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Title: Paingod Title Record # 56406
Author: Harlan Ellison
Date: 1964-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: The entity given the responsibility for doling out pain and suffering to all organisms in the universe(s) is affected by his job.
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Current Tags: fantasy (1), nonhuman point of view (1), the problem of suffering (1) Add Tags

Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1966 Italian Dolorama
1971Translated by Gisèle Bernier
French Logos-vengeur

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Fantastic Stories of Imagination, June 1964 1964-06-00 ed. Cele Goldsmith Ziff-Davis Publishing Company   $0.50 132
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 Robert Adragna Checkmark
Paingod and Other Delusions 1965-12-00 Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books R-1270 $0.50 157
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.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
I Romanzi del Cosmo #192 1966-06-01 ed. Giancarlo Cella Ponzoni 192 200 Lit 144
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 Luigi Garonzi Checkmark
Paingod and Other Delusions 1969-04-00 Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books X-1991 $0.60 157
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.
coll Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Ainsi sera-t-il 1971-00-00 Harlan Ellison Marabout (Bibliothèque Marabout - Science Fiction #381)     248+
[8]
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 Best from Fantastic 1973-00-00 ed. Ted White Manor Books 95242 $0.95 192
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.
anth Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1975-02-00 Harlan Ellison Harper & Row 0-06-011176-3 $8.95 xv+
334
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Paingod and Other Delusions 1975-03-00 Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books (Harlan Ellison Uniform Series #2) 0-515-03646-3 $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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Paingod and Other Delusions 1975-03-00 Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books 0-515-03646-3 C$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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Paingod and Other Delusions 1975-07-00 Harlan Ellison Pyramid Books (Harlan Ellison Uniform Series #2) 0-515-03646-3 $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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
The Best from Fantastic 1976-00-00 ed. Ted White Robert Hale 0-7091-5128-4 £3.10 192
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Deathbird Stories 1976-09-00 Harlan Ellison Dell 1737 $1.75 346
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1976-09-00 Harlan Ellison Dell 1737 C$1.75 346
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1977-03-00 Harlan Ellison Dell 1737 $1.75 346
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Paingod and Other Delusions 1978-01-00 Harlan Ellison Jove / HBJ 0-515-03646-3 $1.50 176
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1978-04-00 Harlan Ellison Pan Books 0-330-25123-6 £0.80 346
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 Fantasies of Harlan Ellison 1979-06-00 Harlan Ellison Gregg Press 0-8398-2411-4 $15.00 xxiv+
316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1980-11-00 Harlan Ellison Dell 0-440-11737-2 $2.50 346
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 Leo Dillon , Diane Dillon Checkmark
Paingod and Other Delusions 1983-00-00 Harlan Ellison Ace Books 0-441-64576-3 $2.95 178
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 Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1983-12-00 Harlan Ellison Bluejay Books (Bluejay Special Edition) 0-312-94084-X $6.95 xv+
297
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 Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1984-10-00 Harlan Ellison Bluejay Books / SFBC 01100 $5.98 xv+
297
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1990-00-00 Harlan Ellison The Easton Press (The Masterpieces of Science Fiction)     xviii+
345
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1990-04-00 Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-028361-X $4.95 295
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 1993-08-00 Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-084745-9 $9.00 xx+
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 Jim Burns  
Paingod and Other Delusions 1999-12-01 Harlan Ellison e-reads.com 0-7592-2994-5 $14.95 172
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  
Deathbird Stories 2006-01-00 Harlan Ellison Science Fiction Book Club (SFBC 50th Anniversary Collection #24) 0-7394-6228-8 / 1180866 $10.99 xiv+
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Bruce Jensen Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 2009-05-25 Harlan Ellison e-reads.com 978-1-58586-798-1 $19.95 346
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  
Paingod and Other Delusions 2009-08-06 Harlan Ellison e-reads.com 978-0-7592-9999-3 $15.95 190
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  
Deathbird Stories 2011-03-00 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-085-2 $45.00 xxi +
394
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gnemo Checkmark
Deathbird Stories 2011-03-00 Harlan Ellison Subterranean Press 978-1-59606-084-5 $125.00 xxi+
394
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gnemo  
Deathbird Stories 2012-03-05 Harlan Ellison Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12357-1 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Paingod and Other Delusions 2012-03-05 Harlan Ellison Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12359-5 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Paingod and Other Delusions 2014-04-01 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-0445-2 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Deathbird Stories 2014-04-29 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-0476-6 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Deathbird Stories 2014-06-03 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-4295-9 $14.99 346
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  
Paingod and Other Delusions 2014-06-24 Harlan Ellison Open Road Integrated Media (The Harlan Ellison Collection) 978-1-4976-4319-2 $11.99 190
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  
Deathbird Stories date unknown Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-028361-X $4.95 295
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 Jim Burns  
Deathbird Stories date unknown Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-028361-X $6.00 xx+
296
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
Deathbird Stories date unknown Harlan Ellison Collier / Macmillan 0-02-028361-X $4.95 295
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 Jim Burns Checkmark
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