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Title: Basilisk Title Record # 41627
Author: Harlan Ellison
Date: 1972-08-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A returning Vietnam POW experiences rejection from his family and neighbors.
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Current Tags: fantasy (1), Vietnam War (1), POWs (1), Veteran's homecoming (1), retribution (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1973Translated by Bruno Martin
French Basilic
1975 Italian Il Basilisco
1982Translated by Sylvia Pukallus
German Basilisk

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, August 1972 1972-08-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.75 148
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Fiction, #231 1973-03-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F5.00 196
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 Lacroix Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1975-02-00 Harlan Ellison Harper & Row 0-06-011176-3 $8.95 xv+
334
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Urania #670 1975-05-11 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 670 400 Lit 144
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  
Deathbird Stories 1976-09-00 Harlan Ellison Dell 1737 $1.75 346
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.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1976-09-00 Harlan Ellison Dell 1737 C$1.75 346
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.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1977-03-00 Harlan Ellison Dell 1737 $1.75 346
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.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Study War No More 1977-11-00 ed. Joe Haldeman St. Martin's Press 0-312-77315-3 $8.95 278
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Study War No More 1978-00-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Macdonald and Jane's      
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Deathbird Stories 1978-04-00 Harlan Ellison Pan Books 0-330-25123-6 £0.80 346
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.
coll Checkmark
Study War No More 1978-10-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Avon 0-380-40519-9 $1.95 323
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Study War No More 1978-10-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Avon 0-380-40519-9 C$1.95 323
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Study War No More 1979-09-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8054-1 £1.25 323
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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
Study War No More 1980-06-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Avon 0-380-52605-0 $1.95 323
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 Michael Whelan  
Le livre d'or de la Science-Fiction: La IIIe guerre mondiale n'aura pas lieu 1980-06-13 ed. Joe Haldeman Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5084) 2-266-00906-0   336
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 Marcel Laverdet Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1980-11-00 Harlan Ellison Dell 0-440-11737-2 $2.50 346
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.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Study War No More 1981-12-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Avon 0-380-59337-8 $2.95 323
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 Michael Whelan  
Nie wieder Krieg 1982-00-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3863) 3-453-30749-6 DM 6.80 367
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
Deathbird Stories 1983-12-00 Harlan Ellison Bluejay Books (Bluejay Special Edition) 0-312-94084-X $6.95 xv+
297
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1984-10-00 Harlan Ellison Bluejay Books / SFBC 01100 $5.98 xv+
297
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Study War No More 1987-00-00 ed. Joe Haldeman Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8054-1 £2.95 323
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 Vicente Segrelles Checkmark
In the Field of Fire 1987-02-00 ed. Jack Dann, Jeanne Van Buren Dann Tor 0-312-93000-3 $17.95 416
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
In the Field of Fire 1987-02-00 ed. Jack Dann, Jeanne Van Buren Dann Tor 0-312-93008-9 $8.95 416
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 Checkmark
In the Field of Fire 1987-11-00 ed. Jack Dann, Jeanne Van Buren Dann Tor 0-812-53487-5 $3.95 416
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
Deathbird Stories 1990-00-00 Harlan Ellison The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)     xviii+
345
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1990-04-00 Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-028361-X $4.95 295
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1993-08-00 Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-084745-9 $9.00 xx+
295
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 Jim Burns  
Deathbird Stories 2006-01-00 Harlan Ellison Science Fiction Book Club (SFBC 50th Anniversary Collection #24) 0-7394-6228-8 / 1180866 $10.99 xiv+
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bruce Jensen Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 2009-05-25 Harlan Ellison e-reads.com 978-1-58586-798-1 $19.95 346
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  
Deathbird Stories 2011-03-00 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-085-2 $45.00 xxi +
394
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gnemo Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 2011-03-00 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-084-5 $125.00 xxi+
394
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gnemo  
Shatterday & Other Stories 2011-05-17 Harlan Ellison Audible Frontiers   $19.95  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 2012-03-05 Harlan Ellison Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12357-1 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Primeval: A Journal of the Uncanny, Issue 1 2013-08-31 ed. G. Winston Hyatt Blood Bound Books 978-1-940250-06-9 $6.99 102
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 Nathaniel Ketcham  
Primeval: A Journal of the Uncanny, Issue 1 2013-09-12 ed. G. Winston Hyatt Blood Bound Books 978-1-940250-06-9 $2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
mag Nathaniel Ketcham Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 2014-04-29 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-0476-6 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Deathbird Stories 2014-06-03 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-4295-9 $14.99 346
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  
The Top of the Volcano: The Award-Winning Stories of Harlan Ellison 2015-01-00 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-634-2 $45.00 vii+
520
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Top of the Volcano: The Award-Winning Stories of Harlan Ellison 2015-01-24 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-635-9 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Top of the Volcano: The Award-Winning Stories of Harlan Ellison 2015-04-00 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-634-2 $125.00 vii+
520+
[6]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
Deathbird Stories date unknown Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-028361-X $4.95 295
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 Jim Burns  
Deathbird Stories date unknown Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-028361-X $6.00 xx+
296
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Deathbird Stories date unknown Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-028361-X $4.95 295
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
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