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Title: The Silly Season Title Record # 40941
Author: C. M. Kornbluth
Date: 1950-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1953Uncredited translator.
French La saison du serpent de mer
1955 Italian Morta stagione [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]
1964Translated by Fernando M. Sesén
Spanish La estación tonta
1964 German Sauregurkenzeit
1969Translated by Hans-Ulrich Nichau
German Die Sauregurkenzeit
1971 Italian Il serpente di mare [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]
1978Translated by Nikola Popović
Croatian Smiješno doba

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 2001 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
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Fall 1950 1950-10-00 ed. Anthony Boucher, J. Francis McComas Fantasy House, Inc.   $0.35 132
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 George Salter Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1952-02-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Doubleday   $2.95 249
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1953-08-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Signet 1044 $0.25 x+
207
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 Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
Fiction, #1 1953-10-00 ed. Editors of Fiction OPTA   F100.00 132
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 Checkmark
The Mindworm and Other Stories 1955-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Michael Joseph (Novels of Tomorrow)   12/6 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Fantascienza #6 1955-04-00 ed. Livio Garzanti Garzanti 6 120 Lit 112
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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
The Earth in Peril / Who Speaks of Conquest? 1957-02-00 Donald A. Wollheim, Lan Wright Ace Books (Ace Double #D-205) D-205 $0.35 158+
160
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
omni Ed Emshwiller , Stanley Meltzoff Checkmark
The Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1959-04-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books 303K $0.35 158
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.
coll Checkmark
The Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1959-04-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books 303K C$0.35 158
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.
coll Checkmark
The Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1959-05-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books 303K $0.35 158
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.
coll  
The Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1963-07-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books F 760 $0.50 158
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.
coll Checkmark
The Marching Morons and Other Famous Science Fiction Stories 1963-07-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books F 760 C$0.50 158
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.
coll Checkmark
Desfile de Cretinos 1964-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Vértice (Galaxia #26) 26   223
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 Alberto Pujolar  
Die Erde in Gefahr 1964-08-21 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Moewig (Terra #356) 356 DM 0.70 64
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".
anth Karl Stephan Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1967-06-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion S1426 $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
Best SF Stories of C. M. Kornbluth 1968-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Faber and Faber   25/- 277
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Tomorrow, the Stars 1969-01-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion S1426 $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
Tomorrow, the Stars 1969-07-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion S1426 $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
Herold im All 1969-10-00 C. M. Kornbluth Goldmann (Goldmanns Weltraum Taschenbücher #0108) 0108 DM 2.80 177
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 Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Twenty Years of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1970-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Robert P. Mills G. P. Putnam's Sons     264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mel Hunter  
Tomorrow, the Stars 1970-01-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion S1426 $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 Richard Powers  
Tomorrow, the Stars 1970-07-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion S1426 $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 Richard Powers  
Tomorrow, the Stars 1970-11-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion S1426 $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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Twenty Years of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1970-12-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Robert P. Mills Berkley Medallion 0-425-01923-3 / #N1923 $0.95 320
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Twenty Years of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1970-12-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman, Robert P. Mills Berkley Medallion 0-425-01923-3 / N1923 C$0.95 320
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 Mel Hunter Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1971-02-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-01426-6 $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 Richard Powers  
Tomorrow, the Stars 1971-03-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-01426-6 $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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Galassia #141 1971-05-01 ed. Vittorio Curtoni, Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 141 350 Lit 200
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 Fulvia Levi Bianchi Checkmark
First Contact 1971-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books P062N $0.95 219
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 Powers Checkmark
Invaders from Space 1972-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Hawthorn Books   $6.95 xi+
241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Angela Arnet Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1972-05-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-01426-6 $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 Richard Powers Checkmark
First Contact 1973-03-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books P062N $0.95 219
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 Powers Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1976-10-00 C. M. Kornbluth Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3006 $2.49 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gary Viskupic Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1976-12-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03432-1 $1.50 224
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25461-9 $1.95 xiv+
338
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25461-9 C$1.95 xiv+
338
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-11-00 C. M. Kornbluth Taplinger 0-8008-0723-5 $9.95 312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rus Anderson Checkmark
First Contact 1978-08-00 ed. Damon Knight Pinnacle Books 0-523-40354-2 $1.50 219
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 Paul Stinson Checkmark
Sirius, #28 1978-10-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   10 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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1979-00-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-04304-5 $1.95 224
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1981-09-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-05357-1 $2.25 242
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars 1983-03-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-06429-8 $2.50 xi+
242
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Histoires d'envahisseurs 1983-04-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3779) 2-253-03149-6   445
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 Cl. Gozlan Checkmark
Tomorrow the Stars 1984-00-00 ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Books 0-425-07572-9 $2.75 xi+
242
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 Carl Lundgren  
The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) 1984-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #594) 0-87997-953-4 $3.50 319
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 Dino Marsan Checkmark
The Great SF Stories 12 (1950) 1984-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada (DAW Collectors #594) 0-87997-953-4 / UE1953 C$3.95 319
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 Dino Marsan Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents the Golden Years of Science Fiction: Sixth Series 1988-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-65754-6 $8.95 624
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
UFOs: The Greatest Stories 1996-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg MJF Books 1-56731-086-9 $8.98 310
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-02-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 0-915368-60-9 $27.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-07-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 0-915368-60-9 $27.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-08-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press / SFBC 17419 $14.98 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 2009-12-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 978-0-915368-60-0 $29.00 xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 2017-12-17 C. M. Kornbluth Faded Page 20171227 C$0.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Gary Viskupic Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars date unknown ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03894-7 $1.95 224
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
Tomorrow, the Stars date unknown ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-01426-6 $0.95 224
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars date unknown ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-02931-X $1.25 224
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Tomorrow, the Stars date unknown ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-03894-7 $1.95 224
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 Richard Powers  
Tomorrow, the Stars date unknown ed. Robert A. Heinlein Berkley Medallion 0-425-01426-6 / S1426 $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 Richard Powers Checkmark
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