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Title: Venus on the Half-Shell Title Record # 11934
Author: Philip José Farmer
Date: 1975-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: This novel is an expansion of a segment of God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr, which is an excerpt from a fictional novel, Venus on the Half-Shell, written by the character Kilgore Trout. The segment as written by Vonnegut is incorporated into the novel so that it became an excerpt of an actual novel of the same title, published under the pseudonym Kilgore Trout. Source: Wikipedia
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Serializations Translated Serializations
Year Title
1975 Venus on the Half-Shell [as by Kilgore Trout]
Year Language Title
1975Translated by Gunnar Gällmo.
Swedish Stjärnsnäckan [as by Kilgore Trout]
1977Translated by Iawa Tate
French Le privé du cosmos [as by Kilgore Trout]
1979Translated by Angela Campana
Italian Lo spaziale errante
1980Translated by 藤井かよ (Kayo Fujii).
Japanese
貝殻の上のヴィーナス?Kaigara no ue no vīnasu
[as by ]
1984 Italian Venere sulla conchiglia [as by Philip J. Farmer]
1984Translated by Joachim Körber
German Geburt der Venus [as by Kilgore Trout]
1988Translated by Iawa Tate
French Le privé du cosmos
Year Title
1974 Venus on the Half-Shell (Part 1 of 2) [as by Kilgore Trout]
1975 Venus on the Half-Shell (Part 2 of 2) [as by Kilgore Trout]
Year Language Title
1976 Italian Venere sulla conchiglia (Complete Novel) [as by Kilgore Trout]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1974 1974-12-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.75 164
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 Ron Walotsky Checkmark
Stjärnsnäckan 1975-00-00 Kilgore Trout Delta (Stockholm) (Delta Science Fiction #33) 91-7228-080-8 SEK 39.00 250
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.
novel Gadino  
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, January 1975 1975-01-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.75 164
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 Mazey , Schell Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1975-02-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 6149 C$0.95 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1975-02-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 6149 $0.95 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1975-03-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 440-06149 / #6149 $0.95 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1975-11-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 440-06149 / #6149 $0.95 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1976-00-00 Kilgore Trout Star 0-352-39846-9 £0.50 207
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1976-01-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 440-06149 / #6149 $0.95 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Urania #693 1976-03-28 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 693 600 Lit 152
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  
Le privé du cosmos 1977-01-26 Kilgore Trout J. C. Lattès     250
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.
novel Lionel Charby Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1977-04-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 0-440-16149-5 $1.25 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1978-01-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 0-440-16149-5 $1.25 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
10 chiavi per lo spazio 1979-04-00 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Omnibus) 16444-2 7,500 Lit 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karel Thole  
Le privé du cosmos 1979-06-12 Kilgore Trout J. C. Lattès (Titres SF #10)     247
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.
novel Jean-Michel Nicollet Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1980-01-00 Kilgore Trout Dell Laurel 044006149 $1.75 204
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.
novel  
貝殻の上のヴィーナス?Kaigara no ue no vīnasu
1980-04-30
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫・SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#385)
  ¥340 289
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.
novel Gadino  
Venus on the Half-Shell 1982-00-00 Kilgore Trout Granada 0-586-05454-5 £1.50 207
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.
novel Gareth Williams Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1983-12-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 0-440-16149-5 $2.95 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1984-05-00 Kilgore Trout Dell 0-440-16149-5 $2.95 204
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.
novel Gadino Checkmark
Venere sulla conchiglia 1984-06-00 Philip J. Farmer Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #87) 24827-8 3,000 Lit 188
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.
novel Karel Thole  
Geburt der Venus 1984-09-00 Kilgore Trout Droemer Knaur (Knaur Science Fiction & Fantasy #5784) 3-426-05784-0 DM 6.80 206
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.
novel W. Siudmak Checkmark
Le privé du cosmos 1988-06-00 Philip José Farmer Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5291) 2-266-02193-1   247
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.
novel W. Siudmak Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1988-09-00 Philip José Farmer Bantam Spectra 0-553-27531-3 $3.95 xii+
178
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.
novel Enric Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 1996-10-01 Kilgore Trout Buccaneer Books 0-89968-306-1 $27.95 204
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Venere sulla conchiglia 2004-04-00 Philip J. Farmer Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #15) 15 €4.90 258
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.
novel Franco Brambilla  
Venus on the Half-Shell and Others 2008-02-00 Philip José Farmer Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-142-2 $38.00 325
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell and Others 2008-02-00 Philip José Farmer Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-142-2 $125.00 325
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell and Others 2008-10-00 Philip José Farmer Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-142-2 $300.00 340
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 2013-12-00 Philip José Farmer Titan Books 978-1-78116-306-1 £7.99 314
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.
novel Checkmark
Venus on the Half-Shell 2013-12-10 Philip José Farmer Titan Books 978-1-78116-307-8 $9.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Venus on the Half-Shell date unknown Kilgore Trout Dell 0-440-16149-5 $3.50 204
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.
novel  
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