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Publication: Die linke Hand der Dunkelheit

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  • Publication: Die linke Hand der DunkelheitPublication Record # 367416
  • Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Date: 2000-03-00
  • ISBN: 3-453-16415-6 [978-3-453-16415-4]
  • Publisher: Heyne
  • Pub. Series: Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Pub. Series #: 8207
  • Price: DM 18.00
  • Pages: [1]+348
  • Format:
    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.
  • Type: NOVEL
  • Cover: Die linke Hand der Dunkelheit (2000) • by Jan Heinecke
  • Notes:
    • Special edition ("Sonderausgabe" state on title page).
    • Part of the special editions for the 40th anniversary of Heyne Science Fiction ("Jubiläums-Edition 40 Jahre Heyne Science Fiction" stated on title page).
    • At least dome copies of this printing had a sticker on the back on top of the original ISBN field with a price slightly different from the original one for Germany (see below). The sticker was probably used because of the transition from Deutschmark to Euro at that time, or it corrected a production error.
    • First printing of this edition ("01" printed only on the aforementioned sticker next to the ISBN number).
    • "Printed in Germany 01/00" stated on copyright page.
    • Translated by Gisela Stege, except for "Vorwort" and "Vorbemerkung" translated by Erik Simon.
    • Last page of novel (348) not numbered.
    • Contains a full-page print of the small cover image on page [1].
    • Cover design by Hauptmann und Kampa.
    • Other price (stated on back in original ISBN field): S 131.00 (Austria)
    • Other prices (stated on the aforementioned sticker): €9.00 (Germany), DM 17.60 (Germany).
    • Month of publication determined by the fact that Heyne books of that era were often published two months after the month of printing.
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