Title: Seventh Victim

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Title: Seventh Victim Title Record # 45707
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1953-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Series: Victim
Language: English
Synopsis: It is common and legal to murder someone if you want. The only catch is that if you want to kill someone, you must later be a voluntary victim, and it is up to you survive the murder attempt and be able to eliminate the would-be murderer. A man who has already done six murders (and survived six attempts against his own life) gets a name of his seventh victim, and it is a woman!
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1953 The Seventh Victim
Year Language Title
1954 French Septième victime
1958 Italian Vittima n. 7
1959 German Das siebente Opfer
1959 Italian La settima vittima
1962 Italian La settima vittima
1965 French La septième victime
1968 Dutch Het Zevende Slachtoffer
1971 German Talent zum Töten
1973 Italian La decima vittima
1984 Spanish La séptima víctima
1989 Russian Седьмая жертваQuestion mark [as by Роберт ШеклиQuestion mark]
2009 German Das siebte Opfer

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
5 2004 Retro Hugo Best Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, April 1953 1953-04-00 ed. H. L. Gold Galaxy Publishing Corporation   $0.35 164 digest mag Schomburg Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1954-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books #73 $0.35 169 pb coll Jack Coggins Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1954-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books #H-73 $2.50 169 hc coll Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #4 March 1954 1954-03-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 132 digest mag Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1955-00-00 Robert Sheckley Michael Joseph (Novels of Tomorrow)   12/- 253 hc coll  
Argosy (UK), January 1955 1955-01-00 ed. Editors of Argosy (UK)         unknown mag  
Galaxy #4 1958-09-00 ed. R. Valente Editrice Due Mondi (Italy) # 4 150 Lit 128 digest mag Pederson Checkmark
Galaxis Science Fiction, #14 1959-04-00 ed. Lothar Heinecke Moewig   DM 1.50 128 pb mag Pederson Checkmark
Le Meraviglie del possibile: Antologia della fantascienza 1959-11-10 ed. Sergio Solmi, Carlo Fruttero Einaudi   3,000 Lit xx+
554
hc anth Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1960-11-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books #437K $0.35 169 pb coll Blanchard Checkmark
Urania #285 1962-07-01 ed. Carlo Fruttero Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #285 150 Lit 168 digest mag Karel Thole Checkmark
Galaxie (2ème série), #15 1965-07-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F2.50 164 digest mag Dember Checkmark
Man Against Tomorrow 1965-12-00 ed. William F. Nolan Avon #G1278 $0.50 191 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Man Against Tomorrow 1965-12-00 ed. William F. Nolan Avon #G1278 C$0.50 191 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Planète, # 30 September-October 1966 1966-09-00 ed. Editors of Planète Denoël   F6.50 193 digest mag Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1967-04-00 Robert Sheckley Four Square Books #1804 3/6 125 pb coll Checkmark
Untouched by Human Hands 1967-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books #U2855 $0.50 169+
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Van Aardse Smetten Vrij 1968-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1163) #1163 ƒ2.50 187 pb coll Dick Bruna Checkmark
Liebe 2002 1971-00-00 ed. Thomas Landfinder Bärmeier & Nikel   DM 26.00 419 hc anth Eckart Warminski Checkmark
Science-Fiction-Stories 6 1971-00-01 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #7 (2818)) 3-548-02818-7 DM 2.80 153+
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pb anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Above the Human Landscape: A Social Science Fiction Anthology 1972-00-00 ed. Willis E. McNelly, Leon E. Stover Goodyear Publishing 0-87620-003-X   viii+
387
hc anth B. Buerge Checkmark
Above the Human Landscape: A Social Science Fiction Anthology 1972-00-00 ed. Willis E. McNelly, Leon E. Stover Goodyear Publishing 0-87620-002-1   viii+
387
tp anth B. Buerge Checkmark
Science-Fiction-Stories 6 1972-00-00 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #7 (2818)) 3-548-02818-7 DM 2.80 154 pb anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
La decima vittima 1973-03-20 Robert Sheckley Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #448) #10748 750 Lit 238 pb coll Ferruccio Bocca  
Introductory Psychology Through Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Patricia S. Warrick, Martin Harry Greenberg, Harvey A. Katz Rand McNally & Company   $7.95 vi+
510
tp anth Todd Sanders Checkmark
Introductory Psychology Through Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Patricia S. Warrick, Martin Harry Greenberg, Harvey A. Katz Rand McNally & Company 0-528-62001-0   viii+
510
tp anth Todd Sanders Checkmark
Introductory Psychology Through Science Fiction 1977-00-00 ed. Patricia S. Warrick, Martin Harry Greenberg, Harvey A. Katz Rand McNally College Publishing Co. 0-528-62055-X   vii+
550
tp anth  
Mai toccato da mani umane 1978-02-00 Robert Sheckley Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Classici Urania #11) #14510 1,000 Lit 190 pb coll Karel Thole  
Untouched by Human Hands 1979-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ace Books 0-441-84680-7 $1.75 214 pb coll Olivia Checkmark
The Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley 1979-11-00 Robert Sheckley Bantam Books 0-553-12905-8 $1.95 xii+
195
pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley 1980-00-00 Robert Sheckley Sphere 0-7221-7759-3 £1.00 209 pb coll Checkmark
The Best of All Possible Worlds 1980-04-00 ed. Spider Robinson Ace Books 0-441-05483-8 $2.25 373 pb anth Checkmark
They Came from Outer Space 1981-03-00 ed. Jim Wynorski Doubleday 0-385-18502-2 $11.95 xix+
363
hc anth Checkmark
They Came from Outer Space 1981-04-00 ed. Jim Wynorski Doubleday / SFBC #3851 $6.50 xix+
363+
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Anthologie de la littérature de Science-Fiction 1981-10-06 ed. Jacques Sadoul Editions Ramsay 2-85956-231-1   670 hc anth Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Le prix du danger et autres nouvelles 1983-03-18 Robert Sheckley J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1474) 2-277-21474-4   251 pb coll Gyula Konkoly Checkmark
Vinieron de la Tierra 1984-00-00 ed. Jim Wynorski Martínez Roca (Super Ficción (1ª época) #89) 84-270-0862-7   164 tp anth Salinas Blanch  
Philosophy and Science Fiction 1984-06-00 ed. Michael Philips Prometheus Books 0-87975-248-3 $12.95 vii+
392
tp anth  
Is That What People Do? 1984-08-00 Robert Sheckley Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-063707-4 $19.95 402 hc coll David Gambale Checkmark
Американская фантастикаQuestion mark 1989-00-00 ed. uncredited ПрофиздатQuestion mark 5-255-00192-9   192 tp anth  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     331 hc coll  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing   $150.00 5 Vol. hc omni Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-420-1 $12.95 331 tp coll  
Reel Future 1994-08-00 ed. Forrest J. Ackerman, Jean Stine Barnes & Noble Books / SFBC #03719 $12.98 538 hc anth Checkmark
Reel Future 1994-09-00 ed. Forrest J. Ackerman, Jean Stine Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-450-4 $9.98 xxii+
538
hc anth  
Mai toccato da mani umane 2003-08-00 Robert Sheckley Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Urania Collezione #7) #7 € 4.90 200 pb coll Franco Brambilla  
The Masque of Mañana 2005-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569 hc coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mañana 2005-12-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press / SFBC #1202183 $14.50 569 hc coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Masque of Mañana 2008-08-00 Robert Sheckley NESFA Press 1-886778-60-4 $29.00 569 hc coll Bob Eggleton Checkmark
Der widerspenstige Planet 2009-11-02 Robert Sheckley Heyne (Meisterwerke der Science Fiction) 978-3-453-52562-7 €10.95 [1]+
700
pb coll Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
"The Perfect Woman" and Other Stories 2011-06-09 Robert Sheckley Armchair Fiction (Armchair Fiction Masters of Science Fiction #3) 978-1-61287-040-3 $16.95 320 tp coll Ed Valigursky  
Store of the Worlds: The Stories of Robert Sheckley 2012-05-01 Robert Sheckley New York Review of Books (NYRB Classics) 978-1-59017-494-4 $17.95 xi+
396
tp coll Keith Carter Checkmark
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