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Title: The Detective of Dreams Title Record # 41488
Author: Gene Wolfe
Date: 1980-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1983Translated by W. H. M. van den Hout
Dutch Detective der Dromen
1990Translated by Pierre K. Rey
French Le détective des rêves
2001Translated by Gaetano Luigi Staffilano
Italian L'indagatore dei sogni

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
6 1981 Locus 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
Dark Forces 1980-08-00 ed. Kirby McCauley The Viking Press 0-670-25653-6 $16.95 xvi+
551+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth One Plus One Studio Checkmark
Dark Forces 1980-10-00 ed. Kirby McCauley The Viking Press 0-670-25653-6 $16.95 xvi+
551+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth One Plus One Studio Checkmark
Dark Forces 1981-00-00 ed. Kirby McCauley Futura 0-7088-1979-6 £1.95 xiv+
551
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
Dark Forces 1981-05-00 ed. Kirby McCauley The Viking Press / SFBC 4064 $5.98 xv+
492
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth One Plus One Studio Checkmark
Dark Forces 1981-12-00 ed. Kirby McCauley Bantam Books 0-553-14801-X $3.50 xvi+
538
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
Macaber Carnaval 1983-00-00 ed. Kirby McCauley Loeb 90-6213-476-9   519
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
Plan[e]t Engineering 1984-03-00 Gene Wolfe NESFA Press 0-915368-25-0 $15.00 xvii+
155
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
Plan[e]t Engineering 1984-03-00 Gene Wolfe NESFA Press 0-915368-83-8 $30.00 xvii+
155
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Vincent Di Fate  
Dark Forces 1986-06-00 ed. Kirby McCauley Futura 0-7088-1979-6 £2.95 xiv+
551
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 Terry Oakes  
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment 1988-05-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 10513 $6.98 xvi+
622
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Canty Checkmark
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment 1988-12-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell St. Martin's Press 0-312-02250-6 $19.95 xvi+
622
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Canty Checkmark
Endangered Species 1989-03-00 Gene Wolfe Tor 0-312-93154-9 $19.95 vi+
506
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Endangered Species 1989-04-00 Gene Wolfe The Easton Press (Signed First Editions of Science Fiction)   $39.95 vi+
506
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Dark Forces 1989-10-00 ed. Kirby McCauley Signet / New American Library 0-451-16221-8 $6.95 xvi+
538
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
Macaber Carnaval 1990-00-00 ed. Kirby McCauley Reprinter     519
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
Endangered Species 1990-02-00 Gene Wolfe Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8325-7 £4.99 vi+
506
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
Endangered Species 1990-04-00 Gene Wolfe Tor 0-812-50718-5 $4.95 vi+
506
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 Marco Patrito Checkmark
Toutes les couleurs de l'enfer 1990-11-00 Gene Wolfe Denoël (Présence du Fantastique #13) 2-207-60013-0   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.
coll Pascal Moret  
The Night Fantastic 1991-04-00 ed. Karen Anderson, Poul Anderson DAW Books (DAW Collectors #848) 0-88677-484-5 / UE2484 $4.50 382
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 Peter Goodfellow Checkmark
Macaber Carnaval 1993-00-00 ed. Kirby McCauley In den Toren 90-6074-787-9   519
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 Giuseppe Arcimboldo  
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment 1996-02-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell GuildAmerica Books / SFBC 1-56865-174-0 / 10703 $10.98 xvi+
622
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tom Canty Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism 0-06-105215-9 $14.00 xii+
562
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 Carl Galian Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism / SFBC 1-56865-858-3 / 17918 $10.98 562
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Carl Galian Checkmark
Nuove avventure nell'ignoto 2001-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #29)   9,900 Lit 362
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 Franco Brambilla  
Endangered Species 2004-09-00 Gene Wolfe Orb 0-765-31033-3 $16.95 vi+
506
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 Hans Neleman Checkmark
Dark Forces 2007-00-00 ed. Kirby McCauley Lonely Road Books   $200.00  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bernie Wrightson  
A Cross of Centuries: Twenty-five Imaginative Tales about the Christ 2007-04-00 ed. Michael Bishop Thunder's Mouth Press 1-56025-926-4 $16.95 xix+
411
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 Justine Ives Checkmark
The Dragon Done It 2008-03-00 ed. Eric Flint, Mike Resnick Baen 978-1-4165-5528-5 $24.00 402
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Dragon Done It 2008-03-04 ed. Eric Flint, Mike Resnick Baen 978-1-4165-5528-5 $6.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bob Eggleton  
The Best of Gene Wolfe: A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction 2009-03-00 Gene Wolfe Tor 978-0-7653-2135-0 $27.95 478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll iStockPhoto.com Checkmark
The Very Best of Gene Wolfe 2009-07-00 Gene Wolfe PS Publishing 978-1-84863-027-7 £50.00 xix+
490
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter Checkmark
The Very Best of Gene Wolfe 2009-07-00 Gene Wolfe PS Publishing 978-1-84863-028-4 £100.00  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter  
The Best of Gene Wolfe: A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction 2010-04-01 Gene Wolfe Tor 978-1-4299-6837-9 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best of Gene Wolfe: A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction 2010-04-13 Gene Wolfe Tor 978-0-7653-2136-7 $17.99 478
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  
Endangered Species 2013-07-29 Gene Wolfe Orb 978-0-7653-1033-0 $24.99 vi+
506
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 Hans Neleman Checkmark
Super Stories of Heroes & Villains 2013-09-15 ed. Claude Lalumière Tachyon Publications 978-1-61696-103-9 $15.95 419
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 Erik Mohr Checkmark
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