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Title: A Saucer of Loneliness Title Record # 37301
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1953-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1953 Saucer of Loneliness
Year Language Title
1956 French Le disque de solitude
1974Translated by Frank Straschitz
French La soucoupe de solitude
1978 French Une soucoupe de solitude
1985Translated by Martin Eisele
German Wie ein Schrei aus dem Dunkel
1987Italian translation by Giampaolo Cossato and Sandro Sandrelli.
Italian Disco di solitudine
1996 Finnish Lautasen arvoitus
1998 Japanese
孤独の円盤?Kodoku no Enban
[as by ]
1999Translated by Mariano Casas.
Spanish Un plato de soledad

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
4 2004 Retro Hugo 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
E Pluribus Unicorn 1953-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Abelard-Schuman   $2.75 276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. M. Jauss Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1953-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Nelson, Foster & Scott   C$ 276
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. M. Jauss  
Galaxy Science Fiction, February 1953 1953-02-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction [UK], v3 #6 1953-08-00 ed. H. L. Gold Thorpe and Porter   1/6 160
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Second Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1954-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Crown Publishers     vi+
[2]+
504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
Galaxy Science Fiction Omnibus 1955-00-00 ed. H. L. Gold Grayson & Grayson     350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Galaxie (1ère série), #34 September 1956 1956-09-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148
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 Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1956-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 179 $0.35 211+
[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 Richard Powers Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1960-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Abelard-Schuman   9/6 275
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll A. M. Jauss  
E Pluribus Unicorn 1961-03-00 Theodore Sturgeon Panther 1183 2/6 192
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 Bill Rose Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1963-06-00 ed. Robert P. Mills The Dial Press   $4.95 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ronald Clyne Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1963-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Panther 1183 3/6 192
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 Bill Rose Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Gollancz   21/- 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1965-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books U2247 $0.50 211
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1965-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books U2247 C$0.50 211
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.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1965-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-819 $0.75 287
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 Worlds of Science Fiction 1965-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-819 C$0.75 287
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 Worlds of Science Fiction 1966-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Panther 2124 5/- 288
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 Worlds of Science Fiction 1967-10-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 54-577 $0.75 287
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
Flying Saucers in Fact and Fiction 1968-00-00 ed. Hans Stefan Santesson Lancer Books 74-953 $0.75 224
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
E Pluribus Unicorn 1968-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Panther 11838 5/- 192
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
E Pluribus Unicorn 1969-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Panther 11838 5/- 192
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
E Pluribus Unicorn 1970-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 01827 $0.75 x+
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.
coll Robert Pepper Checkmark
The Worlds of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 64-374 $0.75 287
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 Worlds of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Paperback Library 64-374 C$0.75 287
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
Science Fictions 1971-00-00 ed. Arnold Thompson University Tutorial Press (London) 0-7231-0529-4   168
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1974-04-17 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1974-11-15 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1977-08-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pocket Books 0-671-81355-2 $1.50 x+
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.
coll Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1977-08-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pocket Books 0-671-81355-2 C$1.50 x+
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.
coll Checkmark
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1978-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Les songes superbes de Theodore Sturgeon 1978-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Casterman (Autres temps, autres mondes) 2-203-22624-2   245
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Palmans Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1979-09-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph Olander Avon 0-380-46409-8 $4.95 xxiii+
438
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 Stanislaw Fernandes Checkmark
E Pluribus Unicorn 1979-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon Pocket Books 0-671-83149-6 $1.95 x+
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.
coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Science Fiction of the Fifties 1980-02-00 ed. Martin Harry Greenberg, Joseph Olander Avon / SFBC 3671 $3.98 xxii+
393
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary Viskupic Checkmark
Flying Saucers 1982-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest 0-449-24503-9 $2.95 349
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 Richard Courtney Checkmark
Science Fiction A to Z: A Dictionary of the Great S.F. Themes 1982-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Houghton Mifflin 0-395-31285-X $22.95 xvii+
651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Flying Saucers 1983-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine     349
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  
E Pluribus Unicorn 1984-02-00 Theodore Sturgeon Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-50223-9 $2.95 x+
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.
coll Boris Vallejo  
Histoires d'extraterrestres 1984-10-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3763) 2-253-00060-4   414
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 Manchu Checkmark
Aus vielen Ein horn 1985-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #23463) 3-442-23463-8 DM 9.80 285
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 Jürgen F. Rogner Checkmark
The Great SF Stories# 15 (1953) 1986-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #694) 0-88677-171-4 $3.50 352
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Great SF Stories# 15 (1953) 1986-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-171-4 C$4.50 352
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
Le grandi storie della fantascienza 15 1987-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Armenia Editore (Le Grandi Storie della Fantascienza #15) 88-344-0205-7 20,000 Lit 304
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 Bob Layzell  
Flying Saucers 1987-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-21400-1 $3.95 349
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
New Stories from the Twilight Zone 1991-12-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Avon Books 0-380-75926-8 $10.00 viii+
295
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
New Stories from the Twilight Zone 1992-08-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Warner Books UK 0-7088-5455-9 £8.99 viii+
295
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  
New Stories from the Twilight Zone 1993-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Warner Books UK 0-7515-0329-0 £4.99 419
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
Kauhujen kirja 8 1996-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Book Studio 951-611-807-0   336
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 Kari T. Leppänen Checkmark
The New Twilight Zone 1997-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg MJF Books 1-56731-083-4 $7.98 viii+
295
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 1998年1月号, #499?Esu-Efu Magajin 1998-nen 1-gatsu Gō, #499
Esu-Efu Magajin 1998-nen 1-gatsu Gou, #499
S-F Magajin 1998-nen 1-gatsu Gō, #499
S-F Magajin 1998-nen 1-gatsu Gou, #499
1998-01-00 ed.
Editors of S-Fマガジン?Editors of Esu-Efu Magajin
Editors of S-F Magajin
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
     
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.
mag  
La fuente del unicornio 1999-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Plaza & Janés (Mundos Imaginarios #1) 84-01-54103-4   348
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 Jordi Forcada  
A Saucer of Loneliness, Volume VII: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 2000-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-350-6 $30.00 ix+
388
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century 2001-11-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X $24.95 x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century 2001-12-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books / SFBC 11613 $12.50 x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
A Saucer of Loneliness 2002-09-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-424-3 $18.95 ix+
388
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century 2004-03-00 ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0 $14.00 x+
422
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 Pyrographx Checkmark
Romans et nouvelles 2005-09-00 Theodore Sturgeon Omnibus (France) 2-258-06642-5 €25.00 xi+
1161
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 Georges Rohner Checkmark
A Saucer of Loneliness 2013-04-16 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-58394-751-7 $18.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
A Saucer of Loneliness 2013-09-30 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-11001-4 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
E Pluribus Unicorn date unknown Theodore Sturgeon Pocket Books 0-671-83149-6 $1.95 x+
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.
coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Century date unknown ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-00864-X $24.95 x+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Pyrographx Checkmark
Masterpieces: The Best Science Fiction of the Twentieth Century date unknown ed. Orson Scott Card Ace Books 0-441-01133-0 $16.00 x+
422
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 Pyrographx Checkmark
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