Title: Giant Killer

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Title: Giant Killer Title Record # 45646
Author: A. Bertram Chandler
Date: 1945-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: Story length is approximately 18,500 words based upon analysis of the electronic reprint of the story in "Baen's Universe".
Synopsis: Mutants of a nonhuman species have enough intelligence to gain some insight into the nature of their reality, and their relationship to humans.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1983 German Shrick, der Riesentöter
1988 Finnish Jättiläisentappaja

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
3 1996 Retro Hugo Best Novella

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Astounding Science Fiction, October 1945 1945-10-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 180 digest mag Timmins Checkmark
World of Wonder 1951-08-00 ed. Fletcher Pratt Twayne Publishers   $3.95 445 hc anth Herbstman Checkmark
World of Wonder 1951-10-00 ed. Fletcher Pratt Twayne Publishers   $3.95 445 hc anth Herbstman Checkmark
Great Short Novels of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-01960-1 $0.95 viii+
373
pb anth Donna Violetti Checkmark
Great Short Novels of Science Fiction 1970-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books 0-345-01960-1 C$0.95 viii+
373
pb anth Donna Violetti Checkmark
Great Short Novels of Science Fiction 1971-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Ballantine Books (UK) 0-345-01960-1 £0.35 viii+
373
pb anth Chris Foss Checkmark
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Volume 1 1972-00-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss Doubleday 0-385-02334-0 $7.95 xvi+
530
hc anth  
The Astounding-Analog Reader, Book 2 1973-10-00 ed. Harry Harrison, Brian W. Aldiss Sphere 0-7221-4364-8 £0.40 320 pb anth Chris Foss Checkmark
Novella: 3 1978-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Orbit / Futura 0-7088-8015-0 £0.85 159 pb anth Chris Foss Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels 1980-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-295-7 $9.95 x+
768
tp anth  
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels 1980-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Arbor House 0-87795-295-7 $19.95 x+
768
hc anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. Checkmark
The Arbor House Treasury of Great Science Fiction Short Novels 1981-05-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Arbor House / SFBC #5754 $6.98 753 hc anth Antler & Baldwin, Inc. 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 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 anth Bernal Checkmark
Die Vierziger Jahre II 1983-04-00 ed. Hans Joachim Alpers, Werner Fuchs Hohenheim (Edition SF im Hohenheim Verlag) 3-8147-0033-3 DM 32.00 381+
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hc anth Oliviero Berni 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 anth Fernandez Checkmark
Ensimmäinen yhteys: tieteisnovelleja 1988-00-00 ed. Jyrki Ijäs Pirkanmaan Kirjapaino (Tieteissarja #1) 951-99942-9-7   367 tp anth Kari T. Leppänen  
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Robinson 1-85487-017-3 £4.99 504 tp anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2 $8.95 504 tp anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2 $8.95 504 hc anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
Worlds Imagined 1989-04-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Avenel Books 0-517-68029-7 $8.98 x+
704
hc anth Checkmark
Great Tales of the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Galahad Books 0-88365-772-4   xii+
466
hc anth Karen Nelson Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4   466 hc anth Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2000-08-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4 $9.98 466 hc anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Robinson 1-84529-096-8 £7.99 viii+
532
tp anth Corbis Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1905-2 $13.95 viii+
532
tp anth Checkmark
Jim Baen's Universe, June 2007 2007-06-00 ed. Eric Flint, Mike Resnick Baen #1932093022 $6.00   ebook mag Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2010-03-01 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh, Isaac Asimov Galahad Books 978-1-57866-178-7 $9.98 466 hc anth Checkmark
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