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Title: It Title Record # 41269
Author: Theodore Sturgeon
Date: 1940-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Written in March or April 1940, according to Paul Williams' story notes in The Ultimate Egoist.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1970Translated by Arlette Rosenblum
French Ça
1974Translated by Bo Hedekrans.
Swedish Ett skri ur mörkret
1977Translated by Tony Westermayr
German ES
1978 Italian La cosa
1980Translated by Eva Malsch
German Es
1995Translated by Leonore Puschert.
German Es
2005Translated by Maxi Goschin
German Es

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
3 2016 Retro Hugo Best Novelette

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Unknown, August 1940 1940-08-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.20 164
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Checkmark
Unknown [UK], August 1940 1940-08-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   0/6 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".
mag Checkmark
Who Knocks?: Twenty Masterpieces of the Spectral for the Connoisseur 1946-00-00 ed. August Derleth Rinehart   $2.50 ix+
391
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lee Brown Coye  
Without Sorcery 1948-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Prime Press   $3.00 355
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll L. Robert Tschirky Checkmark
It 1948-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Prime Press     30
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
chap  
Br-r-r-! 1959-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Avon T-289 $0.35 192
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.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Not Without Sorcery 1961-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 506K $0.35 160
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
Who Knocks? 1964-12-00 ed. August Derleth Panther 1769 3/6 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Dark Side 1965-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday   $4.50 xi+
241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Dark Side 1965-02-00 ed. Damon Knight Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Chibbaro Checkmark
Famous Monster Tales 1967-00-00 ed. Basil Davenport Van Nostrand Reinhold 1983 $4.75 201
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Thomas Ruzicka Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Stories That Scared Even Me 1967-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Random House   $6.95 xvi+
463
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Dark Side 1967-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Corgi GS7788 3/6 172
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
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Stories That Scared Even Me 1968-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Max Reinhardt 0-370-00643-7 20/- 413
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bernard Blatch Checkmark
The Dark Side 1969-00-00 ed. Damon Knight Curtis Books 123-07029-075 $0.75 191
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.
anth  
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories That Scared Even Me, Part One 1970-00-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Pan Books 0-330-02581-3 £0.25 204
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  
Fiction, #200 1970-08-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F4.00 164
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 Siudmak Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Scream Along with Me 1970-12-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 3633 $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  
Weirdies 1973-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-85166-401-6   242
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Ett skri ur mörkret 1974-00-00 ed. uncredited B. Wahlström (
Kalla Kårar, ryslig midnattsläsning?Kalla Kaarar, ryslig midnattsläsning
#22)
91-32-40671-1 SEK 3.95 158
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.
anth  
The Monster Makers 1974-05-00 ed. Peter Haining Gollancz 0-575-01729-5 £1.80 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Monster Makers 1974-09-00 ed. Peter Haining Taplinger 0-8008-5324-5 $7.95 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rus Anderson Checkmark
Creatures from Beyond 1975-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Thomas Nelson 0-8407-6459-6 $6.95 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James E. Barry Checkmark
Not Without Sorcery 1975-12-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 0-345-24664-0 $1.50 186
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 Darrell K. Sweet Checkmark
Not Without Sorcery 1975-12-00 Theodore Sturgeon Ballantine Books 0-345-24664-0 C$1.50 186
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 Darrell K. Sweet Checkmark
Creatures from Beyond 1976-04-00 ed. Terry Carr Thomas Nelson / SFBC 2066 $1.98 vi+
180
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth James E. Barry Checkmark
Thirteen Tales of Terror 1977-00-00 ed. Les Daniels, Diane Thompson Charles Scribner's Sons 0-684-14845-5 $4.95 xviii+
260
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
ES 1977-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0255) 3-442-23255-4 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.
coll Jürgen F. Rogner Checkmark
Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Scream Along with Me 1977-09-00 ed. Alfred Hitchcock Dell 0-440-13633-4 $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  
Archives of Evil 1977-10-00 ed. Christopher Lee, Michel Parry W. H. Allen 0-491-02042-2 £3.95 172
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
It 1978-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Misfit Press   $2.00 27
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
chap  
Horror Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Bryan Newton Ward, Lock 0-7062-3670-X   128
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
L'homme qui a perdu la mer 1978-00-00 Theodore Sturgeon Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Science Fiction #7033) 2-253-02047-8   318
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
Il 2º libro dell'orrore 1978-06-00 ed. Francesco Franconeri Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Omnibus) 15501-9 6,500 Lit 454
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karel Thole  
Creepy Creatures 1978-09-00 ed. Barbara Ireson Beaver Books 0-600-32064-2 £0.65 190
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  
Christopher Lee's Archives of Evil 1979-05-00 ed. Michel Parry Mayflower 0-583-12903-X £0.85 160
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.
anth  
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 1979-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #350) 0-87997-483-4 / UE1483 $2.25 350
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 2, 1940 1979-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-483-4 / UE1483 C$2.50 350
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1940 1980-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6711) 3-8118-6711-3 DM 7.80 320
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
65 Great Tales of Horror 1981-09-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1729-1   688
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
65 Great Tales of Horror 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1729-1   688
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-40147-9   432+
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Alien Cargo 1984-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Bluejay Books 0-312-94008-4 $14.95 284
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rowena Morrill Checkmark
Alien Cargo 1986-04-00 Theodore Sturgeon Bluejay Books (Bluejay Special Edition #13) 0-312-94007-6 $8.95 284
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 Rowena Morrill Checkmark
Unknown Worlds: Tales from Beyond 1988-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Stanley Schmidt Galahad Books 0-88365-728-7 $9.98 [10]+
517
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Yemi Checkmark
Things Hunting Men 1988-06-00 ed. David Drake Baen 0-671-65412-8 $3.50 307
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 Pat Ortega Checkmark
Things Hunting Men 1988-06-00 ed. David Drake Baen 0-671-65412-8 C$4.95 307
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 Pat Ortega Checkmark
Back from the Dead 1991-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh DAW Books (DAW Collectors #845) 0-88677-472-1 $4.99 364
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 Jim Warren Checkmark
The Horror Hall of Fame 1991-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-692-9 $21.95 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-01-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Carroll & Graf / SFBC 18773 $9.98 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Robert Hale 0-7090-4902-1 £14.95 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Helen Hale  
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-12-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-880-8 $12.95 416
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  
Nursery Crimes 1993-06-00 ed. Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-101-7 $9.98 560
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Tierney  
The Frankenstein Omnibus 1994-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Chartwell Books 0-7858-0041-7 $10.98 647
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Frankenstein Omnibus 1994-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Orion 1-85797-550-2 £15.99 645
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Frankenstein Omnibus 1994-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Orion 1-85797-551-0 £9.99 645
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  
Frankenstein 1995-00-00 ed. Manfred Kluge Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #9280) 3-453-08523-X DM 10.00 333
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 Ultimate Egoist, Volume 1: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 1995-02-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-182-1 $25.00 xvi+
387
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jacek Yerka Checkmark
The Frankenstein Omnibus 1995-02-00 ed. Peter Haining Orion 1-85797-804-8 £5.99 x+
734
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 Ultimate Egoist 1998-11-00 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-299-2 $18.95 xvi+
387
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 Jacek Yerka Checkmark
L'homme qui a perdu la mer 1999-01-00 Theodore Sturgeon Les Belles Lettres (Le Cabinet Noir #24) 2-251-77125-5 F49.00 235
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 Rémi Hamoir Checkmark
Selected Stories 2000-10-00 Theodore Sturgeon Vintage Books 0-375-70375-6 $14.00 439
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  
Great Science Fiction Stories of 1940 2002-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Dorset Press 0-7607-3251-5 $9.95 350
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 Tom McKeveny  
Die goldene Helix 2005-06-00 Theodore Sturgeon Shayol (Shayol SF #1010) 3-926126-36-1 €14.90 223
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 Rainer Schorm  
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
Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead 2009-09-19 ed. John Skipp Black Dog & Leventhal 978-1-57912-828-9 $19.95 699
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  
The Ultimate Egoist: Volume I: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon 2010-11-09 Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 978-1-55643-658-1 $35.00 408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Zombies! Zombies! Zombies! 2011-09-20 ed. Otto Penzler Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-0-307-74089-2 $25.00 xii+
810
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 Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Selected Stories 2013-04-30 Theodore Sturgeon Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4532-9547-2 $14.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Ultimate Egoist 2013-09-30 Theodore Sturgeon Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-10995-7 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Ultimate Egoist date unknown Theodore Sturgeon North Atlantic Books 1-55643-299-2 $18.95 xvi+
387
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 Jacek Yerka Checkmark
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