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Title: A Total Mystery Title Record # 1481669
Author: Vadim Shefner
Date: 1984-02-00
Variant Title of: [Russian] (1970) (by ) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Length: novelette
Language: English
Note: List of chapters available online at or Thus, this is obviously trans of Kruglaya tayna (by one Monica Whyte, per Fictionmags listing), in the "SCIENCE FICTION of Today" issue of The Union of Soviet Writers' monthly.
Synopsis: (List of chapter titles:) On Loan From Fate; The Ball Appears; In the World of the Beautiful; The Supreme Returner of Bottles; The Ball Acts; A Scientific Consultation; An Important Decision; An Unexpected Variant; A Dreary Life; Tanya; A Talk in the Forest; The Ball Vanishes.
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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Soviet Literature, No. 2, 1984 1984-02-00 ed. Editors of Soviet Literature       196
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 Gennadi Golobokov Checkmark
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