Title: The Lake

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Title: The Lake Title Record # 58399
Author: Ray Bradbury
Date: 1944-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: A man returns to his childhood town and finds closure with his childhood playmate.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957Translated by Doringe
French Le lac
1965Translated by Sebastiano Fusco; do not merge with the version translated by Laura Grimaldi.
Italian Il lago
1972Translated by 伊藤典夫 Itō Norio
Japanese
みずうみ?Mizuumi
[as by ]
1984Translated by Laura Grimaldi; do not merge with the version translated by Sebastiano Fusco.
Italian Il lago
1985 Finnish Järvi
2001Translated by Renato Prinzhofer.
Italian Il lago

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, May 1944 1944-05-00 ed. D. McIlwraith Weird Tales   $0.15 100
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Margaret Brundage Checkmark
Who Knocks?: Twenty Masterpieces of the Spectral for the Connoisseur 1946-00-00 ed. August Derleth Rinehart   $2.50 ix+
391
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Lee Brown Coye  
Dark Carnival 1947-00-00 Ray Bradbury Arkham House   $3.00 313
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll George Burrows Checkmark
Dark Carnival 1948-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hamish Hamilton   9/- 271
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Ayrton  
The October Country 1955-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books   $3.50 306
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joe Mugnaini  
The October Country 1956-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hart-Davis   15/- 306
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Joe Mugnaini  
The October Country 1956-04-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books F139 $0.50 276
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 Joe Mugnaini Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1957-00-00 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20)   F500 268
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  
The Ghoul Keepers 1961-10-00 ed. Leo Margulies Pyramid Books G-665 $0.35 157
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 John Schoenherr Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1962-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ace UK H-521 2/6 144
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 October Country 1962-03-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books F580 $0.50 276
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 Joe Mugnaini Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1964-00-00 Ray Bradbury Four Square Books 1234 3/6 144
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 October Country 1964-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books U2139 $0.50 276
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The October Country 1964-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books U2139 C$0.50 276
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
Who Knocks? 1964-12-00 ed. August Derleth Panther 1769 3/6 191
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Ghoul Keepers 1965-07-00 ed. Leo Margulies Pyramid Books R-1210 $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.
anth John Schoenherr Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1965-08-00 Ray Bradbury Four Square Books 1234 3/6 144
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
Interplanet7: Fantascienza 1965-08-20 ed. Gianfranco de Turris, Sebastiano Fusco, Sandro Sandrelli Edizioni dell'Albero   1,200 Lit 242
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 Marco Rostagno , Mario Monge Checkmark
The October Country 1967-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books U2139 $0.50 276
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Magazine, February 1967 1967-02-00 ed. Cylvia Kleinman Leo Margulies Corp.   $0.50 144
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  
The October Country 1968-07-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 72138 $0.75 276
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 October Country 1969-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 01637 $0.75 276
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1970-12-00 Ray Bradbury New English Library 0-450-00649-2 £0.25 144
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 Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
The October Country 1971-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 01637   276
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 Bob Pepper  
The October Country 1971-07-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02301-3 $0.95 276
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 Bob Pepper Checkmark
黒いカーニバル?くろいカーニバル
Kuroi Kānibaru
Kuroi Kānibaru
1972-01-00
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワSFシリーズ?Hayakawa SF Shirīzu
Hayakawa SF Shiriizu
#3285)
     
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
coll
角田純男?かくたすみお
Kakuta Sumio
 
The October Country 1972-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02760-4 $1.25 276
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 October Country 1973-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02760-4 $1.25 276
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  
The Small Assassin 1973-05-00 Ray Bradbury New English Library 0-450-01562-9 £0.30 144
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 Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
The October Country 1973-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-22760-3 $1.25 276
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 October Country 1974-01-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-22760-3 $1.25 276
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 October Country 1975-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-24320-X $1.50 276
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 Small Assassin 1976-02-00 Ray Bradbury Panther 0-586-04228-8 £0.50 174
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.
coll Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1977-02-07 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20)     316
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1977-07-05 Ray Bradbury France Loisirs 2-7242-0136-1   316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Benjamin Baltimore Checkmark
Masters of Shades and Shadows: An Anthology of Great Ghost Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Seon Manley, Gogo Lewis Doubleday 0-385-12743-X $7.95 214
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Robert Jay Silverman  
The October Country 1978-06-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27501-2 $1.95 276
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 Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1979-05-28 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20)     316
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1980-10-31 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
884
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1980-12-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
884
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll R. D. Scudellari  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1981-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-246-11540-8 £12.50 xx+
884
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1981-02-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
884
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
The October Country 1981-03-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30045-9 $2.50 276
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 Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
The Arbor House Celebrity Book of Horror Stories 1982-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Arbor House 0-87795-373-2 $20.95 448
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Arbor House Celebrity Book of Horror Stories 1982-00-00 ed. Charles G. Waugh, Martin H. Greenberg Priam Books / Arbor House 0-87795-400-3 $9.95 448
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.
anth  
The October Country 1982-12-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30045-9   276
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 Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1983-01-27 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-05485-5   720
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  
The Small Assassin 1984-00-00 Ray Bradbury Panther / Granada 0-586-04228-8 £1.50 174
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.
coll Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1984-05-18 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20) 2-207-30020-X   316
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 Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
34 Racconti 1984-11-07 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1789) 25324-5 8,000 Lit 378
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  
Young Ghosts 1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles Waugh Harper & Row 0-06-020171-1 $11.95 xiv+
210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Young Ghosts 1985-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, Charles Waugh Harper & Row 0-06-020172-X $11.89 xiv+
210
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fred Marcellino Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-05485-5 £3.95 715
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
Lokakuun maa 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Kirjayhtymä 951-26-2705-1   331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Piotr Tomaszewski Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1986-00-00 Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-04228-8 £2.50 174
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.
coll Checkmark
Asimov's Ghosts 1986-10-00 ed. Charles Waugh, Martin Greenberg (1941-2011), Isaac Asimov Dragon 0-583-30988-7 £1.95 202
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 Tony Roberts Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1987-00-00 Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-05485-5 £3.95 715
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
Visions of Fantasy: Tales from the Masters 1989-10-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Doubleday 0-385-26359-7 $14.95 ix+
180+
[2]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Larry Elmore Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1990-10-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $29.95 912
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
Visions of Fantasy: Tales from the Masters 1991-12-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bantam Starfire 0-553-29356-7 $3.50 ix+
180
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 Larry Elmore Checkmark
Fantastic Tales of Ray Bradbury 1992-00-00 Ray Bradbury Listening Library 0-8072-2900-8    
audio cassette?Cassette tape
coll Toni Dove Checkmark
The October Country 1996-10-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-40785-7 $10.00 306
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 Janet Woolley  
The October Country 1996-10-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-32448-X $5.99 x+
307
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 Donna Diamond Checkmark
The October Country 1997-09-00 Ray Bradbury Gauntlet Press 1-887368-15-9 $65.00 234
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ray Bradbury  
The October Country 1998-00-00 Ray Bradbury Earthlight 0-671-01791-8 £5.99 306
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.
coll Checkmark
The October Country 1999-09-00 Ray Bradbury Avon Books 0-380-97387-1 $16.00 xii+
334
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Tim O'Brien Checkmark
Dark Carnival 2001-00-00 Ray Bradbury Gauntlet Press 1-887368-50-7 $150.00 xxiii+
479
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ray Bradbury Checkmark
Paese d'ottobre 2001-09-00 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #263) 88-04-49551-0 14,000 Lit 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.
coll  
Il grande mondo laggiù. 34 Racconti 2002-01-00 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #273) 88-04-49997-4 €7.80 434
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.
coll  
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury HarperVoyager 978-0-00-728047-6 £16.99 xx+
956
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Ray Bradbury Gift Set 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-84863-007-9 £100.00 ix+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Joseph Mugnaini , James Hannah  
The Ray Bradbury Gift Set 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-84863-007-9 £375.00 ix+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Joseph Mugnaini , James Hannah  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 2010-04-06 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf (Everyman's Library #326) 978-0-307-26905-8 $32.00 xliii+
1059
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Stories of Ray Bradbury: A Critical Edition: Volume I: 1938-1943 2011-04-00 Ray Bradbury Kent State University Press 978-1-60635-071-3 $65.00 xlvi+
498
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 2012-06-28 Ray Bradbury Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-749768-3 £1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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