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Title: Donovan's Brain Title Record # 2090
Author: Curt Siodmak
Date: 1942-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Dr. Patrick Cory
Series Number: 1
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Orson Welles' radio dramatization of this story first aired in two parts on the program Suspense (May 18 & 25, 1944), and rebroadcast in one airing on February 7, 1948. A recording released in 1982 won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album. Also available online at The Escape and Suspense Website.
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Other Titles

Translations Serializations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1951The translation by Mary Brand (pseudonym for Maria von Schweinitz) was used by Heyne and Moewig for their editions under the title 'Donovans Gehirn'.
German Der Zauberlehrling
1954Translated by José Correia Ribeiro
Portuguese O Cérebro de Donovan
1957Translated by 中田耕治 (Kōji Nakada)
Japanese
ドノヴァンの脳髄?Donovan no Nōzui
[as by
カート・シオドマク?Kāto Shiodomaku
Kaato Shiodomaku
]
1960The German editions by Nest, Heyne and Moewig share the same translation by Mary Brand (aka Maria von Schweinitz).
German Donovans Gehirn
1963Translated by Jos G. Heilker (Spectrum Prisma edition) credited as 'J. G. Heilker' in the Luitingh edition
Dutch Donovans Brein
1971Translated by Alf Agdler.
Swedish Ondskans makt
1973Translated by Frits Remar.
Danish Ondskabens magt
Year Title
1950 Donovan's Brain (Complete Novel)
Year Language Title
1954 Italian Il cervello mostro (Complete Novel)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
4 2018 Retro Hugo Best Novel

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Donovan's Brain 1943-02-00 Curt Siodmak Alfred A. Knopf   $2.00 234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel W. Deffaa Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1944-00-00 Curt Siodmak Chapman & Hall   8/6 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Donovan's Brain 1944-02-00 Curt Siodmak Triangle Books 134 $0.49 234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel W. Deffaa Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1945-04-00 Curt Siodmak The American Mercury 87 $0.25 126
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 George Salter Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1945-06-00 Curt Siodmak Armed Services Edition O-9 $0.00 255
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  
Donovan's Brain 1950-08-00 Curt Siodmak Bantam Books 819 $0.25 181
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
Famous Fantastic Mysteries, August 1950 1950-08-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger All-Fiction Field, Inc.   $0.25 132
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 Saunders Checkmark
Der Zauberlehrling 1951-00-00 Curt Siodmak Nest   DM 6.80 271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Max Kellerer Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1952-00-00 Curt Siodmak Corgi 819 2/- 181
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  
O Cérebro de Donovan 1954-00-00 Curt Siodmak Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #13) 13   194
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 Cândido Costa Pinto  
I Romanzi di Urania #60 1954-10-30 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 60 130 Lit 128
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
ドノヴァンの脳髄?Donovuan no Nōzui
1957-12-00
カート・シオドマク?Kāto Shiodomaku
Kaato Shiodomaku
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
( #3002)
    200
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  
Donovan's Brain 1960-00-00 Curt Siodmak Corgi SS853 2/6 188
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 John Richards Checkmark
Donovans Gehirn 1960-09-00 Curt Siodmak Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #66) 66 DM 1.90 172
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 Heinrichs und Piloty Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1961-11-00 Curt Siodmak Popular Library G560 $0.35 160
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 Mitchell Hooks Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1961-11-00 Curt Siodmak Popular Library G562 C$0.35 160
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 Mitchell Hooks  
Donovans Brein 1963-00-00 Curt Siodmak Het Spectrum (Prisma #889) 889   154
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 Eppo Doeve Checkmark
Donovans Gehirn 1968-09-13 Curt Siodmak Moewig (Terra Taschenbuch #147) TTB147 DM 2.40 157
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 Stephan Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1969-07-00 Curt Siodmak Berkley Medallion X1716 $0.60 160
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
Ondskans makt 1971-00-00 Curt Siodmak B. Wahlström (
Kalla Kårar, ryslig midnattsläsning?Kalla Kaarar, ryslig midnattsläsning
#3)
  SEK 3.95 153
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  
Donovan's Brain 1971-04-00 Curt Siodmak Barrie & Jenkins 0-214-65329-3   191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel  
Donovan's Brain 1972-00-00 Curt Siodmak Tandem 0-426-06525-5 £0.25 191
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 C. Achilleos Checkmark
Ondskabens magt 1973-00-00 Curt Siodmak Winther (Iskolde gys #5)     158
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  
Donovans Brein 1977-04-00 Curt Siodmak Luitingh (Luitingh SF) 90-245-0402-3   175
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Donovans Gehirn 1984-06-00 Curt Siodmak Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #34) 3-453-31030-6 DM 6.80 204
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 John Stewart Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1985-07-00 Curt Siodmak Carroll & Graf 0-88184-154-4 $3.50 160
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
Donovan's Brain & Hauser's Memory 1992-11-00 Curt Siodmak Leisure Books 0-8439-3355-0 $4.99 444+
[4]
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.
omni Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 1999-07-00 Curt Siodmak Pulpless.Com (Forrest J Ackerman Presents) 1-58445-078-9 $19.95 182
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 Billy Tackett Checkmark
Donovan's Brain 2016-10-21 Curt Siodmak Pickle Partners Publishing 978-1-78720-162-0 $4.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Donovan's Brain date unknown Curt Siodmak Berkley Medallion 0-425-03106-3 $0.95 160
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
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