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Title: The Electric Ant Title Record # 53526
Author: Philip K. Dick
Date: 1969-10-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: drabblecast.org, Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1970Translated by Wulf H. Bergner
German Die elektrische Ameise
1970Traslated by Angela Campana; do not merge with the version translated by Maurizio Nati.
Italian Le formiche elettriche
1970Translated by Bruno Martin
French La fourmi électronique
1975Translated by Warner Flamen
Dutch De Elektrische Mier [as by Philip Dick]
1981Translated by Thomas Ziegler (under his legal name Rainer Zubeil)
German Die elektrische Ameise
1983Translated by Žarko Vodinelić
Croatian Umjetni mrav
1991Translated by Aleksander Rodziewicz
Polish Elektryczna mrówka
1997Traslated by Maurizio Nati; do not merge with the version translated by Angela Campana.
Italian Le formiche elettriche
1998 French La fourmi électrique
2000Translated by Clara Drechsler
German Die elektrische Ameise
2000 French La fourmi électrique
2002Translated by Warner Flamen.
Dutch De Elektrische Mier

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 and Science Fiction, October 1969 1969-10-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.60 132
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 Ronald Walotsky Checkmark
Planet der Selbstmörder 1970-00-00 ed. Wulf H. Bergner Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3186) 3186   143
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 Karl Stephan Checkmark
Urania #534 1970-02-22 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 534 250 Lit 168
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  
The Year's Best Science Fiction No. 3 1970-05-00 ed. Brian Aldiss, Harry Harrison Sphere Books 43419 £0.30 206
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
Fiction, #198 1970-06-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F4.00 164
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 Raymond Bertrand Checkmark
Best SF: 1969 1970-08-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison G. P. Putnam's Sons   $5.95 243
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Best SF: 1969 1971-04-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Berkley Medallion 0-425-01982-9 $0.95 224
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
Windows into Tomorrow 1974-00-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Hawthorn Books   $6.95 x+
197
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michelle Horowitz Checkmark
Alfa Drie: SF-Verhalen 1975-00-00 ed. Warner Flamen Meulenhoff (M=SF #96) 90-290-0470-3   306
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
Windows into Tomorrow 1975-01-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Pinnacle Books 0-523-00520-2 $1.25 x+
197
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
Decade the 1960s 1977-01-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Macmillan UK 0-333-19002-5 £3.95 287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best of Philip K. Dick 1977-03-00 Philip K. Dick Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25359-0 $1.95 xiv+
450
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
The Best of Philip K. Dick 1978-03-00 Philip K. Dick Del Rey / Ballantine (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25359-0 $1.95 xiv+
450
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 Vincent Di Fate Checkmark
De Meest Fantastische SF Verhalen van Meulenhoff 1979-00-00 ed. Mark Carpentier Alting Meulenhoff (M=SF #153) 90-290-1242-0   352
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Decade The 1960s 1979-06-00 ed. Brian W. Aldiss, Harry Harrison Pan Books 0-330-25767-6 £0.90 287
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
The Androids Are Coming 1979-11-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Elsevier / Nelson Books 0-525-66672-9 $7.95 183
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Michael Eagle Checkmark
Die besten Stories von Philip K. Dick 1981-01-00 Philip K. Dick Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6712) 3-8118-6712-1 DM 7.80 352
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.
coll Oliviero Berni Checkmark
Anthologie de la littérature de Science-Fiction 1981-10-06 ed. Jacques Sadoul Editions Ramsay 2-85956-231-1   670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1983-09-00 ed. uncredited Octopus Books 0-7064-1963-4 £2.99 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Moore Checkmark
Sirius, #90 1983-12-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   50 din. 132
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 Adrian Chesterman Checkmark
Machines That Think: The Best Science Fiction Stories About Robots and Computers 1984-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Allen Lane 0-7139-1685-0 £10.95 627
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Peter Gudynas Checkmark
Machines That Think: The Best Science Fiction Stories About Robots and Computers 1984-01-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Holt, Rinehart and Winston 0-03-061498-8 $22.95 627
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Mantel Checkmark
Histoires d'automates 1984-02-00 ed. Jacques Goimard, Demètre Ioakimidis, Gérard Klein Le Livre de Poche (La grande anthologie de la Science-Fiction #3785) 2-253-03372-3   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.
anth Donald Grant Checkmark
Robots, Androids, and Mechanical Oddities: The Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick 1984-06-00 Philip K. Dick Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-1159-3 $19.95 ix+
261
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Machines That Think: The Best Science Fiction Stories About Robots and Computers 1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Penguin Books 0-14-007194-6   626
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 Peter Goodfellow  
Robots, Androids, and Mechanical Oddities: The Science Fiction of Philip K. Dick 1986-02-00 Philip K. Dick Southern Illinois University Press 0-8093-1178-X $15.95 ix+
261
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 Richard Hendel Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1987-00-00 ed. uncredited Gallery Books 0-8317-7988-8   349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Moore Checkmark
The Little Black Box 1987-05-00 Philip K. Dick Underwood-Miller 0-88733-053-3 $125.00 xiii+
395
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Space Odyssey 1988-02-00 ed. uncredited Treasure Press 1-85051-208-6 £5.99 349
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Chris Moore  
The Little Black Box 1990-10-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-04845-X £14.95 xiv+
395
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Memoria totale 1990-11-00 Philip K. Dick Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Altri Mondi #23) 88-04-34378-8 18,000 Lit 262
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 Cesare Reggiani  
Fenix, V2 #3, 1991 1991-00-00 ed.
Rafał A. Ziemkiewicz?Rafal A. Ziemkiewicz
Radwan      
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
mag  
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 1991-11-00 Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20769-4 £5.99 495
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 Chris Moore  
War with the Robots: 28 of the Best Short Stories by the Greatest Names in 20th Century Science Fiction 1992-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Wings Books 0-517-06504-5   609
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Eye of the Sibyl 1992-05-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Twilight 0-8065-1328-4 $12.95 395
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 Kevin Kelly Checkmark
Decades of Science Fiction 1997-04-00 ed. Applewhite Minyard NTC Publishing Group 0-8442-5994-2 $26.95 xvi+
557
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 François Robert Checkmark
Le formiche elettriche 1997-08-00 Philip K. Dick Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #160) 88-04-43156-3 7,900 Lit 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.
coll  
Nouvelles 1963-1981 1998-04-00 Philip K. Dick Denoël (Présences) 2-207-24591-8   720
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 Elrik , Frank Ronan  
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 2000-00-00 Philip K. Dick Millennium 1-85798-948-1 £7.99 xi+
395
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Der Fall Rautavaara 2000-00-00 Philip K. Dick Haffmans 3-251-20303-7 DM 36.00 311
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Nikolaus Heidelbach Checkmark
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 2000-05-00 Philip K. Dick Millennium 1-85798-948-1 £7.99 xi+
395
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 Chris Moore  
Une histoire de la science-fiction - 3: 1958-1981: L'expansion 2000-10-00 ed. Jacques Sadoul Librio (Librio #404) 2-290-30741-6 F10.00 126
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 Bernard Bitler Checkmark
The Androids Are Coming 2000-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Cosmos Books / Wildside Press 1-58715-240-1 $15.00 183
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  
Minority Report 2002-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #20104) 3-453-21749-7 €8.95 435
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
Minority Report 2002-00-00 Philip K. Dick Luitingh-Sijthoff 90-245-4029-1   315
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 Checkmark
Minority Report 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz / Orion 1-85798-738-1 £6.99 xi+
290
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll PTG Checkmark
The Eye of the Sibyl 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Citadel Press 0-8065-1328-4 $14.95 395
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 Kevin Kelly  
Minority Report 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-07478-7 £6.99 x+
290
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  
Der unmögliche Planet 2002-07-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne (Heyne Allgemeine Reihe #13656) 3-453-21731-4 €12.95 831
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Minority report et autres récits 2002-10-09 Philip K. Dick Gallimard (Folio SF #109) 2-07-042606-8   436
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
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2002-11-00 Philip K. Dick Pantheon Books 0-375-42151-3 $25.95 xiv+
476
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2002-11-00 Philip K. Dick Pantheon Books / SFBC 54693 $12.99 xiv+
476
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Minority Report 2002-12-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 0-575-07520-1 £6.99 x+
290
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 unmögliche Planet 2004-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne 3-453-21731-4 €12.95 830+
[2]
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 Hauptmann & Kompanie Werbeagentur Checkmark
Minority Report 2005-03-00 Philip K. Dick Orion 0-7528-6431-9 £6.99 290
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  
Der unmögliche Planet 2007-00-00 Philip K. Dick Heyne 978-3-453-21731-7 €12.95 830
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
Human Is? 2007-03-00 Philip K. Dick Gollancz 978-0-575-08034-8 £7.99 438
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 Sue Michniewicz  
Black Box 2008-01-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-812-0 €14.90 632
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob  
Human Is?: A Philip K. Dick Reader 2008-09-18 Philip K. Dick Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-08583-1 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick: Vol. 1 2008-11-01 Philip K. Dick Blackstone Audiobooks 978-1-4332-2822-3    
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
coll  
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction: 60th Anniversary Anthology 2009-09-00 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-91-9 $15.95 475
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 David Hardy Checkmark
The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction: 60th Anniversary Anthology 2009-09-01 ed. Gordon Van Gelder Tachyon Publications / SFBC 978-1-61523-611-4 / 1268806 $15.95 480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth David Hardy Checkmark
Minority Report 2010-04-18 Philip K. Dick Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-09828-2    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Black Box 2012-08-00 Philip K. Dick Zweitausendeins (Haffmans Verlag bei Zweitausendeins) 978-3-86150-812-0   632
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Urs Jakob Checkmark
The Drabblecast, #273 2013-02-19 ed. Norm Sherman The Drabblecast   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2013-04-16 Philip K. Dick Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 978-0-544-04054-0 $28.00 xii+
466
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 2013-04-16 Philip K. Dick Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 978-0-544-04060-1 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Total Recall Revisited: Die besten Stories 2014-07-00 Philip K. Dick Fischer Taschenbuch (Fischer Klassik) 978-3-596-90578-2 €10.00 345
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 Ruth Botzenhardt Checkmark
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 2014-10-06 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-649-6 $65.00 479
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz Checkmark
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale 2014-10-06 Philip K. Dick Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-648-9 $40.00 480
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bill Sienkiewicz  
Machines That Think: The Best Science Fiction Stories About Robots and Computers date unknown ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Patricia S. Warrick Henry Holt 0-8050-0623-0 $22.95 627
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Richard Mantel Checkmark
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale date unknown Philip K. Dick Grafton 0-586-20769-4 £5.99 495
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Minority Report date unknown Philip K. Dick Orion 978-1-4072-3093-1 £7.99 xi+
290
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 Nina Farrell Checkmark
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