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Title: The Men Who Murdered Mohammed Title Record # 41160
Author: Alfred Bester
Date: 1958-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A scientist who finds his wife committing adultery invents a time machine and attempts to go back in time to eliminate the situation.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1958 Portuguese Os Assassinos de Maomé
1959 French Qui a tué Mahomet ?
1960Translated by 中田耕治(Nakada Kohji)
Japanese
モハメッドを殺した男たち?モハメッドをころしたおとこたち
Mohameddo wo Koroshita Otoko-tachi
Mohameddo wo Koroshita Otokotachi
Mohameddo o Koroshita Otoko-tachi
Mohameddo o Koroshita Otokotachi
[as by
アルフレッド・ベスター?Arufureddo Busutā
Arufureddo Busutaa
]
1967 Italian L'uomo che uccise Maometto
1970Translated by Alfred Joseph
German Die Mörder Mohammeds
1971 Polish Ludzie, którzy zamordowali Mahometa
1976Translated by P. J. Izabelle
French L'homme qui tua Mahomet
1977Translated by Warner Flamen
Dutch De Mannen die Mohammed Vermoordden
1984Translated by José Manuel Álvarez Flórez
Spanish Los hombres que asesinaron a Mahoma
1987Translation: Edda Petri
German Die Männer, die Mohammed ermordeten
1988Translated by Goran Pavelić
Croatian Ljudi koji su ubili Muhameda
1993Translated by Michael Koseler.
German Die Männer, die Mohammed ermordeten

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Finalists 1959 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, October 1958 1958-10-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, 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 Emsh Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Eighth Series 1959-01-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Doubleday   $3.75 240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Arthur Renshaw  
Fiction, #62 1959-01-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F140.00 148
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 Philippe Curval Checkmark
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Eighth Series 1959-03-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 240
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Arthur Renshaw Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 1960年03月号, #2?Esu-Efu Magajin 1960-nen 03-gatsu Gō, #2
Esu-Efu Magajin 1960-nen 03-gatsu Gou, #2
S-F Magajin 1960-nen 03-gatsu Gō, #2
S-F Magajin 1960-nen 03-gatsu Gou, #2
1960-03-00 ed.
早川清?Hayakawa Kiyoshi
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
    144
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
中島靖侃?なかじませいかん
Nakajima Seikan
 
The Best from Fantasy and Science Fiction, Eighth Series 1963-00-00 ed. Anthony Boucher Ace Books F-217 $0.40 224
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Venture Science Fiction [UK], April 1964 1964-04-00 ed. Ronald R. Wickers Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/6 116
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 Dark Side of the Earth 1964-05-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library D2474 $0.50 160
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 Dark Side of the Earth 1964-05-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library of Canada D2474 C$0.50 160
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 Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy 1966-02-00 ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books V-326 $1.65 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
An Alfred Bester Omnibus 1967-00-00 Alfred Bester Sidgwick & Jackson 102199 30/- 710
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Viajantes no Tempo 1967-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Galeria Panorama (Série Antologia #2)     194
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 Luís Campos  
Urania #469 1967-08-27 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 469 250 Lit 168
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Voyagers in Time: Twelve Stories of Science Fiction 1967-09-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Meredith Press   $4.95 xii+
243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Barry Martin Checkmark
The Dark Side of the Earth 1969-11-00 Alfred Bester Pan Books 0-330-02393-4 £0.25 171
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. F. Phillipps Checkmark
Die Mörder Mohammeds 1970-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Marion von Schröder (Science Fiction & Fantastica)   DM 10.00 211
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 Klaus Kammerichs , Heinz Edelmann Checkmark
Voyagers in Time 1970-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Tempo Books / Grosset & Dunlap 5344 $0.95 xi+
208
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
Voyagers in Time 1970-09-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Tempo Books / Grosset & Dunlap 5344 $0.95 xi+
208
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 Dark Side of the Earth 1970-10-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library of Canada T4402 C$0.75 160
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
Kroki w nieznane tom 2 1971-00-00 ed.
Lech Jęczmyk?Lech Jeczmyk
Iskry   30 zł 389
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Die Mörder Mohammeds 1971-10-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3264) 3264 DM 2.80 143
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.
anth Checkmark
As Tomorrow Becomes Today 1974-00-00 ed. Charles W. Sullivan Prentice-Hall 0-13-050021-6 $4.95 xv+
456
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  
Cosmic Laughter: Science Fiction for the Fun of It 1974-00-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-006931-9 $5.95 x+
189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joey Cavanaugh Checkmark
As Tomorrow Becomes Today 1974-00-00 ed. Charles W. Sullivan Prentice-Hall 0-13-050039-9 $7.95 xv+
456
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Histoires à rebours 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3773) 2-253-00835-4   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
The Light Fantastic: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Best Volume I 1976-04-00 Alfred Bester Berkley/Putnam 0-399-11614-1 $7.95 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1976-12-00 Alfred Bester Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3140 $3.98 409
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Jack Woolhiser Checkmark
The Dark Side of the Earth 1977-00-00 Alfred Bester Pan Books 0-330-02393-4 £0.60 171
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 Gino D'Achille Checkmark
Verrukkelijk Fahrenheit 1977-00-00 Alfred Bester Meulenhoff (M=SF #123) 90-290-0516-5   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.
coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Light Fantastic 1977-05-00 Alfred Bester Gollancz 0-575-02294-9 £4.30 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1977-07-00 Alfred Bester Berkley Medallion 0-425-03451-8 $1.95 452
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.
omni Richard Powers Checkmark
The Light Fantastic: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester Volume 1 1979-07-00 Alfred Bester Fontana 0-00-615281-3 £0.95 223
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 Tim White Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1983-04-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-445-3 $16.95 538
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
La fantástica luz 1984-00-00 Alfred Bester Teorema (Visión Arcadia) 84-85958-87-X   271
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 Tim White  
The Arbor House Treasury of Science Fiction Masterpieces 1984-02-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-446-1 $8.95 538
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  
Die Fussangeln der Zeit 1984-03-00 ed. Karl Michael Armer, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Bibliothek der Science Fiction Literatur #28) 3-453-31019-5 DM 7.80 346
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 Roy Michael Payne Checkmark
Top Science Fiction: The Authors' Choice 1984-07-00 ed. Josh Pachter J. M. Dent 0-460-04647-0 £8.95 viii+
340
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Histoires à rebours 1984-11-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3773) 2-253-00835-4   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 Philippe Adamov Checkmark
Top Science Fiction: The Authors' Choice 1985-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter J. M. Dent 0-460-02425-6 £2.95 viii+
340
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 Graham Potts Checkmark
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $8.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Science Fiction Jubiläums Band: 25 Jahre Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1960-1985 1985-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4000) 3-453-31112-4 DM 12.80 796
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 Colin Hay Checkmark
Top Science Fiction 1987-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4352) 3-453-00431-0 DM 9.80 383
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.
anth Wojtek Siudmak Checkmark
Science Fiction: The Science Fiction Research Association Anthology 1988-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick, Charles G. Waugh Harper & Row 0-06-046941-2   xi +
522
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
Sirius, #140 1988-01-05 ed.
Hrvoje Prćić?Hrvoje Prcic
Vjesnik   1000 din. 132
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
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1988-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $9.98 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karen Nelson  
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-01-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC 0-316-34941-0   xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-02-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown 0-316-34941-0 $22.95 xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton  
Voyagers in Time 1989-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Bart Books 1-55785-097-6 $3.50 xi+
208
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 F. Rubio Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-06-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / QPBC   $12.95 xix+
1083
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 Eggleton Checkmark
Die Hölle ist ewig 1993-00-00 Alfred Bester Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #293) 3-518-38657-3 DM 14.00 191
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 Michael van Ofen Checkmark
Die Gehäuse der Zeit 1994-00-00 ed. Karl Michael Armer, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #5075) 3-453-07268-5 DM 25.00 784
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 Karel Thole Checkmark
Great Tales of Science Fiction 1994-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Galahad Books 0-88365-701-5 $ 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Timescapes: Stories of Time Travel 1997-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Souvenir Press 0-285-63387-2 £16.99 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1997-11-00 Alfred Bester Vintage Books 0-679-76783-5 $14.00 xiii+
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 Evan Gaffney Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1997-11-00 Alfred Bester Topeka Bindery 1-4177-1932-X $17.92  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Time Travelers: Fiction in the Fourth Dimension 1998-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Barnes & Noble Books 0-7607-0914-9   288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Steve Pidan Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1998-08-00 Alfred Bester Vintage Books / SFBC 1-56865-805-2 / 17770 $10.98 366
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Ikarus 2001 2001-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #6370) 3-453-17984-6 €8.00 782
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
One Lamp: Alternate History Stories from The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 2003-09-00 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Four Walls Eight Windows 1-56858-276-5 $15.95 viii+
433
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
The Dark Side of the Earth date unknown Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library T4402 $0.75 160
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $1.95 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $2.45 x+
310
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 Adelson & Eichinger Checkmark
The Vintage Anthology of Science Fantasy date unknown ed. Christopher Cerf Vintage Books 0-394-70326-X $2.95 310
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 Adelson & Eichinger  
Starlight: The Great Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Berkley Medallion 0-425-03451-8 $1.95 452
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.
omni Richard Powers Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Vintage Books 0-679-76783-5 $14.00 xiii +
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 Evan Gaffney Checkmark
Voyagers in Time date unknown ed. Robert Silverberg Tempo Books / Grosset & Dunlap 12129 $1.25 xi+
208
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 World Treasury of Science Fiction date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC     xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Vintage Books 978-0-679-76783-1 $16.95 xiii+
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 Evan Gaffney Checkmark
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