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Title: Kindness Title Record # 47571
Author: Lester del Rey
Date: 1944-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Current Tags: science fiction (1), NESFA Core Reading List (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1966Translated by Ugo Malaguti
Italian Bontà d'animo
1971Translated by Alain Dorémieux for his anthology Après demain, la Terre..., 1971.
French Un monde de compassion
1979Translated by Božidar Stančić
Croatian Sažaljenje
1984Translated by Edda Petri
German Güte
1992Translated by И. Горачин /I. Gorachin.
Russian [as by ]

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
Nominations Below Cutoff 2020 Retro Hugo Best Short Story

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, October 1944 1944-10-00 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 Year After Tomorrow: An Anthology of Science Fiction Stories 1954-00-00 ed. Carl Carmer, Lester del Rey, Cecile Matschat John C. Winston Co.   $3.00 339
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
Robots and Changelings 1957-00-00 Lester del Rey Ballantine Books 246 $0.35 175
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1965-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz World Publishing Co.   $6.00 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Robot e folletti 1966-12-30 Lester del Rey Casa Editrice La Tribuna (Science Fiction Book Club (Italy) #34)   Lit 1,500 175
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rocco Borella Checkmark
Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1967-10-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz World Publishing Co.   $6.50 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Vortex Blasters and Other Stories 1968-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Macfadden-Bartell 60-325 $0.60 144
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.
anth Checkmark
The Vortex Blasters and Other Stories 1968-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Macfadden-Bartell 60-325 C$0.60 144
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.
anth Checkmark
Après demain, la Terre... 1971-09-00 ed.
Alain Dorémieux?Alain Doremieux
Casterman     354
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press (Classics of Science Fiction) 0-88355-126-8   518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Modern Masterpieces of Science Fiction 1974-00-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz Hyperion Press 0-88355-155-1 $4.95 518
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
Histoires de mutants 1974-04-19 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1974-06-14 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1975-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1975-01-31 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1976-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1978-00-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Pierre Faucheux Checkmark
Sirius, #31 1979-01-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   Din 15 148
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.
mag Frank Kelly Freas Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 6, 1944 1981-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #461) 0-87997-670-5 / UE1670 $2.95 368
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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 6, 1944 1981-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-670-5 C$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 Oliviero Berni Checkmark
The Last Man on Earth 1982-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-24531-4 $2.95 352
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
The Last Man on Earth 1982-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-24531-4 C$3.50 352
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
The Last Man on Earth 1983-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-24531-4 $2.95 352
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: Third Series 1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-43522-5   633
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Romas Checkmark
Der letzte Mensch auf Erden 1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4074) 3-453-31038-1 DM 8.80 382
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Histoires de mutants 1985-06-00 ed. Jacques Goimard,
Demètre Ioakimidis?Demetre Ioakimidis
,
Gérard Klein?Gerard Klein
Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la science-fiction #3766) 2-253-00063-9   417
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 Manchu Checkmark
The Last Man on Earth 1985-08-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin Harry Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Fawcett Crest / Ballantine 0-449-20990-3 C$3.50 352
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 Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Science Fiction aus den goldenen Jahren 1989-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4600) 3-453-03452-X DM 16.80 524
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 John Harris Checkmark
1992-00-00 ed.
Сергей Барсов?Sergey Barsov
Sergei Barsov
() 5-87198-025-2   544
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth
Борис Вальехо?Boris Val'ekho
Boris Vallejo
 
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
The End of the World: Stories of the Apocalypse 2010-07-08 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Skyhorse Publishing 978-1-60239-967-9 $12.95 vi+
328
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
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