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Title: Nerves Title Record # 46545
Author: Lester del Rey
Date: 1942-09-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
User Rating: 8.50 (2 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957 Spanish Nervios
1970Translation by Bodo Baumann
German Nervensache
1979Translated by Uwe Anton
German Nerven
1981Translated by Eva Malsch.
German Nerven

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
3 2018 Retro Hugo Best Novella

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, September 1942 1942-09-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Street & Smith Publications, Inc.   $0.25 132
bedsheet?8.5" by 11.25" magazines, e.g. early issues of Amazing; or the 1942-43 issues of Astounding.
mag William Timmins Checkmark
Astounding Science Fiction, October 1942 (UK) 1942-10-00 ed. John W. Campbell, Jr. Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd     64
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 Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House   $2.95 xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1946-08-26 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House   $2.95 xv+
997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
... And Some Were Human 1948-00-00 Lester del Rey Prime Press   $3.00 331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll L. Robert Tschirky Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1953-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House     xv+
824
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Modern Library (Modern Library Giant #31) G31 $2.95 997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Salter Checkmark
Famous Science-Fiction Stories: Adventures in Time and Space 1957-00-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House   C$3.45 997
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Nervios 1957-00-00 Lester del Rey E.D.H.A.S.A. (Nebulae #39)     236
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 Llobera  
Science Fiction Stories 2 1970-00-01 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #2 (2773)) 2773 DM 2.80 154
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Science Fiction Stories 2 1972-00-00 ed. Walter Spiegl Ullstein (Ullstein 2000 #2 (2773)) 3-548-02773-3 DM 2.80 155
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.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 1973-01-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday 0-385-04576-X $9.95 xi+
486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A 1973-05-00 ed. Ben Bova Doubleday / SFBC 5685 $3.50 xi+
529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Aulicino Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two 1973-09-13 ed. Ben Bova Gollancz 0-575-01735-X   ix+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1974-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $1.75 572
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
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1974-06-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 C$1.75 572
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
Science Fiction Hall of Fame: The Novellas, Book 1 1975-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Sphere 0-7221-1805-8 0.55 172
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 Eddie Jones Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1975-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 25353 $1.95 572
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
Adventures in Time and Space 1975-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Ballantine Books 0-345-25374-4 $4.95 [xvii]+
997
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
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA 1976-00-00 ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572
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  
Neutron Stars 1977-00-00 ed. Gregory Fitz Gerald Fawcett Gold Medal 0-449-13905-0 $1.95 480
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
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-03-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3 $6.95 xv+
997
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
Adventures in Time and Space 1978-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-28925-0 $9.95 997
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  
Titan 10 1979-02-00 ed. Ben Bova, Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3633) 3-453-30545-0 DM 3.80 176
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 George Jones Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1979-12-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27747-3 $9.95 997
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
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #405) 0-87997-570-9 / UE1570 $2.50 448
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 Antonio Bernal Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 4, 1942 1980-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-570-9 C$2.75 448
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 Antonio Bernal Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1942 1981-06-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6717) 3-8118-6717-2 DM 7.80 335
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
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: 2nd Series 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-41367-1   723
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-85487-017-3 4.99 504
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 Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2 $8.95 504
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 Bob Layzell Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction: Short Novels of the 1940s 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-88184-480-2 $8.95 504
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Layzell Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 1990-08-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Random House / SFBC 17325 $14.98 1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang Checkmark
Great Tales of the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 0-88365-772-4   xii+
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Karen Nelson Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4   466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 1999-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1115) 0-88677-830-1 / UE2830 $6.99 xii+
372
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 Angus McKie Checkmark
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 1999-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / SFBC 0-7394-0349-4 / 00941 $9.98 372
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Angus McKie  
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2000-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 1-57866-106-4 $9.98 466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A: The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Science Fiction Writres of America 2001-00-00 ed. Ben Bova The Easton Press     xi+
529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Adventures in Time and Space 2001-11-00 ed. Raymond J. Healy, J. Francis McComas Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-2214-6 / 05417 $17.99 1004
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Gary D. Lang  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A 2004-12-00 ed. Ben Bova Tor 0-765-30534-8 $29.95 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
My Favorite Science Fiction Story 2005-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg ibooks 1-59687-121-0 $12.95 372
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 Kimberly Chandler  
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Robinson 1-84529-096-8 7.99 viii+
532
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 Corbis Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Golden Age Science Fiction 2007-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Carroll & Graf 0-7867-1905-2 $13.95 viii+
532
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
War and Space: Selected Short Stories of Lester Del Rey. Volume 1 2009-08-00 Lester del Rey NESFA Press 978-1-886778-76-4 $29.00 572
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Picacio Checkmark
Science Fiction: Classic Stories from the Golden Age of Science Fiction 2010-03-01 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Galahad Books 978-1-57866-178-7 $9.98 466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The 13th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack: Lester del Rey, Vol. 2 2015-01-13 Lester del Rey Wildside Press 978-1-4794-0475-9 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $3.95 572
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
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572
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
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-00038-5 $2.25 572
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
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two A date unknown ed. Ben Bova Tor 0-765-30534-8 $29.95 529
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume IIA date unknown ed. Ben Bova Avon 0-380-46292-3 $2.50 572
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
The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two date unknown ed. Ben Bova Gollancz Readers Union     ix+
422
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
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