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Title: Dorsai! Title Record # 25316
Author: Gordon R. Dickson
Date: 1959-00-00
Type: NOVEL
Series: Childe Cycle
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: • A magazine version was serialized in Astounding Science Fiction under the title "Dorsai!" copyright 1959 by Street & Smith Publications. • A shorter and revised version was published in 1960 in a paperback edition under the title "The Genetic General". • A revision in 1976 restored text from the 1959 version. This is perhaps the most available version in terms of print copies. • Another revision, copyright 1988, appeared first in "Four to Dorsai!" from the SFBC in March of 2002, just over a year after the author's passing.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations Serializations Translated Serializations
Year Title
1960 The Genetic General
Year Language Title
1968Translated by Eduardo Saló
Portuguese O General do Universo
1970Translated by Birgit Reß-Bohusch
German Söldner der Galaxis
1971Translated by Marcel Battin
French Dorsai
1974Translated by Riccardo Valla
Italian Generale genetico
1976Translated by J. Post
Dutch Dorsai Andermaal
1983Translated by Andreas Brandhorst
German Der General von Dorsai
1989Translated by Raul de Sousa Machado
Portuguese Dorsai
Year Title
1959 Dorsai! (Part 1 of 3)
1959 Dorsai! (Part 2 of 3)
1959 Dorsai! (Part 3 of 3)
Year Language Title
1962Translated by Lella Pollini
Italian Il mercenario di Dorsai (Complete Novel)

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
2 1960 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
Astounding Science Fiction, May 1959 1959-05-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.35 164
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 Van Dongen Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, June 1959 1959-06-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.35 164
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 Van Dongen Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, July 1959 1959-07-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.35 164
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 Kelly Freas Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, August -September 1959 (UK) 1959-08-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/- 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 Van Dongen Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, November 1959 (UK) 1959-11-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/- 132
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 Van Dongen Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, December 1959 (UK) 1959-12-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/- 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  
The Genetic General / Time to Teleport 1960-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books (Ace Double #D-449) D-449 $0.35 159+
96
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
omni Ed Valigursky , Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
The Genetic General 1961-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Digit Books R437 2/- 155+
[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.
novel Ed Valigursky Checkmark
Galassia #23 1962-11-15 ed. Roberta Rambelli Casa Editrice La Tribuna 23 150 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 L. Galluppi Checkmark
The Genetic General 1967-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books F-426 $0.40 159
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 Checkmark
O General do Universo 1968-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Galeria Panorama (Série Antecipação #10)   20 esc. 184
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 Checkmark
Söldner der Galaxis 1970-06-26 Gordon R. Dickson Moewig (Terra Taschenbuch #177) TTB177 DM 2.60 143
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
Dorsai 1971-04-22 Gordon R. Dickson OPTA (OPTA - Galaxie Bis #20)   F6.00 253
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Generale genetico 1974-09-00 Gordon R. Dickson Editrice Nord (Cosmo Collana di Fantascienza #34)   2,000 Lit vi+
234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Luciana Tom Matalon  
Dorsai! 1975-06-00 Gordon R. Dickson Sphere Books 0-7221-2982-3 £0.50 176
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Three to Dorsai! 1975-10-00 Gordon R. Dickson Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 1388 $3.50 [xiv]+
532
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Larry Kresek Checkmark
Dorsai Andermaal 1976-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Scala (Scala SF #15) 90-6221-261-1 ƒ11.90 200
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 Checkmark
Dorsai! 1976-02-00 Gordon R. Dickson DAW Books (DAW Collectors #181) UW1218 $1.50 236
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Dorsai! 1976-02-00 Gordon R. Dickson DAW Books / New American Library of Canada UW1218 C$1.50 236
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Dorsai! 1976-06-00 Gordon R. Dickson Sphere 0-7221-2951-3 £0.50 176
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Dorsai! 1977-12-00 Gordon R. Dickson DAW Books 0-87997-342-0 / UE1342 $1.75 236
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Dorsai! 1977-12-00 Gordon R. Dickson DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-342-0 / UE1342 C$1.75 236
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Dorsai! 1978-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Sphere 0-7221-2982-3 £0.85 176
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
Dorsai! 1978-11-00 Gordon R. Dickson DAW Books 0-87997-342-0 / UE1342 $1.75 236
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Dorsai! 1979-01-00 Gordon R. Dickson DAW Books 0-87997-342-0 / UE1342 $1.75 236
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 Greg Theakston Checkmark
Dorsai! 1980-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Sphere 0-7221-2972-6 £ 176
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  
Dorsai! 1980-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Sphere 0-7221-2972-6 £ 176
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  
Dorsai! 1980-02-00 Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-16015-8 $1.95 305
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 Jordi Penalva Checkmark
Dorsai! 1982-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Sphere 0-7221-2972-6 £1.50 175+
[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.
novel Checkmark
Dorsai! 1983-01-00 Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-16012-3 $2.75 305
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 Jordi Penalva Checkmark
Der General von Dorsai 1983-02-00 Gordon R. Dickson Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3608) 3-8118-3608-0 DM 6.80 239
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 Paul R. Alexander Checkmark
Dorsai! 1983-03-00 Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-16021-2 $2.95 305
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 Jordi Penalva Checkmark
Dorsai! 1985-10-00 Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-16021-2 $2.95 305
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 Jordi Penalva Checkmark
Dorsai! 1986-03-00 Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-16023-9 $3.50 305
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 Jordi Penalva Checkmark
Dorsai 1986-09-00 Gordon R. Dickson OPTA (OPTA - Galaxie Bis #144) 2-7201-0265-7 F29.00 214
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 Ollivier Kerjean Checkmark
Dorsai! 1986-11-00 Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-16025-5 $3.50 305
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 Jordi Penalva Checkmark
Der General von Dorsai 1987-05-00 Gordon R. Dickson Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3777) 3-8118-3777-X DM 8.80 235
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 Paul R. Alexander  
Dorsai! 1988-10-00 Gordon R. Dickson The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)   $32.00 x+
162+
[1]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
novel Checkmark
Dorsai 1989-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Livros do Brasil (Argonauta #384)      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
novel  
Dorsai! 1989-06-00 Gordon R. Dickson Sphere 0-7221-2972-6 £2.50 176
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 Tony Roberts  
Dorsai! 1993-03-00 Gordon R. Dickson Tor 0-812-50398-8 $4.99 viii+
280
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 Royo Checkmark
Dorsai! 1994-00-00 Gordon R. Dickson Tor 0-812-50398-8 $4.99 viii+
280
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 Royo Checkmark
Dorsai! 1998-03-00 Gordon R. Dickson Tor 0-812-50398-8 $5.99 viii+
280
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 Royo  
Dorsai! 2000-04-00 Gordon R. Dickson Tor 0-812-50398-8 $5.99 viii+
280
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 Royo Checkmark
Four to Dorsai! 2002-03-00 Gordon R. Dickson Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2454-8 / 14301 $14.99 758
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Luis Royo Checkmark
Dorsai Spirit 2002-06-00 Gordon R. Dickson Tor 0-312-87764-1 $25.95 430
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Royo Checkmark
Dorsai Spirit 2003-03-00 Gordon R. Dickson Orb 0-312-87761-7 $15.95 430
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 Royo  
Dorsai! 2011-09-29 Gordon R. Dickson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11221-6 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Dorsai!: The Gateway Collection 2012-11-30 Gordon R. Dickson Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12234-5 £14.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Dorsai! 2013-03-15 Gordon R. Dickson Positronic Publishing 978-1-4827-3683-0 $9.99 174
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  
Dorsai! 2013-10-15 Gordon R. Dickson Start Science Fiction 978-1-62793-483-1 $6.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
novel  
Dorsai! date unknown Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-16016-6 $2.50 305
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 Jordi Penalva Checkmark
Dorsai! date unknown Gordon R. Dickson DAW Books 0-87997-342-0 / UE1342 $1.75 236
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Dorsai! date unknown Gordon R. Dickson Ace Books 0-441-16016-6 $2.50 305
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 Jordi Penalva Checkmark
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