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Title: The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet Title Record # 48969
Author: Stephen King
Date: 1984-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1985 Italian I Fornit
1987 Portuguese A Balada do Projétil Flexível
1987Translated by Alexandra von Reinhardt
German Der Fornit
1987 French La ballade de la balle élastique
1987 Italian La ballata della pallottola flessibile
1991Translated by Tapio Tamminen
Finnish Balladi joustavasta luodista
1991Translated by Margot Bakker
Dutch De Ballade van de Flexibele Kogel
1995 French La ballade de la balle élastique
1996Translated by Joachim Körber
German Die Ballade von der flexiblen Kugel

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
3 1985 Locus Best Novella
Nomination 1985 World Fantasy Best Novella

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, June 1984 1984-06-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $1.75 164
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 R. J. Krupowicz Checkmark
The Best Fantasy Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Octopus Books 0-7064-2568-5 $9.98 792+
[8]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 1985-06-21 Stephen King G. P. Putnam's Sons 0-399-13039-X $18.95 512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
Urania #1003 1985-08-18 ed. Gianni Montanari Mondadori 1003 Lit 3,000 142
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 Karel Thole  
Skeleton Crew 1985-10-00 Stephen King Scream/Press 0-910489-12-2 $75.00 545
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter  
Skeleton Crew 1986-06-00 Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-14293-4 $4.95 573
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 Don Brautigam Checkmark
Brume 1987-00-00 Stephen King Le Grand Livre du Mois     643
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Brautigam  
Tripulação de Esqueletos 1987-00-00 Stephen King Francisco Alves (Mestres do Horror e da Fantasia #26) 85-265-0064-3   487
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  
Der Fornit 1987-08-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6888) 3-453-00312-8 DM 6.80 251
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  
Racconti fantastici del '900. Volume secondo 1987-10-00 ed. Giuseppe Lippi Mondadori (Oscar #1985) 88-04-30333-6 Lit 10,000 425+
880
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 Jean-Michel Folon  
Brume 1987-10-00 Stephen King Albin Michel 2-226-03141-3 F140.00 643
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.
coll Don Brautigam  
Brume 1988-06-00 Stephen King France Loisirs 2-7242-3942-3 F98.00 643
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Brautigam  
Brume: La faucheuse 1989-05-00 Stephen King J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Épouvante #2579) 2-277-22579-7   410
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 Les Edwards  
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Chancellor Press 1-85152-145-3 $12.95 543
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan Baker Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 1991-00-00 Stephen King Futura 0-7088-2916-3 £4.99 612
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
Ennen aamunkoittoa 1991-00-00 Stephen King Book Studio 951-611-420-2   313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Kari T. Leppänen Checkmark
Het Rak en Andere Verhalen 1991-00-00 Stephen King Luitingh-Sijthoff 90-245-1548-3   345
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 Tejo Hendriks  
Brume 1994-00-00 Stephen King France Loisirs 2-7242-7835-6   643
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Yves Thos  
La ballade de la balle élastique suivi de L'homme qui refusait de serrer la main 1995-09-00 Stephen King Librio (Librio #46) 2-277-30046-2 F10.00 96
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.
coll Mezzo Checkmark
Der Fornit 1996-00-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #6888) 3-453-00312-8 DM 12.90 251
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
Blut 1996-00-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8900) 3-453-09936-2 DM 16.90 701
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 Antonio Rosario  
Brume: La faucheuse 1997-00-00 Stephen King J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Stephen King #2579) 2-277-22579-7   410
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 Les Edwards  
Blut 1999-00-00 Stephen King Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #8900) 3-453-09936-2 DM 16.90 701
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 Antonio Rosario Checkmark
Brume: La faucheuse 2000-08-21 Stephen King J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Stephen King #2579) 2-290-30838-2   410
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.
coll
Éric Scala?Eric Scala
 
Skeleton Crew / Different Seasons 2001-07-05 Stephen King Little, Brown UK 0-316-85890-0 £9.99 612+
560
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 2006-05-00 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 0-340-89908-5 £6.99 612
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 Larry Rostant  
Brume 2006-06-00 Stephen King Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Stephen King #15159) 2-253-15159-9   862
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  
Skeleton Crew 2007-11-01 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 978-0-340-95262-7 £8.99 784
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  
Skeleton Crew 2008-06-26 Stephen King Hodder Paperbacks 978-0-340-95205-4 £6.99 784
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  
Skeleton Crew 2008-07-10 Stephen King Paw Prints 978-1-4395-1327-9 $16.99  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Poe's Children: The New Horror 2008-10-14 ed. Peter Straub Doubleday 978-0-385-52283-0 $24.95 x+
534
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Rebecca Cohen (artist) Checkmark
Poe's Children 2008-10-14 ed. Peter Straub Anchor Books 978-0-385-52846-7 $11.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Brume 2009-00-00 Stephen King Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Stephen King) 978-2-253-15159-3   862
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  
Poe's Children 2009-10-06 ed. Peter Straub Anchor Books 978-0-307-38640-3 $16.00 xi+
590
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  
Blut 2013-07-00 Stephen King Heyne 978-3-453-43731-9 €10.99 894
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 Anja Filler  
Blut 2013-12-00 Stephen King Heyne 978-3-453-43731-9 €10.99 876
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 Anja Filler Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 2015-10-00 Stephen King PS Publishing 978-1-84863-283-7 £59.99 xxvi+
534
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Pete Von Sholly Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 2016-07-05 Stephen King Simon & Schuster Audio 978-1-5082-1840-1 $29.99  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll Checkmark
Skeleton Crew 2016-12-06 Stephen King Scribner 978-1-5011-4350-2 $18.00 672
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.
coll  
Skeleton Crew 2017-05-30 Stephen King Pocket Books 978-1-5011-5678-6 $9.99 xxi+
757
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  
Skeleton Crew 2017-08-01 Stephen King Turtleback Books 978-0-606-40756-4 $20.85 784
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Putnam 0-399-13039-X None 512
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-14293-4 $4.95 573
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 Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.99 573
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 Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.99 573
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 Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / Penguin 0-451-16861-5 $5.95 573
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 Don Brautigam Checkmark
Skeleton Crew date unknown Stephen King Signet / New American Library 0-451-16861-5 $7.99 573
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  
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