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Title: Closing Time Title Record # 305641
Author: Neil Gaiman
Date: 2003-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: At a club one boring night as the members tell ghost stories, the narrator has reason, by the end of the night, to wonder if the old man in the corner that he's never seen before is a ghost when he continues the ghost-story with personal memories.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
2007Translated by Emmy van Beest and Josephine Ruitenberg
Dutch Sluitingstijd
2010 Portuguese Hora de fechar
2019Translated by Ruggero Leò
German Zur Sperrstunde

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 2004 Locus Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales 2003-00-00 ed. Michael Chabon Hamish Hamilton 0-241-14231-8 £14.99 498
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth H. J. Ward  
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales 2003-02-00 ed. Michael Chabon Vintage Books 1-4000-3339-X $13.95 478
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 H. J. Ward Checkmark
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales 2004-06-00 ed. Michael Chabon Penguin Books 0-14-101404-0 £8.99 498
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 H. J. Ward  
Year's Best Fantasy 4 2004-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-052182-1 $7.99 xi+
484
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
The Mammoth Book of New Terror 2004-11-00 ed. Stephen Jones Robinson 1-84119-949-4 £7.99 496
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 John Picacio  
The Mammoth Book of New Terror 2004-12-00 ed. Stephen Jones Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1409-3 $12.95 496
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 John Picacio Checkmark
Fragile Things 2006-09-00 Neil Gaiman Headline Review 0-7553-3412-4 £17.99 xxix+
366
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll gray318  
Fragile Things 2006-09-00 Neil Gaiman Headline Review 0-7553-3413-2 £11.99 xxix+
366
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 gray318  
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders 2006-10-00 Neil Gaiman William Morrow / HarperCollins / SFBC 1221406 $13.49 xxxi+
360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard L. Aquan , Henry Gray , Floyd Dean , Lindamarie Ambrose , Paul Ambrose , Jan Cobb  
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders 2006-10-00 Neil Gaiman William Morrow / HarperCollins 0-06-051522-8 $26.95 xxxi+
360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard L. Aquan , Henry Gray , Floyd Dean , Lindamarie Ambrose , Paul Ambrose , Jan Cobb Checkmark
Fragile Things 2006-10-26 Neil Gaiman HarperAudio 978-0-06-122995-4 $27.93  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll Richard L. Aquan , Henry Gray , Floyd Dean , Lindamarie Ambrose , Paul Ambrose , Jan Cobb Checkmark
Fragile Things 2007-04-00 Neil Gaiman Headline Review 978-0-7553-3414-8 £7.99 440
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 gray318  
Fragile Things 2007-04-05 Neil Gaiman Headline Review 978-0-7553-3415-5 £7.99 448
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 gray318  
Alles is breekbaar 2007-06-00 Neil Gaiman Luitingh 978-90-245-1357-4 €19.95 366
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  
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders 2007-10-00 Neil Gaiman Harper Perennial 978-0-06-125202-0 $14.95 xxxiii+
360+
16
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  
McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales 2007-12-18 ed. Michael Chabon Vintage Books 978-0-307-42682-6 $12.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Checkmark
Alles is breekbaar 2009-10-00 Neil Gaiman Luitingh 978-90-245-3044-1 €18.95 366
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fragile Things 2009-10-13 Neil Gaiman William Morrow / HarperCollins 978-0-06-180416-8 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Year's Best Fantasy 4 2009-10-13 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell HarperCollins e-books 978-0-06-175772-3 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Coisas Frágeis 2?Coisas Frageis 2
2010-00-00 Neil Gaiman Conrad Editora 978-85-7616-398-5   166
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 Rod Simeon , Trigger Image Checkmark
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders 2010-02-01 Neil Gaiman Harper 978-0-06-051523-2 $7.99 400
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 Checkmark
Fragile Things 2010-09-30 Neil Gaiman Headline Review 978-0-7553-7994-1 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll gray318  
The Mammoth Book of New Terror 2011-08-04 ed. Stephen Jones Robinson 978-1-78033-279-6 $6.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth John Picacio  
Fragile Things 2013-00-00 Neil Gaiman Headline Review 978-0-7553-3415-5 £7.99 440
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 Checkmark
Hauntings 2013-04-00 ed. Ellen Datlow Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-088-9 $16.95 420+
[2]
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 Valentina Brostean Checkmark
Fragile Things 2018-05-22 Neil Gaiman William Morrow / HarperCollins 978-0-06-269954-1 $16.99 xxxiii+
355
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  
Fragile Things 2018-05-22 Neil Gaiman William Morrow / HarperCollins 978-0-06-180416-8 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Zerbrechliche Dinge: Geschichten und Wunder 2019-03-29 Neil Gaiman Eichborn 978-3-8479-0655-1 €16.00 412
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 Markus Weber Checkmark
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction 2020-10-20 Neil Gaiman William Morrow / HarperCollins 978-0-06-303187-6 $29.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction 2020-10-20 Neil Gaiman HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing 978-1-79994-282-5 $55.99  
audio MP3 CD?Compact disc with mp3-encoded audio tracks
coll  
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction 2020-10-20 Neil Gaiman William Morrow / HarperCollins 978-0-06-303185-2 $40.00 736
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ulf Andersen Checkmark
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction 2020-10-20 Neil Gaiman Headline 978-1-4722-8230-9 £30.00 752
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction 2020-10-20 Neil Gaiman HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing 978-0-06-303188-3 $48.99  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll  
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction 2020-10-20 Neil Gaiman HarperAudio 978-0-06-303188-3 $55.90  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll Checkmark
The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction 2020-11-10 Neil Gaiman HarperLuxe 978-0-06-303238-5 $42.00 608
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  
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders date unknown Neil Gaiman Harper 978-0-06-051523-2 $7.99 xxxiii+
363
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 Checkmark
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders date unknown Neil Gaiman Harper 978-0-06-051523-2 $7.99 xxxiii+
363
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 Checkmark
Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders date unknown Neil Gaiman Harper 978-0-06-051523-2 $7.99 xxxiii+
363
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 Checkmark
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