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Title: The Piper's Son Title Record # 44695
Authors: Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore
Date: 1945-02-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Baldy
Language: English
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Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1945 The Piper's Son [as by Henry Kuttner]
1945 The Piper's Son [as by Lewis Padgett]
Year Language Title
1955Translated by Stanis La Bruna
Italian Il figlio del pifferaio [as by Lewis Padgett]
1964Translated by Fernando M. Sesén
Spanish El hijo del flautista [as by Henry Kuttner]
1969Translated by Frank Straschitz
French Le fils du joueur de flûte [as by Henry Kuttner]
1983Translated by Horacio Vázquez Rial and/or José Manuel Pomares
Spanish El hijo del flautista [as by Henry Kuttner]
1993
  • Russian of The Piper's Son. Translated by М. Дешевицын (M. Deshevitsyn).
  • Title reads Syn nesushchego raskhody , "Son of the Cost Bearer".
Russian [as by
Генри Каттнер?Genri Kattner
Henry Kuttner
]
1994Translated by К. Маркеев / K. Markeev. Russian title means "One of the Bearing Costs".
Russian
Один из несущих расходы?Odin iz nesushchikh raskhody
[as by
Генри Каттнер?Genri Kattner
Henry Kuttner
]

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
5 1996 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
Astounding Science Fiction, February 1945 1945-02-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 180
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 Timmins Checkmark
The Best of Science Fiction 1946-02-11 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 xxvii+
785
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
Mutant 1953-00-00 Lewis Padgett Gnome Press   $2.75 210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ric Binkley Checkmark
Children of Wonder: 21 Remarkable and Fantastic Tales 1953-03-19 ed. William Tenn Simon & Schuster   $2.95 xiv+
337
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Bacon Checkmark
Children of Wonder: 21 Remarkable and Fantastic Tales 1953-07-00 ed. William Tenn Simon & Schuster / SFBC     336
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Bacon Checkmark
Mutant 1954-00-00 Henry Kuttner Weidenfeld & Nicolson   9/6 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Charles King Checkmark
Outsiders: Children of Wonder 1954-06-00 ed. William Tenn Permabooks P291 $0.35 355
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
Operazione apocalisse 1955-07-00 Lewis Padgett Arnoldo Mondadori Editore   200 Lit 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 Checkmark
Bypass to Otherness 1961-00-00 Henry Kuttner Ballantine Books 497K $0.35 144
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 Blanchard Checkmark
Mutant 1962-00-00 Henry Kuttner Mayflower B27 3/6 192
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.
coll Checkmark
Mutant 1962-01-00 Henry Kuttner The Science Fiction Book Club (UK) 57 5/6 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Griffiths Checkmark
Best of Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $1.95 vii+
440
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
Bypass to Otherness 1963-00-00 Henry Kuttner Consul Books 1289 2/6 155
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 Pino Dell'Orco Checkmark
Mutant 1963-04-00 Henry Kuttner Ballantine Books F724 $0.50 191
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 Checkmark
Mutant 1963-06-00 Henry Kuttner Ballantine Books F724 C$0.50 191
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  
Mutante 1964-00-00 Henry Kuttner Vértice (Galaxia #10)     234
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 Alberto Pujolar  
The Best of Kuttner 1 1965-11-00 Henry Kuttner Mayflower-Dell 0547 5/- 286
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 Jacks Checkmark
Mutant 1968-02-00 Henry Kuttner Ballantine Books U2859 $0.50 191
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 Checkmark
Les mutants 1969-12-12 Henry Kuttner OPTA (OPTA - Galaxie Bis #13)   F6.00 248
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 Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
The Best of Kuttner 1 1970-10-00 Henry Kuttner Mayflower 0-583-10268-9 £0.30 286
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Les mutants 1974-03-05 Henry Kuttner Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque - Science Fiction #3) 2-7024-0229-1   254
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
Les mutants 1974-05-10 Henry Kuttner Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque - Science Fiction #3) 2-7024-0229-1   254
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
Les mutants 1974-08-05 Henry Kuttner Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque - Science Fiction #3) 2-7024-0229-1   254
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
Mutant 1975-10-00 Henry Kuttner Garland Publishing (Garland Library of Science Fiction) 0-8240-1420-0 $11.00 210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Mutant 1979-00-00 Henry Kuttner Hamlyn Paperbacks 0-600-36320-1 £0.90 214
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
The Golden Age of Science Fiction 1980-00-00 ed. Groff Conklin Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33486-0   xxvii+
785
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ray Yeldham Checkmark
Les mutants 1980-00-00 Henry Kuttner Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque - Science Fiction #3) 2-7024-0229-1   254
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 Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 1982-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #489) 0-87997-746-9 $3.50 368
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 Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 7, 1945 1982-07-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-746-9 C$3.95 368
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 Bernal Checkmark
Mutante 1983-06-00 Henry Kuttner Bruguera (Ciencia ficción (Colección naranja) #14) 84-02-09389-2   287
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 Horacio Blanch  
From Mind to Mind: Tales of Communication from Analog 1984-11-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Davis Publications 0-385-19646-6 $3.50 288
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".
anth Joe Burleson Checkmark
The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Fourth Series 1984-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-44735-5 $6.98 632
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fernandez Checkmark
From Mind to Mind: Tales of Communication from Analog 1984-12-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt The Dial Press 0-385-19646-6 $12.95 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joe Burleson Checkmark
Operazione apocalisse 1987-02-00 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #119)   4,000 Lit 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.
coll Vicente Segrelles  
Mutante 1988-00-00 Henry Kuttner Ediciones B (Libro Amigo Ciencia Ficción #70) 84-7735-940-7   280
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  
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-214204-6 $22.50 xxvi+
587
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Victor Stabin Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Tom Shippey QPD CN 9267   587
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 Victor Stabin Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-10-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-214204-6 C$31.50 xxvi+
587
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Victor Stabin Checkmark
1993-00-00 ,
Генри Каттнер?Genri Kattner
Henry Kuttner
() 5-7815-1822-3   383
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1993-10-21 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-283167-4 £6.99 xxvi+
587
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 David A. Hardy Checkmark
1994-00-00 ed.
Сергей Барсов?Sergey Barsov
Sergei Barsov
() 5-87198-061-9   478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth
Лес Эдвардс?Les Edwards
Les Edvards
 
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 2003-01-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-280381-6 £9.99 xxvi+
587
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 Michael Llewellyn (artist) Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 2003-03-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-280381-6 $19.95 587
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 Michael Llewellyn (artist)  
Detour to Otherness 2010-05-04 Henry Kuttner, C. L. Moore Haffner Press 978-1-893887-18-3 $40.00 xv+
568
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Mutant 2013-06-27 Henry Kuttner Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12896-5 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Fury / Mutant / The Best of Henry Kuttner 2013-12-19 Henry Kuttner Gollancz (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-0-575-12886-6 £18.99 xi+
624
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 Guy Warley Checkmark
Fury / Mutant / The Best of Henry Kuttner 2013-12-19 Henry Kuttner Gateway / Orion (SF Gateway Omnibus) 978-1-4732-0199-6 £9.49  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories date unknown ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-283167-4 £7.99 xxvi+
587
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 David A. Hardy Checkmark
The Best of Science Fiction date unknown ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.50 xxvii+
785
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
The Best of Science Fiction date unknown ed. Groff Conklin Crown Publishers   $3.00 xxvii+
785
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Josephy Checkmark
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