Title: Vaster Than Empires and More Slow

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Title: Vaster Than Empires and More Slow Title Record # 40824
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Date: 1971-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Hainish
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Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Marlen Scherm
German Die unfaßbaren Wesenheiten
1973Translated by 小尾芙佐(Obi Fusa)
Japanese
帝国よりも大きくゆるやかに?ていこくよりもおおきくゆるやかに
Teikoku yori mo Ōkikuyuru Yaka ni
Teikoku yori mo Ookikuyuru Yaka ni
[as by ]
1975Translated by Claude Saunier
French Plus vaste qu'un empire
1977 Spanish Más vasto que los imperios y más lento
1977Translated by Claude Saunier
French Plus vaste qu'un empire [as by Ursula Le Guin]
1979Translated by Krunoslav Poljak
Croatian Strah
1980Translated by Jean Schalekamp
Dutch Onmetelijker dan Wereldrijken en Nog Trager
1980Translated by Gisela Stege
German Unermeßlich wie ein Weltreich — langsamer gewachsen
1987Translated by María Elena Rius.
Spanish Más vasto que los imperios y más lento
2004 Italian Più vasto degli imperi e più lento

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
14 1972 Locus Best Short Fiction
2 1972 Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
New Dimensions 1: Fourteen Original Science Fiction Stories 1971-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Doubleday   $5.95 xi+
246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Nick Aristovulos Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-02671-3 $1.25 ix+
340
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year 1972-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-02671-3 C$1.25 ix+
340
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
New Dimensions 1: Fourteen Original Science Fiction Stories 1973-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Avon 15925 $0.95 256
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
Die Königin der Dämonen 1973-08-00 ed. Terry Carr König (König Taschenbücher #29) 3-8082-0072-3 DM 3.80 159
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.
anth Rudolf Huber-Wilkoff Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 1973年10月号, #177?Esu-Efu Magajin 1973-nen 10-gatsu Gō, #177
Esu-Efu Magajin 1973-nen 10-gatsu Gou, #177
S-F Magajin 1973-nen 10-gatsu Gō, #177
S-F Magajin 1973-nen 10-gatsu Gou, #177
1973-10-00 ed.
森優?Masaru Mori
もりまさる
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
  ¥350 232
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
角田純男?かくたすみお
Kakuta Sumio
 
Wondermakers 2 1974-02-00 ed. Robert Hoskins Fawcett Premier P635 $1.25 320
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 FMA Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1975-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row 0-06-012562-4 $8.95 303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patricia Voehl  
Women of Wonder 1975-01-00 ed. Pamela Sargent Vintage Books 0-394-71041-X $1.95 lxiv+
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.
anth Charles Shields Checkmark
Explorers of Space 1975-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6439-1 $6.95 253
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Frank Alois Checkmark
Femmes et merveilles 1975-10-31 ed. Pamela Sargent Denoël (Présence du Futur #208)     245
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Femmes et merveilles 1975-10-31 ed. Pamela Sargent Denoël (Présence du Futur #208)     245
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 Wind's Twelve Quarters 1976-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row / SFBC 1901 $2.49 246
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patricia Voehl Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #1 1976-04-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-24922-4 $1.95 [ix]+
340
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 Wind's Twelve Quarters 1976-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 277+
[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 Checkmark
Mujeres y Maravillas 1977-00-00 ed. Pamela Sargent Bruguera (Colección Nova ciencia ficción #11) 84-02-05170-7   347
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 Jim Burns  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1977-02-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 278
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 Pauline Ellison Checkmark
Le livre d'or de la science-fiction: Ursula Le Guin 1977-12-26 Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5012) 2-266-00490-5   381
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 C. Broutin Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1978-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper & Row 0-06-012562-4   303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Patricia Voehl Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Volume II 1978-05-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Panther / Granada 0-586-04622-4 £0.75 138
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 Peter Gudynas Checkmark
Women of Wonder 1978-07-00 ed. Pamela Sargent Penguin Books 0-14-004867-7 £0.90 282
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 Candy Amsden Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1979-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-12842-6 $1.75 278
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 Pauline Ellison Checkmark
Sirius, #33 1979-03-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   15 din. 148
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.
mag Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters Volume II 1980-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Granada 0-586-04623-2 £0.95 138
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 Peter Gudynas Checkmark
Die zwölf Striche der Windrose 1980-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Nymphenburger 3-485-00391-3 DM 29.80 375+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Maxfield Parrish Checkmark
Vrouwen in Wonderland: Twaalf Science-Fiction Verhalen van Vrouwen over Vrouwen 1980-00-00 ed. Pamela Sargent De Arbeiderspers (SFem) 90-295-3781-7   350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Poen de Wijs Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1981-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-20132-8 $2.25 viii+
278
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
Le livre d'or de la science-fiction: Ursula Le Guin 1982-05-02 Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5012) 2-266-00490-5   381
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 C. Broutin  
Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology 1983-05-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-503271-3 $19.95 x+
529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Yves Tanguy Checkmark
Science Fiction: A Historical Anthology 1983-05-00 ed. Eric S. Rabkin Oxford University Press 0-19-503271-3 $9.95 x+
529
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 Yves Tanguy Checkmark
Die zwölf Striche der Windrose 1983-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #25) 3-453-30964-2 DM 7.80 334
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Las doce moradas del viento II 1987-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Edhasa     181
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 Julio Vivas  
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1987-09-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Capra Press 0-88496-270-9 $15.95 196
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Margaret Chodos-Irvine Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1987-09-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-091434-3 $6.95 303
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  
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1988-09-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Plume / New American Library 0-452-26139-2 $6.95 196
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 Goldstrom Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1989-11-00 Ursula K. Le Guin VGSF / Gollancz (VGSF Classics #37) 0-575-04607-4 £3.99 xiv+
303
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 Brian Waugh Checkmark
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1990-03-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz 0-575-04739-9 £13.95 196
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jane Hartley Checkmark
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1990-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Roc / New American Library 0-451-45049-3 $4.50 236
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.
coll Robert Goldstrom Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1991-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial Library / Harper & Row 0-06-091434-3 $10.00 303
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  
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1991-00-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Roc / New American Library 0-451-45049-3 C$5.95 236
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.
coll Robert Goldstrom Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 1991-04-00 Ursula K. Le Guin HarperPaperbacks 0-06-100162-7 $4.50 383
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 Danilo Ducak Checkmark
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1994-06-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Plume 0-452-26480-4 $10.95 196
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 Robert Goldstrom Checkmark
Buffalo Gals and Other Animal Presences 1994-12-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Roc / New American Library 0-451-45434-0 $8.95 196
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 Robert Goldstrom Checkmark
Heyne Science Fiction Jahresband 2000 2000-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #6342) 3-453-16188-2 DM 18.00 714+
[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.
anth Zoltán Boros , Gábor Szikszai Checkmark
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons 2000-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-25462-8 $17.95 xi+
481
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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2000-10-00 Ursula Le Guin Gollancz (SF Collectors' Editions) 0-575-07139-7 £9.99 xiv+
303
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
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons 2002-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois   0-312-27150-6 $17.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Chesley Bonestell  
I dodici punti cardinali 2004-02-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Editrice Nord (Narrativa Nord #183) 88-429-1298-0 €16.00 294
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2004-12-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Perennial / HarperCollins 0-06-091434-3 $13.95 303
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 Wind's Twelve Quarters 2009-04-09 Ursula K. Le Guin Paw Prints 978-1-4395-6236-9 $22.95  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
What If? Volume 3 2013-10-18 ed. Richard A. Lupoff Surinam Turtle Press 978-1-60543-729-3 $20.00 308
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 Gavin L. O'Keefe Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters and The Compass Rose 2015-08-13 Ursula K. Le Guin Gollancz (Gollancz SF Masterworks (II)) 978-1-4732-0576-5 £9.99 xx+
561
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 Christopher Gibbs Checkmark
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2015-08-27 Ursula K. Le Guin Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1436-1 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91009-2 $25.00 xxxi+
1178
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91010-8 $25.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bruce Pennington  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / SFBC 14-1016912 $19.55 xxxi+
1178
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 Bruce Pennington  
The Found and the Lost: The Collected Novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-10-00 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-5139-0 $29.99 801
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jun Yu Checkmark
The Found and the Lost: The Collected Novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin 2016-10-18 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-5141-3 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters 2017-02-14 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial 978-0-06-247103-1 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Vaster Than Empires and More Slow 2017-02-14 Ursula K. Le Guin Harper Perennial 978-0-06-247085-0 $1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Hainish Novels & Stories, Volume One 2017-09-05 Ursula K. Le Guin The Library of America (The Library of America #296) 978-1-59853-538-9 $40.00 xviii+
1095
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Hainish Novels & Stories 2017-09-05 Ursula K. Le Guin The Library of America 978-1-59853-537-2 $80.00 xviii+
1095, xix+
789
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Found and the Lost: The Collected Novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin 2017-11-07 Ursula K. Le Guin Saga Press 978-1-4814-5140-6 $19.99 801
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 Jun Yu  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-02907-X $1.75 277
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 Pauline Ellison Checkmark
Explorers: SF Adventures to Far Horizons date unknown ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 978-0-312-27150-3 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Chesley Bonestell  
The Wind's Twelve Quarters date unknown Ursula K. Le Guin Bantam Books 0-553-23541-9 $2.95 277
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 Pauline Ellison Checkmark
Etoiles des profondeurs date unknown Ursula Le Guin Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5012) 2-266-04519-9   386
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
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