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Title: Nightflyers Title Record # 49769
Author: George R. R. Martin
Date: 1980-04-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: Thousand Worlds
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: According to the copyright page of ''Binary Star No. 5'', "Nightflyers" first appeared in ''Analog'' magazine in a slightly different form.
Synopsis: A team of academics seeking to study an ancient alien ship passing through the galaxy charter a mysterious ship with a mysterious captain, and mysterious deaths occur.
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1981Translated by Heinrich Keim
German Die Expedition der Nachtfee
1982Translated by Odile Ricklin revised by Ayerdhal.
French Le volcryn
1983Translated by Walter Brumm
German Nachtflieger
1983Translated by M. M. Lindenburg
Dutch Nachtjagers
2014Translated by Maike Hallmann
German Nachtgleiter
Year Language Title
1982Translated by 安田均(Yasuda Hitoshi)
Japanese
ナイトフライヤー (Part 1 of 2)?Naitofuraiyā (Part 1 of 2)
Naitofuraiyaa (Part 1 of 2)
[as by ]
1982Translated by 安田均(Yasuda Hitoshi)
Japanese
ナイトフライヤー (Part 2 of 2)?Naitofuraiyā (Part 2 of 2)
Naitofuraiyaa (Part 2 of 2)
[as by ]

Awards

Place Year and Award Category
1 1980 Analog Best Novella/Novelette
1 1981 Locus Best Novella
3 1981 Hugo Best Novella
Win (as
ナイトフライヤー (Part 1 of 2)?Naitofuraiyā (Part 1 of 2)
Naitofuraiyaa (Part 1 of 2)
)
1983 Seiun Best Translated Short Story
Win (as
ナイトフライヤー (Part 2 of 2)?Naitofuraiyā (Part 2 of 2)
Naitofuraiyaa (Part 2 of 2)
)
1983 Seiun Best Translated Short Story

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Analog Science Fiction/Science Fact, April 1980 1980-04-00 ed. Stanley Schmidt Condé Nast   $1.50 180
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Binary Star No. 5 1981-02-00 ed. uncredited Dell 0-440-10757-1 $2.50 239
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 Tsui Checkmark
Binary Star No. 5 1981-02-00 ed. uncredited Dell 0-440-10757-1 C$2.75 239
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 Tsui Checkmark
Kopernikus 2 1981-02-00 ed. H. J. Alpers Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3514) 3-8118-3514-9 DM 5.80 189
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 Giuseppe Festino Checkmark
The 1981 Annual World's Best SF 1981-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books (DAW Collectors #432) 0-87997-617-9 $2.50 252
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 Michael Mariano Checkmark
The 1981 Annual World's Best SF 1981-05-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-617-9 / UE1617 C$2.75 252
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 Michael Mariano Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #10 1981-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Timescape / Pocket Books 0-671-42262-6 $3.50 viii+
434
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
Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year: Tenth Annual Collection 1981-08-00 ed. Gardner Dozois E. P. Dutton 0-525-06499-0 $12.50 xxx+
225
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Mark Rubin Checkmark
The 1981 Annual World's Best SF 1981-08-00 ed. Arthur W. Saha, Donald A. Wollheim DAW Books / SFBC 5524 $3.98 ix+
243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Gampert Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #10 1981-10-00 ed. Terry Carr Gollancz 0-575-03024-0 £8.95 424
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Le volcryn 1982-02-12 George R. R. Martin Presses de la Cité (Presses de la Cité - Futurama #36) 2-258-00996-0   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.
chap José de Huescar Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 1982年08月号, #289?Esu-Efu Magajin 1982-nen 08-gatsu Gō, #289
Esu-Efu Magajin 1982-nen 08-gatsu Gou, #289
S-F Magajin 1982-nen 08-gatsu Gō, #289
S-F Magajin 1982-nen 08-gatsu Gou, #289
1982-08-00 ed.
今岡清?いまおかきよし
Kiyoshi Imaoka
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
  ¥600 272
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.
mag
加藤直之?かとうなおゆき
Katō Naoyuki
Katou Naoyuki
 
S-Fマガジン 1982年09月号, #290?Esu-Efu Magajin 1982-nen 09-gatsu Gō, #290
Esu-Efu Magajin 1982-nen 09-gatsu Gou, #290
S-F Magajin 1982-nen 09-gatsu Gō, #290
S-F Magajin 1982-nen 09-gatsu Gou, #290
1982-09-00 ed.
今岡清?いまおかきよし
Kiyoshi Imaoka
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
  ¥600 272
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.
mag
加藤直之?かとうなおゆき
Katō Naoyuki
Katou Naoyuki
 
Ginnungagap & Andere Verhalen 1983-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Het Spectrum (Prisma #2071) 90-274-1208-1   157
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 Hans Pieko Checkmark
Die schönsten Science Fiction Stories des Jahres: Band 1 1983-00-00 ed. Terry Carr Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4021) 3-453-30928-6 DM 9.80 525
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
Songs the Dead Men Sing 1983-10-00 George R. R. Martin Dark Harvest 0-913165-01-8 $35.00 xvi +
291
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Paul Sonju Checkmark
Songs the Dead Men Sing 1985-11-00 George R. R. Martin Gollancz 0-575-03566-8 £8.95 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Nightflyers 1985-12-00 George R. R. Martin Bluejay Books 0-312-94332-6 $8.95 295
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 Warhola  
Songs the Dead Men Sing 1986-00-00 George R. R. Martin Sphere 0-7221-5736-3 £2.50 214
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 Steve Crisp Checkmark
Nightflyers 1987-02-00 George R. R. Martin Tor 0-812-54562-1 $2.95 295
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 Warhola Checkmark
13 Short Horror Novels 1987-12-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers (Baker's Dozen) 0-517-63171-7 $8.98 ix+
758
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Nightflyers 1988-00-00 George R. R. Martin Tor 0-812-54564-8 $3.50 295
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 James Warhola Checkmark
The Reel Stuff 1998-09-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books 0-88677-817-4 $5.99 383
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
GRRM: A RRetrospective 2003-09-00 George R. R. Martin Subterranean Press 1-931081-91-3 $125.00 1283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Phil Parks  
GRRM: A RRetrospective 2003-09-00 George R. R. Martin Subterranean Press 1-931081-90-5 $40.00 1283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Phil Parks  
Cyberfilms 2004-03-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen ibooks 0-7434-8743-5 $12.95 ix+
368
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 Dave Seeley Checkmark
Dreamsongs: GRRM: A RRetrospective 2006-00-00 George R. R. Martin Gollancz 978-0-575-08148-2 £14.99 1182+
[3]
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 Dominic Harman  
Dreamsongs: GRRM: A RRetrospective 2006-09-00 George R. R. Martin Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07905-3 £20.00 1185
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
Dreamsongs: GRRM: A RRetrospective 2007-10-00 George R. R. Martin Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07905-3 £14.99 1185
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 Dominic Harman  
Dreamsongs: Volume I 2007-10-30 George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 978-0-553-90432-1 $12.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Dominic Harman  
Dreamsongs: Volume I 2007-11-00 George R. R. Martin Bantam Spectra 0-553-80545-2 $27.00 683
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dominic Harman Checkmark
Dreamsongs 1: A RRetrospective 2008-03-13 George R. R. Martin Gollancz 978-0-7528-9008-1 £8.99 672
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 Dominic Harman  
The Reel Stuff 2008-06-03 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Brian Thomsen DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1098) 978-0-7564-0522-9 $15.00 viii+
456
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  
Dreamsongs: A RRetrospective: Book One 2008-09-18 George R. R. Martin Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08611-1 £1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Le volcryn 2010-05-00 George R. R. Martin ActuSF 978-2-917689-21-9 €9.00 158
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.
chap Lasth Checkmark
Dreamsongs: Volume I 2012-10-16 George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 978-0-553-38568-7 $18.00 xix+
686
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 Dominic Harman  
Starter Pack: 4-Book Bundle 2012-12-03 George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 978-0-345-54113-0 $34.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
omni  
GRRM: Eine RRetrospektive 1 2014-12-00 George R. R. Martin Fantasy Productions   €29.50  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Le volcryn 2015-02-00 George R. R. Martin ActuSF (Hélios #21) 978-2-917689-80-6 €7.00 176
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.
chap Jung Shan Chang  
Traumlieder: Zweiter Band 2015-03-00 George R. R. Martin Heyne 978-3-453-31625-6 €14.99 623
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 Nele Schütz Checkmark
Nightflyers & Other Stories 2018-03-27 George R. R. Martin Tor 978-1-250-30384-4 $5.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Nightflyers: The Illustrated Edition 2018-05-29 George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 978-0-525-61968-0 $25.00 193
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Larry Rostant Checkmark
Nightflyers 2018-05-31 George R. R. Martin HarperVoyager 978-0-00-829612-4 £14.99 208
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap  
Nightflyers and Other Stories 2018-05-31 George R. R. Martin Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-830017-3 £20.00 368
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Larry Rostant  
Nightflyers & Other Stories 2018-06-00 George R. R. Martin Tor 978-1-250-30234-2 $9.99 368
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 Stephen Youll  
Nightflyers 2018-08-28 George R. R. Martin Bantam Books 978-0-525-62089-1 $9.99 208
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.
chap  
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