Title: The Last Question

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Title: The Last Question Title Record # 41230
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1956-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Multivac
Webpages: drabblecast.org, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1975 German Wenn die Sterne verlöschen
1975 Italian L'ultima domanda
1978 Hungarian Az utolsó kérdés
1978 French L'ultime question
1984 German Die letzte Frage
1986 Dutch De Laatste Vraag
1987 Italian L'ultima domanda
1988 German Die letzte Frage
1988 French La dernière question
1990 Portuguese A Última Pergunta
2002 Italian L'ultima Domanda
2009 Spanish La última pregunta

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Science Fiction Quarterly, November 1956 1956-11-00 ed. Robert A. W. Lowndes Columbia Publications, Inc.; Holyoke, MA   $0.25 100 pulp mag Ed Emsh Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1959-02-19 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $3.50 236 hc coll Richard Powers  
Nine Tomorrows 1959-06-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 236 hc coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1960-07-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Books #A2121 $0.35 198 pb coll Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1960-07-00 Isaac Asimov Bantam Books #A2121 C$0.35 198 pb coll Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1963-00-00 Isaac Asimov Dennis Dobson   15/- 224 hc coll  
Nine Tomorrows 1964-12-00 Isaac Asimov The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) #92 6/- 224 hc coll  
Nine Tomorrows 1966-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books #M171 5/- 251 pb coll Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1967-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books #M171 5/- 251 pb coll Checkmark
Opus 100 1969-06-00 Isaac Asimov Houghton Mifflin   $5.95 xv+
318
hc coll  
Nine Tomorrows: Tales of the Near Future 1969-11-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest #T1344 $0.75 224 pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Opus 100 1970-10-00 Isaac Asimov Dell #6695 $0.95 285 pb coll Checkmark
Opus 100 1970-10-00 Isaac Asimov Dell #6695 C$0.95 285 pb coll Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1971-11-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest #T1632 $0.75 224 pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
3000 Years of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1972-09-00 ed. L. Sprague de Camp, Catherine Crook de Camp Lothrop, Lee & Shepard 0-688-40006-X $5.95 256 hc anth Emanuel Schongut Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1972-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books 0-330-20171-9 £0.30 251 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1973-03-00 Isaac Asimov Sphere 0-7221-1254-8 £0.40 336 pb coll Patrick Woodroffe Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1973-10-00 Isaac Asimov Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-97981-X   336 hc coll  
Nine Tomorrows 1973-00-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest #M1971 $0.95 224 pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1974-01-00 Isaac Asimov Sphere 0-7221-1254-8 £0.40 336 pb coll Checkmark
Space Opera 1974-08-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Futura 0-86007-058-1 £0.50 324 pb anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1974-09-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction) 0-385-05078-X $6.95 xiv+
294
hc coll Richard Mantel Checkmark
Space Opera 1974-11-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Weidenfeld & Nicolson 0-297-76811-5 £ 324 hc anth Eddie Jones  
Space Opera 1975-03-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Doubleday 0-385-07873-0 $7.95 xiii+
322
hc anth Lawrence Ratzkin Checkmark
Space Opera: An Anthology of Way-Back-When Futures 1975-05-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Doubleday / SFBC #1064 $1.98 xiii+
304+
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hc anth Lawrence Ratzkin Checkmark
Wenn die Sterne verlöschen 1975-07-29 Isaac Asimov Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #264) #TTB264 DM 2.80 145 pb coll Dean Ellis Checkmark
Il meglio di Asimov. Volume secondo 1975-09-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1089) #12562 1,500 Lit 206 pb coll Karel Thole  
The Science Fiction Roll of Honor 1975-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Random House 0-394-48677-3 $8.95 xvii+
264
hc anth John Sposato Checkmark
The Science Fiction Roll of Honor 1975-10-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Random House / BOMC     xvii+
264
hc anth John Sposato  
Space Opera 1975-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Book Club Associates     324 hc anth Eddie Jones Checkmark
Space Opera 1975-00-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss Futura 0-86007-847-7 £0.60 324 pb anth Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1976-01-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest #Q2694 $1.50 319 pb coll Checkmark
Space Opera 1977-03-00 ed. Brian Aldiss Berkley Medallion 0-425-03344-9 $1.50 xii+
243
pb anth Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1954-1972 1977-03-00 Isaac Asimov Sphere 0-7221-1257-2 £0.65 172 pb coll Peter Elson Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1978-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23618-8 $1.75 224 pb coll  
L'avenir commence demain 1978-09-20 Isaac Asimov Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5034) 2-266-00643-6   312 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1978-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books 0-330-20171-9 £0.75 251 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Galaktika 30: Tudományos-fantasztikus antológia 1978-00-00 ed. Kuczka Péter Kozmosz KönyvekQuestion mark #IF 3317 - e - 7880 Ft 12 127 pb anth Rudolf Hausner Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1979-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books 0-330-20171-9 £0.85 251 pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
The Future in Question 1980-02-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24266-8 $2.50 381 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Opus 100 1980-12-00 Isaac Asimov Dell 0-440-16695-0 $2.25 280 pb coll  
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury 1981-03-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33635-9 $6.98 786 hc anth Don Dixon Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1981-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24084-3 $2.25 224 pb coll Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1982-00-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20288-7 $2.75 319 pb coll  
Nine Tomorrows 1982-00-00 Isaac Asimov Pan Books 0-330-20171-9 £1.50 250+
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pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1954-1972 1982-00-00 Isaac Asimov Sphere 0-7221-1257-2 £1.75 172 pb coll Checkmark
Best of Asimov 1983-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Paperback #28113) 3-404-28113-6 DM 19.80 363 tp coll Checkmark
Fragezeichen Zukunft 1984-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Greenberg, Joseph Olander Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6736) 3-8118-6736-9 DM 7.80 303 pb anth Ed Emshwiller 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 anth Checkmark
R-A-M Random Access Messages of the Computer Age 1984-00-00 ed. Thomas F. Monteleone Hayden Pub. 0-8104-6333-4   193 tp anth Michel Tcherevkoff Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows 1985-02-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-32072-7 $2.95 224 pb coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
The Edge of Tomorrow 1985-07-00 Isaac Asimov Tor 0-312-93200-6 $15.95 xiv+
462
hc coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Microworlds: Tales of the Computer Age 1985-12-00 ed. Thomas F. Monteleone Hamlyn 0-09-939220-8 £2.50 175 tp anth 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 anth Graham Potts Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov 1985-00-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20829-X $2.95 319 pb coll  
The Edge of Tomorrow 1986-03-00 Isaac Asimov Harrap 0-245-54391-0 £9.95 xiv+
462
hc coll  
The Edge of Tomorrow 1986-07-00 Isaac Asimov Tor 0-812-53122-1 $3.50 xiv+
462
pb coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1986-08-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday 0-385-19782-9 $17.95 xiv+
320
hc coll Robert Aulicino Checkmark
Robot Dreams 1986-11-00 Isaac Asimov Berkley Books (Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Byron Preiss)) 0-425-09345-X $7.95 349 tp coll Ralph McQuarrie Checkmark
De Beste Science Fiction Verhalen 1986-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter Hema / Loeb     624 tp anth Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Top SF 1 1986-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter Bruna 4-490-10088-4   312 tp anth Kate Higgins Checkmark
Le migliori opere di fantascienza 1987-06-00 Isaac Asimov Editrice Nord (Cosmo Serie Oro. Classici della Narrativa di Fantascienza #84)   12,000 Lit iv+
352
tp coll Les Edwards  
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1988-02-00 Isaac Asimov Signet / New American Library 0-451-15196-8 $3.95 xiv +
379
pb coll  
Roboterträume 1988-02-00 Isaac Asimov Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Paperback #28162) 3-404-28162-4 DM 19.80 413 tp coll Ralph McQuarrie Checkmark
Le robot qui rêvait 1988-05-16 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2388) 2-277-22388-3   510 pb coll Philippe Caza Checkmark
Robot Dreams 1988-05-00 Isaac Asimov VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04254-0 £3.95 349 tp coll  
The Great SF Stories # 18 (1956) 1988-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #754) 0-88677-289-3 $4.50 366 pb anth Robert Andre Checkmark
The Great SF Stories # 18 (1956) 1988-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books 0-88677-289-3 C$5.50 366 pb anth Robert Andre Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov 1988-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07498-8 £3.50 xiv+
320
pb coll Chris Foss  
Top Science Fiction: Zweiter Teil 1988-00-00 ed. Josh Pachter Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4517) 3-453-02774-4 DM 9.80 364 pb anth Wojtek Siudmak Checkmark
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov 1989-05-00 Isaac Asimov Dark Harvest 0-913165-44-1 $21.95 678 hc coll Ron Lindahn , Val Lakey Lindahn  
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov 1989-05-00 Isaac Asimov Dark Harvest 0-913165-43-3 $49.00 678 hc coll Ron Lindahn , Val Lakey Lindahn  
Grand Masters' Choice 1989-08-00 ed. Andre Norton, Ingrid Zierhut NESFA Press 0-915368-42-0 $10.00 221 hc anth  
Robot Dreams 1989-00-00 Isaac Asimov VGSF 0-575-04565-5 £3.50 474 pb coll Ralph McQuarrie Checkmark
Robot Dreams 1990-06-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-73154-6 $4.95 xvi+
384
pb coll Ralph McQuarrie  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41606-7 $22.95 viii+
614
hc coll Barclay Shaw  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $12.95 viii+
614
tp coll Barclay Shaw  
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov: Volume Three 1990-12-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-03108-0 $3.95 182 pb coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Cosmic Critiques: How & Why Ten Science Fiction Stories Work 1990-00-00 ed. Ansen Dibell, Martin H. Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Writer's Digest Books 0-89879-394-7 $12.95 197 tp anth Checkmark
Nove Amanhãs: contos do futuro próximo, 2º volume 1990-00-00 Isaac Asimov Publicações Europa-América (Livros de Bolso, série Ficção Científica #165) 972-1-03008-2   130 pb coll Tim White  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1991-03-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC #17907 $10.98 viii+
614
hc coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Grand Masters' Choice 1991-10-00 ed. Andre Norton Tor 0-812-50619-7 $3.99 xxiv+
355
pb anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Asimov Chronicles: Fifty Years of Isaac Asimov! 1991-00-00 Isaac Asimov Legend 0-7126-4690-6 £14.99 836 hc coll Tony Roberts Checkmark
Die Asimov-Chronik: Die vierte Generation 1991-00-00 Isaac Asimov Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8228) 3-453-04839-3 DM 14.80 443 pb coll Karel Thole Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1993-03-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224139-0 £15.99 614 hc coll Chris Moore  
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-07-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Tor 0-312-85062-X $35.00 990+
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hc anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1994-07-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 £5.99 430 pb coll Chris Moore  
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orbit 1-85723-271-2 £25.00 990 hc anth John Berkey Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1994-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Tor / SFBC #05435 $17.98 990 hc anth Carol Russo Checkmark
The Ascent of Wonder: The Evolution of Hard SF 1997-09-00 ed. David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer Orb 0-312-85509-5 $27.95 990 tp anth Checkmark
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 £6.99 429 pb coll Checkmark
The Complete Stories: Volume One 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-647647-3 £6.99 430 pb coll Chris Moore Checkmark
Bangs and Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World 1999-10-00 ed. James Frenkel Roxbury Park / Lowell House 0-7373-0271-2 $15.95 ix+
219
tp anth Ron Walotsky  
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume Two 2000-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86879-0 $25.95 432 hc anth Checkmark
Bangs and Whimpers: Stories About the End of the World 2000-07-00 ed. James Frenkel Roxbury Park / SFBC 0-7394-1147-0 $11.98 xii+
219
hc anth Ron Walotsky Checkmark
The SFWA Grand Masters, Volume 2 2001-04-00 ed. Frederik Pohl Tor 0-312-86878-2 $15.95 432 tp anth  
It's Been a Good Life 2002-03-00 Isaac Asimov, Janet Jeppson Asimov Prometheus Books 1-57392-968-9   309 hc non-fic Jay Kay Klein  
Urania #1442 2002-06-30 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #1442 €4.05 460 pb mag Franco Brambilla  
Robot Dreams 2004-06-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-01183-7 $14.00 xvi+
335
tp coll Ralph McQuarrie  
Le robot qui rêvait 2005-01-05 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2388) 2-290-31715-2   510 pb coll E. Gorinstein Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Eric Flint, Jim Baen, David Drake Baen #0743498747 $6.00   ebook anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7 $24.00 743 hc anth Tom Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-01-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen 0-7434-9874-7 $6.00   ebook anth Thomas Kidd Checkmark
The World Turned Upside Down 2005-02-00 ed. Jim Baen, David Drake, Eric Flint Baen / SFBC #1168633 $13.99 743 hc anth Tom Kidd  
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury 2006-03-07 ed. Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9 $11.99 786 hc anth  
The World Turned Upside Down 2006-06-00 ed. Eric Flint, Jim Baen, David Drake Baen 978-1-4165-2068-9 $15.00 741 tp anth Tom Kidd Checkmark
Cuentos completos I 2010-09-00 Isaac Asimov Zeta (Zeta - Nova #48) 978-84-9872-258-1   816 tp coll Oscar Chichoni Checkmark
The Drabblecast, #200 2011-03-11 ed. Norm Sherman The Drabblecast   $0.00   digital audio download mag Checkmark
Digital Rapture: The Singularity Anthology 2012-08-00 ed. John Kessel, James Patrick Kelly Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-070-4 $15.95 431 tp anth Josh Beatman Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime / Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91009-2 $25.00 xxxi+
1178
tp 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 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 anth Bruce Pennington  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $17.95 viii+
614
tp coll  
The Best of Isaac Asimov date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23018-X $1.75 319 pb coll Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest #Q2688 $1.50 224 pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of Isaac Asimov date unknown Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-07498-8 £3.50 xiv+
320
pb coll Chris Foss Checkmark
Nine Tomorrows date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24084-3 $1.95 224 pb coll Checkmark
The Best of Isaac Asimov date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23653-6 $1.95 319 pb coll Checkmark
The Edge of Tomorrow date unknown Isaac Asimov Tor 0-812-53122-1 $3.50 xiv+
462
pb coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Broadway Books 0-385-41627-X $22.00 viii+
614
tp coll  
Nine Tomorrows: Tales of the Near Future date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23618-8 $1.75 224 pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33635-9 $6.98 786 hc anth Don Dixon Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9 $11.99 786 hc anth Checkmark
The Future in Question date unknown ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24266-8 $2.50 381 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Robot Dreams date unknown Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-01183-7 $14.00 xvi+
335
tp coll Ralph McQuarrie  
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