Title: Ostrov pirátů

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Title: Ostrov pirátů? Title Record # 1567723
Author: Josef Nesvadba
Date: 1957-12-20
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: Czech
Note: Second story of Nesvadba's debut coll Tarzanova smrt (1958); first published in Kultura weekly, issue 51-52, 20 Dec 1957.
Synopsis: Parable (traditionally counted among Nesvadba's SF): A pirate writes down how he discovered paradisical island full of gold and became better. His philantropic society tries to protect it from plundering by either Captain Flint or the English queen but natives resist being drafted for self-defense, a conflict with the saviours breaks out and they are killed. Embittered narrator returns to piracy, wondering "where I made my mistake".
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Translations
Year Language Title
1962 German Die Pirateninsel
1962 English Pirate Island

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Die Erfindung gegen sich selbst 1962-00-00 Josef Nesvadba Paul Neff     157 hc? coll Willi Bahner Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, February 1962 1962-02-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.40 132 digest? mag Emsh Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], Vol. 3, No. 7 1962-06-00 ed. Editors of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK] Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/6 116 digest? mag Emsh Checkmark
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