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Title: The Mind Thing Title Record # 1563
Author: Fredric Brown
Date: 1961-01-00
Type: NOVEL
Language: English
Synopsis: An exiled alien is expulsed to Earth, where he desperately tries to find a way to go back home. Protected by a small, turtle-like shell, he is able to take over any living being's mind and use its body to suit his means...
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Other Titles

Translations Serializations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1963 Spanish La Mente asesina de androméda
1965Translated by Wulf H. Bergner
German Der Unheimliche aus dem All
1967Translated by Eduardo Saló
Portuguese Ameaça do Infinito
1972 Swedish Parasiten
1973 Italian Gli strani suicidi di Bartlesville
1974 Danish Parasitten
1978Translated by Chantal Jayat
French L'esprit de la chose [as by Frederic Brown]
1988Translated by Chantal Jayat
French L'esprit de la chose
Year Title
1960 The Mind Thing (Part 1 of ?)
Year Language Title
1962Translated by Mario Galli
Italian Gli strani suicidi di Bartlesville (Complete Novel)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantastic Universe, March 1960 1960-03-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Great American Publications, Inc.   $0.35 100
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Emsh Checkmark
The Mind Thing 1961-01-00 Fredric Brown Bantam Books A2187 $0.35 149
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 Checkmark
Urania #296 1962-12-02 ed. Carlo Fruttero Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 296 150 Lit 168
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 Checkmark
La Mente asesina de androméda 1963-00-00 Fredric Brown E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #94) 94   236
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  
Der Unheimliche aus dem All 1965-07-00 Fredric Brown Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3050) 3050 DM 2.40 159
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 Atelier Heinrichs Checkmark
Ameaça do Infinito 1967-00-00 Fredric Brown Galeria Panorama (Série Antecipação #1)   PTE 20.00 163
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 Richard Powers  
Parasiten 1972-00-00 Fredric Brown B. Wahlström (
Kalla Kårar, ryslig midnattsläsning?Kalla Kaarar, ryslig midnattsläsning
#11)
91-32-40329-1 SEK 3.95 159
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  
Millemondinverno 1973: Tre romanzi completi di Fredric Brown 1973-11-00 Fredric Brown Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi #4)   900 Lit 414
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 Karel Thole  
Parasitten 1974-00-00 Fredric Brown Winther (Iskolde gys #9)     159
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  
L'esprit de la chose 1978-01-05 Frederic Brown Presses de la Cité (Presses de la Cité - Futurama #14) 2-258-00362-8   190
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 Denis Sire Checkmark
The Mind Thing 1979-00-00 Fredric Brown Hamlyn Paperbacks 0-600-36358-9 £0.90 207
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 George Underwood Checkmark
Gli strani suicidi di Bartlesville 1979-04-00 Fredric Brown Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #25) 16205-7 1,200 Lit 174
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  
L'esprit de la chose 1988-07-00 Fredric Brown Néo (Fantastique / Science-fiction / Aventures #211) 2-7304-0503-8   189
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 Jean-Michel Nicollet  
Il vagabondo dello spazio 2002-08-00 Fredric Brown Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #35)   €5.10 408
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 Karel Thole  
Martians and Madness: The Complete SF Novels of Fredric Brown 2002-09-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press 1-886778-17-5 $29.00 633
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Martians and Madness: The Complete SF Novels of Fredric Brown 2005-02-00 Fredric Brown NESFA Press / SFBC 1178786 $14.49 633
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Mind Thing 2011-09-29 Fredric Brown Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10263-7 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
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