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Title: Hostess Title Record # 55240
Author: Isaac Asimov
Date: 1951-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations Translated Serializations
Year Language Title
1955 French Une hôtesse accueillante
1970Translated by Simone Hilling
French Hôtesse
1971Translated by F. Lancel
Dutch Gastvrouw
1971 Italian Ospite
1973Translated by Eva Sander
German Die Wirtin
1974 French L'hôtesse
1988Translated by Eva Eppers
German Der stille Tod
1988Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French Les hôtes
2009Translated by Carlos Gardini.
Spanish Huésped
Year Language Title
1954 Italian L'invitato di altri mondi (Part 1 of 4)
1954 Italian L'invitato di altri mondi (Part 2 of 4)
1954 Italian L'invitato di altri mondi (Part 3 of 4)
1954 Italian L'invitato di altri mondi (Part 4 of 4)

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Galaxy Science Fiction, May 1951 1951-05-00 ed. H. L. Gold World Editions, Inc.   $0.35 164
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 Chesley Bonestell Checkmark
Galaxy Reader of Science Fiction 1952-02-00 ed. H. L. Gold Crown Publishers     x+
566
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #33 1954-01-30 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 33 130 Lit 128
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #34 1954-02-10 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 34 130 Lit 128
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #35 1954-02-20 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 35 130 Lit 128
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
I Romanzi di Urania #36 1954-02-28 ed. Giorgio Monicelli Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 36 130 Lit 128
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 Curt Caesar Checkmark
Galaxie (1ère série), #19 June 1955 1955-06-00 ed. Editors of Galaxie (1ère série) Editions Nuit et Jour   F100.00 148
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 Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1969-00-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday (Doubleday Science Fiction)   $5.95 343
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Amelia S. Edwards  
Nightfall and Other Stories 1969-12-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday / SFBC (Doubleday Science Fiction) 2099 $1.69 343
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Amelia S. Edwards Checkmark
Quand les ténèbres viendront 1970-04-28 Isaac Asimov Denoël (Présence du Futur #123)     217
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
Nightfall and Other Stories 1970-06-25 Isaac Asimov Rapp & Whiting 0-85391-157-6 35/- 344
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Nightfall and Other Stories 1970-11-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest M1486 $0.95 350
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
Nightfall One 1971-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03466-8 £0.30 176
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.
coll Ken Sequin Checkmark
Broedt Daar een Mens? 1971-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna (Bruna SF #1) 90-229-9001-X ƒ3.50 192
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 J. W. Looman Checkmark
Urania #568 1971-06-13 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 568 300 Lit 166
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 Checkmark
Nightfall One 1973-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03466-8 £0.30 176
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.
coll Ken Sequin Checkmark
Und Finsternis wird kommen... 1973-03-16 Isaac Asimov Pabel (Terra Taschenbuch #207) TTB207 DM 2.80 160
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 Hanno Rink , Rita Mühlbauer Checkmark
Nightfall One 1974-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03466-8 £0.30 176
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.
coll Ken Sequin Checkmark
Ceux d'ailleurs 1974-05-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #3)   F9.50 254
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 Moro Checkmark
Ceux d'ailleurs 1974-05-00 ed. Michel Demuth OPTA (Marginal #3)     254
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 Moro Checkmark
Nightfall One 1976-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-03466-8 £0.50 176
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.
coll Ken Sequin Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1977-07-00 Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23188-7 $1.75 350
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
Nightfall One 1978-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-03466-8 £0.75 176
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.
coll Ken Sequin Checkmark
Antologia Personale. Volume primo 1978-10-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar) 15755-2 2,250 Lit 304
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 Karel Thole  
Nightfall One 1979-00-00 Isaac Asimov Granada 0-586-03466-8 £0.85 176
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.
coll Ken Sequin Checkmark
Bug-Eyed Monsters 1980-03-00 ed. Bill Pronzini, Barry N. Malzberg Harvest / HBJ 0-15-614789-0 $4.95 273
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 Ruby Mazur Checkmark
Nightfall One 1981-00-00 Isaac Asimov Panther / Granada 0-586-03466-8 £1.25 176
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.
coll Ken Sequin Checkmark
Und Finsternis wird kommen... 1982-09-00 Isaac Asimov Moewig (Utopia Classics #45) UC45 DM 5.80 160
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 Nikolai Lutohin Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1984-12-00 Isaac Asimov Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-31091-8 $3.50 350
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 Rick Sternbach Checkmark
Nightfall One 1986-00-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-03466-8 £1.95 176
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.
coll Ken Sequin Checkmark
Robot Dreams 1986-11-00 Isaac Asimov Berkley Books (Masterworks of Science Fiction and Fantasy (Byron Preiss)) 0-425-09345-X $7.95 349
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 Ralph McQuarrie Checkmark
Other Worlds of Isaac Asimov 1987-00-00 Isaac Asimov Avenel Books 0-517-64375-8 $8.98 651
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Een Robot Droomt 1987-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna 90-229-7756-0   357
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 Ralph McQuarrie  
Antologia Personale. Volume primo 1987-07-00 Isaac Asimov Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1996) 88-04-30471-5   304
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 Anna Montecroci  
Roboterträume 1988-02-00 Isaac Asimov Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Paperback #28162) 3-404-28162-4 DM 19.80 413
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 Ralph McQuarrie Checkmark
Robot Dreams 1988-05-00 Isaac Asimov VGSF / Gollancz 0-575-04254-0 £3.95 349
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  
Le robot qui rêvait 1988-05-16 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2388) 2-277-22388-3   510
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 Philippe Caza Checkmark
Robot Dreams 1989-00-00 Isaac Asimov VGSF 0-575-04565-5 £3.50 474
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 Ralph McQuarrie Checkmark
Een Robot Droomt 1990-00-00 Isaac Asimov Bruna 90-229-7756-0   357
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 Ralph McQuarrie Checkmark
Robot Dreams 1990-06-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-73154-6 $4.95 xvi+
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 Ralph McQuarrie  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41606-7 $22.95 viii+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1990-11-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $12.95 viii+
614
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 Barclay Shaw  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1991-03-00 Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation / SFBC 17907 $10.98 viii+
614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Nightfall and Other Stories 1991-07-00 Isaac Asimov Grafton 0-586-21255-8 £4.99 445
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 Chris Foss  
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 1993-03-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-224139-0 £15.99 614
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Chris Moore  
The Complete Stories: Volume Two 1995-01-00 Isaac Asimov HarperCollins (UK) 0-00-648016-0 £5.99 464
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 Chris Moore  
The Complete Stories: Volume Two 1997-00-00 Isaac Asimov Voyager 0-00-648016-0 £6.99 464
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 Chris Moore Checkmark
Tales of Science Fiction: Featuring X-Minus One 2004-06-00 ed. uncredited GreaTapes 1-878481-20-7 $14.95  
audio cassette?Cassette tape
anth  
Robot Dreams 2004-06-00 Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-01183-7 $14.00 xvi+
335
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 Ralph McQuarrie  
Tales of Science Fiction: Featuring X-Minus One 2004-09-00 ed. uncredited GreaTapes 1-878481-36-3 $16.95  
audio CD?Compact disc with standard audio tracks
anth  
Le robot qui rêvait 2005-01-05 Isaac Asimov J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #2388) 2-290-31715-2   510
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 E. Gorinstein Checkmark
Cuentos completos I 2010-09-00 Isaac Asimov Zeta (Zeta - Nova #48) 978-84-9872-258-1   816
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 Oscar Chichoni Checkmark
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Doubleday Foundation 0-385-41627-X $17.95 viii+
614
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  
Nightfall and Other Stories date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest M1486 $0.95 350
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  
Nightfall and Other Stories date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest P1969 $1.25 350
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
Nightfall and Other Stories date unknown Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-23672-2 $1.95 350
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
The Complete Stories, Volume 1 date unknown Isaac Asimov Broadway Books 0-385-41627-X $22.00 viii+
614
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  
Robot Dreams date unknown Isaac Asimov Ace Books 0-441-01183-7 $14.00 xvi+
335
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 Ralph McQuarrie  
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