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Title: Das Schweigen der Sirenen Title Record # 1814800
Author: Franz Kafka
Date: 1931-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: German
Note: Not titled by Kafka, the title was chosen by Max Brod
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1931 "Oktavheft G" [Beweis dessen, daß auch unzulängliche ...]
Year Language Title
1933Translation of 'Das Schweigen der Sirenen', first published 1931. First English translation published by Martin Secker in 1933. Translated by Willa Muir and Edwin Muir
English The Silence of the Sirens
1955Translator unknown, perhaps Jorge Luis Borges.
Spanish El silencio de las sirenas
2003Translated by José Rafael Hernández Arias.
Spanish El silencio de las sirenas

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Beim Bau der Chinesischen Mauer 1931-00-00 Franz Kafka Kiepenheuer      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Great Wall of China and Other Pieces 1933-00-00 Franz Kafka Martin Secker     xvi+
285+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Beschreibung eines Kampfes: Novellen • Skizzen • Aphorismen: Aus dem Nachlaß 1936-00-00 Franz Kafka Mercy (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Schriften #5)   RM 4.50 319
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Beschreibung eines Kampfes: Novellen, Skizzen, Aphorismen: Aus dem Nachlaß 1946-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Schriften #5)     336
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Great Wall of China: Stories and Reflections 1946-10-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     xix+
307
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Parables in German and English 1947-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     127
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Great Wall of China: Stories and Reflections 1948-03-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books     xix+
307
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Hochzeitsvorbereitungen auf dem Lande und andere Prosa aus dem Nachlaß 1953-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Werke)     455+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Cuentos breves y extraordinarios 1955-00-00 ed. Adolfo Bioy Casares, Jorge Luis Borges Raigal (Panorama)     211
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
Parables and Paradoxes / Parabeln und Paradoxe 1961-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books sb 12 $1.45 190
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.
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Sämtliche Erzählungen 1970-01-00 Franz Kafka
Fischer Bücherei?Fischer Buecherei
(Fischer Bücherei #1078)
1078 DM 5.80 406
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  
Cuentos breves y extraordinarios 1970-01-00 ed. Adolfo Bioy Casares, Jorge Luis Borges Santiago Rueda (Colección mundial Rueda #2)     146
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 Checkmark
Extraordinary Tales 1971-00-00 ed. Adolfo Bioy Casares, Jorge Luis Borges Herder and Herder M41159 $5.50 144
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Complete Stories 1971-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books 0-8052-3419-5   486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Shorter Works, Volume 1 1973-00-00 Franz Kafka Secker & Warburg      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
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Sämtliche Erzählungen 1973-00-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #1078) 3-436-01062-6 DM 5.80 406
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.
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The Complete Stories 1983-00-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books 0-8052-3863-8 $22.50 xxi+
486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works 1991-00-00 Franz Kafka Penguin Books      
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.
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Nachgelassene Schriften und Fragmente II 1992-10-00 Franz Kafka S. Fischer (Franz Kafka: Schriften, Tagebücher, Briefe) 3-10-038145-9   678
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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Collected Stories 1993-09-16 Franz Kafka Everyman's Library 1-85715-145-3   503
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Sämtliche Erzählungen 1994-01-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Taschenbücher #1078) 3-596-21078-X DM 14.90 406
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 Franz Kafka Checkmark
Beim Bau der chinesischen Mauer und andere Schriften aus dem Nachlaß in der Fassung der Handschrift 1994-11-00 Franz Kafka Fischer Taschenbuch (Franz Kafka: Gesammelte Werke in zwölf Bänden #6) 3-596-12446-8 DM 12.90 270+
[1]
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 Irina Ionesco Checkmark
The Complete Stories 1995-10-00 Franz Kafka Schocken Books (Schocken Kafka Library) 0-8052-1055-5 $15.00 xxi+
486
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 Checkmark
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works 2002-00-00 Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics)      
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  
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works 2002-00-00 Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics)      
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  
The Complete Short Stories 2005-00-00 Franz Kafka Vintage (UK) (Vintage Classics) 978-0-7493-9946-7 £9.99 vii+
486
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 Anna Crone Checkmark
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works 2007-01-25 Franz Kafka Penguin Books 978-0-14-191358-2 £8.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Complete Stories 2012-10-24 Franz Kafka Schocken Books 978-0-307-82945-0 $12.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Cuentos completos (Textos originales) 2014-10-00 Franz Kafka Valdemar (El Club Diógenes #204) 978-84-7702-672-3 / CD-204   662
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Alfred Kubin Checkmark
Collected Stories 2015-01-28 Franz Kafka Everyman's Library 978-0-375-71269-2 $12.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Great Wall of China and Other Short Works date unknown Franz Kafka Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118646-7 £12.99 xvii+
218
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 Jacob Sutton Checkmark
Collected Stories date unknown Franz Kafka Alfred A. Knopf 978-0-679-42303-4    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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