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Title: 人間椅子

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Title:
人間椅子?Ningen Isu
Title Record # 1017245
Author:
江戸川乱歩?Edogawa Rampo

Date: 1925-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: Japanese
Note: First published in English in Japanese Tales of Mystery and Imagination, Tuttle, 1956.
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Current Tags: fantasy (1), eerie (1), realism (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1956Possibly doesn't qualify as speculative, but is a genre story because it's been published in a genre context. The idea of living in a chair is bizarre, but that's the most fantastic thing about the story. Translated by James B. Harris
English The Human Chair [as by Edogawa Rampo]
1961 Dutch De Menselijke Stoel [as by Edogawa Rampo]
1968Translated by Hans Wollschläger
German Der menschliche Stuhl [as by Edogawa Rampo]
1976Translated by Gian Paolo Cossato and Sandro Sandrelli
Italian La sedia umana
1978Translated by Chr. Nogly.
German Der lebende Sessel [as by Edogawa Rampo]
2011Translated by Laura Serra
Italian La sedia umana [as by Edogawa Ranpo]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination 1956-00-00 Edogawa Rampo Charles E. Tuttle     xii+
222
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 M. Kuwata  
Tales for a Rainy Night 1961-00-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Holt, Rinehart and Winston     285
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Griezelverhalen uit Japan 1961-00-00 Edogawa Rampo Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #437) 437 ƒ1.50 189
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Tales for a Rainy Night 1962-09-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Crest Books / Fawcett Publications D557 $0.50 192
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  
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1966-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Four Square Books 1634 5/- 320
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 Josh Kirby  
Tales for a Rainy Night 1967-00-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Dennis Dobson      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1968-00-00 ed. Edward Reavis Bärmeier & Nikel   DM 17.80 324
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Heiner Hoier Checkmark
Tales for a Rainy Night 1969-00-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Fawcett Gold Medal R2114 $0.60 192
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
Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1971-07-00 ed. Edward Reavis dtv 3-423-00767-2 DM 4.80 256
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 Celestino Piatti Checkmark
Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1972-05-00 ed. Edward Reavis dtv 3-423-00767-2 DM 4.80 256
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 Celestino Piatti Checkmark
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Pinnacle Books P138Z $1.25 380
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 Checkmark
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 0-450-01297-2 £0.40 320
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
Tales for a Rainy Night 1973-09-00 ed. David Alexander (1907-1973) Fawcett Gold Medal M2806 $0.95 192
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 Devil's Kisses 1976-07-00 ed. Linda Lovecraft Corgi Books 0-552-10211-3 £0.60 173
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  
Galassia #221 1976-11-01 ed. Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 221 800 Lit. 150
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 Bruce Pennington  
Teuflische Küsse 1978-08-15 ed. Michel Parry Pabel (Vampir Taschenbuch #64) VTB64 DM 3.80 161
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 Dieter Ziegenfeuter Checkmark
13 x Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1985-12-00 ed. Edward Reavis Goldmann (Goldmann-Taschenbuch #6898) 3-442-06898-3 DM 7.80 279
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 Heiner Hoier Checkmark
Gänsehaut-Geschichten für sensible Leser / Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1987-06-00 ed. Edward Reavis Goldmann 3-442-10154-9 DM 10.00 544
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 Heiner Hoier Checkmark
My Favorite Horror Story 2000-10-00 ed. Mike Baker, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1166) 0-88677-914-6 $6.99 xvi+
303
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 Koeveks Checkmark
My Favorite Horror Story 2004-05-00 ed. Mike Baker, Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 0-7434-8740-0 $12.95 367
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 John Howe  
My Favorite Horror Story 2007-00-00 ed. Mike Baker, Martin H. Greenberg MJF Books 978-1-56731-905-7   xiv+
258
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ilona Wellmann Checkmark
My Favorite Horror Story 2007-11-25 ed. Mike Baker, Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 1-59687-199-7 $12.95 384
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.
anth  
L'inferno degli specchi 2011-04-00 Edogawa Ranpo Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #99) 99 €5.50 209
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 Franco Brambilla  
Japanese Tales of Mystery & Imagination 2011-06-07 Edogawa Rampo Tuttle Publishing 978-1-4629-0061-9 $15.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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