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Title: La nuit Title Record # 531509
Author: Guy de Maupassant
Date: 1887-06-14
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: French
Note: First published in Gil Blas, 14 June 1887.
Synopsis: The narrator habitually walks the streets of Paris at night. But on this night, he finds a nightmare closing around him: there is no light, life or movement in the city, he is absolutely alone, and gripped by horror.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1887 La nuit: Cauchemar
Year Language Title
1910 English Darkness: A Nightmare
1923Translated by Storm Jameson (may be credited to Ernest Boyd).
English Night: A Nightmare
1935 English Night
1972Spanish translation by Amanda Forns de Gioia.
Spanish La noche
1976Translated by Lucie Haring and Rob Geuljans
Dutch De Nacht
1977 English A Night in Paris
1982 German Die Nacht
2005Italian translation by Ludovica Cirrincione d'Amelio for her anthology Il racconto fantastico francese, 2005.
Italian La notte
2015Translated by Sandra Smith
English A Nightmare

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Monsieur Parent, Queen Hortense, Fascination, and Other Stories 1910-00-00 Guy de Maupassant P. F. Collier & Son (The Miromesnil Edition of Guy de Maupassant #8)     [382]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
That Pig Morin and Other Stories 1923-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Alfred A. Knopf (The Collected Novels and Stories of Guy de Maupassant #3)     vi+
262
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
A Century of Thrillers: Second Series 1935-00-00 ed. uncredited Daily Express Publications     896
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Century of Thriller, Volume II 1937-00-00 ed. uncredited President Press     vi+
373
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Complete Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant 1955-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Hanover House     xvii+
1339
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fantastique, soixante récits de terreur 1958-07-00 Roger Caillois Club français du livre (Récits #25)     575
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Les chefs-d'œuvre de l'épouvante?Les chefs-d'oeuvre de l'épouvante
1965-00-00 ed. Jacques Bergier, Alex Grall, Jacques Sternberg Planète (Anthologie Planète)     472
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Jean Gourmelin  
Where Nightmares Are 1966-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Mayflower-Dell 9504 3/6 174
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  
Anthologie du fantastique: Tome II : France Espagne Italie Amérique latine Haïti Pologne Russie Finlande Extrême-Orient 1966-04-16 Roger Caillois Gallimard   F32.00 612
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  
Where Nightmares Are 1969-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Mayflower 0-583-11586-1   174
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  
Antes y después de Drácula 1972-00-00 ed. uncredited Rodolfo Alonso (Aventura)     428
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sergio Camporeale  
Contes fantastiques complets 1973-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Fantastique #464)     384
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  
Where Nightmares Are 1973-00-00 ed. Peter Haining David Bruce & Watson 0-85127-014-X   174
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bill Botten  
Contes fantastiques complets 1976-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Fantastique #464)     380+
[4]
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
Fantastische Verhalen 1976-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Het Spectrum (Prisma #1726) 90-274-0853-X   153
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  
Tales of Supernatural Terror 1977-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Pan Books 0-330-23397-1 £0.50 xi+
160
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Anthologie du fantastique: Tome II : France Espagne Italie Amérique latine Haïti Pologne Russie Finlande Extrême-Orient 1977-00-00 Roger Caillois Gallimard     612
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  
Histoires de monstres 1978-04-07 ed. Jacques Goimard, Roland Stragliati Presses Pocket (La grande anthologie du fantastique #3) 2-266-00290-2   405
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 C. Broutin Checkmark
Les grands maîtres de la littérature fantastique: Tome I 1980-00-00 ed. uncredited Éditions Vernoy / Éditions Famot (Les grands maîtres de la littérature fantastique #1)     286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Der Horla 1982-05-00 Guy de Maupassant Bastei Lübbe (Phantastische Literatur #72014) 3-404-72014-8 DM 5.80 203
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
Hilda Büchner?Hilda Buechner
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Contes fantastiques complets 1983-01-00 Guy de Maupassant Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Fantastique #464) 2-501-00040-4   384
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  
Where Nightmares Are 1983-03-00 ed. Peter Haining Severn House 0-7278-0874-5 £6.95 173
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Beroemde Fantastische Verhalen 1985-00-00 uncredited Hema 1-132-92303-4   153+
221+
135
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Dark Side of Guy de Maupassant 1989-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Xanadu 0-947761-97-7 £10.99 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Dark Side of Guy de Maupassant 1989-06-00 Guy de Maupassant Carroll & Graf 0-88184-459-4 $18.95 xvi+
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Luigi Loir Checkmark
Thrillers: A Classic Collection 1994-10-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-159-1 £5.99 612
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Thrillers 1996-00-00 ed. uncredited Leopard 1-85891-316-0   4+
612
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
Contes fantastiques complets 1996-01-00 Guy de Maupassant Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout #9001) 2-501-00948-7   384
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  
Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday 1997-00-00 ed. Italo Calvino Pantheon Books 0-679-41526-2 $30.00 588
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kathleen DiGrado Checkmark
Petite anthologie du fantastique 1997-03-00 ed. Michel Piquemal SEDRAP (Lecture en tête) 2-84117-016-0   158
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 Christian Louis Checkmark
The Dark Side 1997-04-00 Guy de Maupassant Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0419-5 $10.95 xvi+
252
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 Maurice de Vlaminck  
Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday 1998-11-00 ed. Italo Calvino Vintage Books (Vintage International) 0-679-75544-6 $15.00 588
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 Arnold Boecklin Checkmark
Le Horla: et autres récits fantastiques 2000-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Le Livre de Poche (Le Livre de Poche - Classique #840) 2-253-00539-8 F20.00 381
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 Léon Spilliaert Checkmark
Il racconto fantastico francese 2005-08-00 ed. Ludovica Cirrincione d'Amelio Marsilio (Grandi Classici Tascabili) 88-317-8662-8 €9.00 336
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  
Tales of Terror 2008-12-11 Guy de Maupassant Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-12-7 £32.50 xiv+
283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday 2009-05-00 ed. Italo Calvino Penguin Books (Penguin Modern Classics) 978-0-14-119012-9 £16.99 586
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 Vittore Carpaccio  
Fantastic Tales: Visionary and Everyday 2015-03-17 ed. Italo Calvino Mariner Books 978-0-544-15209-0 $13.95 608
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 Necklace and Other Stories: Maupassant for Modern Times 2015-08-00 Guy de Maupassant W. W. Norton & Company 978-0-87140-368-1 $29.95 xii+
322
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Guy de Maupassant's Selected Works 2016-08-00 Guy de Maupassant W. W. Norton & Company (Norton Critical Editions) 978-0-393-92327-8   448
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  
Clair de lune date unknown Guy de Maupassant Société d'éditions littéraires et artistiques / Librairie Paul Ollendorff (Œuvres complètes illustrées de Guy de Maupassant)     291
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
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