15
DM 3.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
145
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 Pujolar Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1979-00-00 Fritz Leiber Mayflower 0-583-13113-1
£0.85?£: UK pound
189
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
La citadelle écarlate 1979-06-05 ed. Marc Duveau Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5055) 2-266-00758-0   374
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1979-08-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79168-9
$1.95?$: US dollar
243
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
Swords and Ice Magic 1981-04-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79169-7
$2.25?$: US dollar
243
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
Swords And Ice Magic 1983-01-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79178-6
$2.50?$: US dollar
243
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  
La magie des glaces 1983-04-00 Fritz Leiber Temps Futurs (Temps Futurs - Heroic Fantasy) 2-86607-033-X
F55.00?F: French frank
275
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 Andreas  
Swords and Ice Magic 1984-01-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79189-1
$2.75?$: US dollar
243
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
Swords and Ice Magic 1986-00-00 Fritz Leiber Grafton 0-583-13113-1
£2.50?£: UK pound
189
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 Geoff Taylor Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 1987-00-00 Fritz Leiber Grafton 0-583-13113-1
£2.50?£: UK pound
189
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 Geoff Taylor Checkmark
La magie des glaces 1987-06-11 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5261) 2-266-02001-3   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 W. Siudmak  
Zwaarden en ijsmagie 1987-07-00 Fritz Leiber Meulenhoff (M=SF #133) 90-290-0937-3
ƒ17.50?ƒ: Dutch guilder
223
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
La citadelle écarlate?La citadelle ecarlate
1988-11-26 ed. Marc Duveau Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5055) 2-266-02231-8   374
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 W. Siudmak  
Swords and Ice Magic 1990-00-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79196-4
$3.95?$: US dollar
243
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  
Swords' Masters 1990-04-00 Fritz Leiber GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 15972
$11.98?$: US dollar
536
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Dean Morrissey Checkmark
Svärd och Köldmagi 1992-00-00 Fritz Leiber Target Games (Drakar & demoner #48) 91-7898-209-X / R 9304 001-9248
skr 39?skr: Swedish krona (crown)
157+
[2]
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 Janny Wurts Checkmark
1992-00-00 ed. 5-85701-001-2   448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Return to Lankhmar 1997-00-00 Fritz Leiber White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-928-4
$21.99?$: US dollar
383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Mike Mignola Checkmark
Return to Lankhmar 1998-01-04 Fritz Leiber White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-896-2
$5.99?$: US dollar
496
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.
omni Mike Mignola Checkmark
The Second Book of Lankhmar 2001-12-00 Fritz Leiber Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #24) 0-575-07358-6
£8.99?£: UK pound
695
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Galaxia, 2, May-June 2003 2003-05-00 ed. León Arsenal Equipo Sirius  
€3.75?€: Euro
76
A4?21 cm by 29.7 cm or 8.3" by 11.7" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Ken Niimura  
Swords' Masters 2004-02-00 Fritz Leiber Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-4205-8 / 63653
$14.99?$: US dollar
536
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Dean Morrissey  
Swords in The Mist/Swords and Ice Magic: Fafhrd and The Gray Mouser 2005-01-00 Fritz Leiber ibooks 0-7434-9804-6
$14.00?$: US dollar
448
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  
Der traurige Henker 2006-09-00 Fritz Leiber Edition Phantasia (Phantasia Paperback Fantasy #2006) 3-937897-18-6
€19.90?€: Euro
400
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 Lars Nestler  
Swords and Ice Magic 2008-07-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Horse Books 978-1-59582-080-8
$12.95?$: US dollar
221
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 Heidi Whitcomb Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 2012-07-02 Fritz Leiber Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12392-2
£2.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Swords and Ice Magic 2014-04-01 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-1689-9
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Sadness of the Executioner 2017-00-00 Fritz Leiber Pegana Press  
$75.00?$: US dollar
18
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
chap Checkmark
The Adventures of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser: Volume Two 2018-12-18 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-5040-5765-3
$32.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Swords and Ice Magic 2022-07-29 Fritz Leiber Centipede Press 978-1-61347-180-7
$75.00?$: US dollar
333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Hescox Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic 2022-07-29 Fritz Leiber Centipede Press 978-1-61347-180-7
$75.00?$: US dollar
333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Hescox Checkmark
Swords and Ice Magic date unknown Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79167-0
$1.75?$: US dollar
243
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
Swords' Masters date unknown Fritz Leiber GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 1-56865-046-9   536
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Dean Morrissey  
Swords and Ice Magic date unknown Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79169-7
$2.25?$: US dollar
243
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 Second Book of Lankhmar date unknown Fritz Leiber Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #24) 978-0-575-07358-6
£9.99?£: UK pound
695
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
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