ISFDB banner

Title: Swarm

You are not logged in. If you create a free account and sign in, you will be able to customize what is displayed.

Title: Swarm Title Record # 49202
Author: Bruce Sterling
Date: 1982-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Shaper/Mechanist
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
User Rating: 9.00 (2 votes) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
Current Tags: science fiction (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1983Translated by 加藤弘一 (Koh-ichi Katou)
Japanese
?Su
[as by ]
1983Translated by E.C.L. Meistermann
French L'essaim
1985Translated by Edda Petri
German Schwärmer
1988
  • Translated by Miodrag Milovanović
Serbian Roj [as by Brus Sterling]
1991Translated by Jean Bonnefoy
French L'essaim
1992Translated by Rafael Marín Trechera.
Spanish Enjambre
1995 Italian Swarm

Publications

Displaying all variants and translations • Do not display translationsDo not display variants or translations

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, April 1982 1982-04-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $1.50 164
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Fiction, #339 1983-04-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F20.00 196
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 Pascal Bancourt Checkmark
The 1983 Annual World's Best SF 1983-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #528) 0-87997-822-8 $2.95 255
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 Vincent DiFate Checkmark
The 1983 Annual World's Best SF 1983-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-822-8 / UE1822 C3.50 255
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 Vincent DiFate Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #12 1983-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-46680-1 $3.95 viii+
359
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 1983 Annual World's Best SF 1983-09-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / SFBC 1251 $3.98 x+
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The Nebula Awards #18 1983-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-565-4 $16.95 302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #12 1983-11-00 ed. Terry Carr Gollancz 0-575-03341-X £9.95 viii+
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Nebula Awards #18 1984-09-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Bantam Books 0-553-24371-3 $2.75 xii+
240
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 Gary LoSasso Checkmark
Die schönsten Science Fiction Stories des Jahres: Band 3 1985-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4165) 3-453-31123-X DM 9.80 462
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
Alef, #9 1988-04-00 ed.
Boban Knežević?Boban Knezevic
Dnevnik   1500 din. 132
A5?14.8 cm by 21 cm or 5.8" by 8.3" magazine, used by some UK and European magazines
mag Patrick Woodroffe Checkmark
Crystal Express 1989-05-00 Bruce Sterling Arkham House 0-87054-158-7 $18.95 viii+
264
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rick Lieder Checkmark
蝉の女王?Semi no Joō
1989-05-00
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫・SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#822)
4-15-010822-6 ¥420 264
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  
Crystal Express 1990-04-12 Bruce Sterling Legend 0-7126-3661-7 £12.99 317
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Crystal Express 1990-06-00 Bruce Sterling Legend 0-7126-3698-6 £6.99 317
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 Keith Scaife  
Zikadenkönigin 1990-08-00 Bruce Sterling Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4709) 3-453-04294-8 DM 10.80 411
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 Jan Heinecke Checkmark
Crystal Express 1990-12-00 Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-12423-2 $4.50 278
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 Ian Entwistle Checkmark
Crystal Express 1991-00-00 Bruce Sterling Legend 0-09-972250-X £4.99 317
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 Keith Scaife Checkmark
Cristal express 1991-10-00 Bruce Sterling Denoël (Présence du Futur #524) 2-207-30524-4   315
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 Elrik Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-214204-6 $22.50 xxvi+
587
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Victor Stabin Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-00-00 ed. Tom Shippey QPD CN 9267   587
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 Victor Stabin Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1992-10-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-214204-6 C$31.50 xxvi+
587
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Victor Stabin Checkmark
Crystal Express 1992-10-00 Bruce Sterling Ultramar Editores (Grandes Éxitos Bolsillo (Ciencia Ficción) #124) 84-7386-676-2   317
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 Joaquín Chacopino  
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 1993-10-21 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-283167-4 £6.99 xxvi+
587
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 David A. Hardy Checkmark
The SF Collection 1994-08-00 ed. Edel Brosnan Chancellor Press 1-85152-317-0 £4.99 501
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
La matrice spezzata 1995-10-00 Bruce Sterling Editrice Nord (Narrativa Nord #55) 88-429-0862-2 24,000 Lit 457
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.
omni Checkmark
Schismatrix Plus 1996-12-00 Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-00370-2 $13.00 viii+
319+
[2]
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.
omni Danilo Ducak Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-86338-1 $40.00 1005
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1997-11-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / BOMC 0-312-86338-1   1005
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Harris Checkmark
The Science Fiction Century 1998-05-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Quality Paperback Book Club 0-9658501-3-7 $21.95 1005
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 John Harris Checkmark
The Good Stuff 1999-01-00 Gardner Dozois Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-0044-4 / 02879 $15.98 982
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Good New Stuff: Adventure SF in the Grand Tradition 1999-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-19890-6 $16.95 xiii+
450
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 Eggleton Checkmark
Ikarus 2002 2002-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #6390) 3-453-19669-4 €12.00 842
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 Donato Checkmark
Schismatrice + 2002-05-24 Bruce Sterling Denoël (Folio SF #101) 2-07-042331-X   713
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.
omni Alain Brion Checkmark
The Good New Stuff: Adventure SF in the Grand Tradition 2002-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Griffin 0-312-26456-9 $17.95  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bob Eggleton  
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 2003-01-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-280381-6 £9.99 xxvi+
587
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 Michael Llewellyn (artist) Checkmark
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories 2003-03-00 ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-280381-6 $19.95 587
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 Michael Llewellyn (artist)  
The Mammoth Book of 20th Century Science Fiction: Volume One 2003-04-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Robinson 1-84119-513-8 £6.99 xix+
586
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  
The Science Fiction Century, Volume Two 2006-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Orb 0-765-31492-4 $21.95 508
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  
Schismatrix Plus 2006-10-00 Bruce Sterling Science Fiction Book Club (SFBC 50th Anniversary Collection #31) 978-0-7394-7657-4 $10.99 x+
395+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Jim Burns Checkmark
Ascendancies: The Best of Bruce Sterling 2007-09-25 Bruce Sterling Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-113-2 $38.00 552
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-118892-8 £9.99 592
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
A Science Fiction Omnibus 2007-11-29 ed. Brian Aldiss Penguin Books 978-0-14-191343-8 £7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
Alien Contact 2011-11-00 ed. Marty Halpern Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-359-5 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth JF Parnell  
Alien Contact 2012-01-00 ed. Marty Halpern Night Shade Books 978-1-59780-281-9 $15.99 491
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 JF Parnell Checkmark
Ascendancies: The Best of Bruce Sterling 2014-12-30 Bruce Sterling Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-8812-4 $7.99 539
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Schismatrix Plus 2014-12-30 Bruce Sterling Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-8811-7 $7.99 321
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
Schismatrix Plus 2014-12-30 Bruce Sterling Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-8819-3 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni Jesse Hayes  
Ascendancies: The Best of Bruce Sterling 2014-12-30 Bruce Sterling Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-8820-9 $7.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91009-2 $25.00 xxxi+
1178
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / Vintage Books 978-1-101-91010-8 $25.00  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Bruce Pennington  
The Big Book of Science Fiction: The Ultimate Collection 2016-07-12 ed. Ann VanderMeer, Jeff VanderMeer Vintage Crime/Black Lizard / SFBC 14-1016912 $19.55 xxxi+
1178
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 Bruce Pennington  
Crystal Express date unknown Bruce Sterling Louis Braille Books      
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll  
Crystal Express date unknown Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-12423-2 $4.99 278
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 Ian Entwistle Checkmark
Schismatrix Plus date unknown Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-00370-2 $14.00 viii+
319
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.
omni Danilo Ducak  
The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories date unknown ed. Tom Shippey Oxford University Press 0-19-283167-4 £7.99 xxvi+
587
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 David A. Hardy Checkmark
Schismatrix Plus date unknown Bruce Sterling Ace Books 0-441-00370-2 $14.00 viii+
319
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.
omni Danilo Ducak Checkmark
Schismatrix Plus date unknown Bruce Sterling Ace Books 978-0-441-00370-9 $16.00 viii+
319
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.
omni Danilo Ducak Checkmark
View all covers for Swarm (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page)
Copyright (c) 1995-2018 Al von Ruff.
ISFDB Engine - Version 4.00 (04/24/06)