Title: The Small Assassin

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Title: The Small Assassin Title Record # 58434
Author: Ray Bradbury
Date: 1946-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note: First published in Dime Mystery Magazine, November 1946.
Synopsis: A new mother develops a negative reaction to her infant.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1957 French Le petit assassin
1985 Finnish Pikku salamurhaaja
1985 German Baby
1986 Italian Il piccolo assassino
2000 Italian Il piccolo assassino
2001 Italian Il piccolo assassino

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Dime Mystery Magazine, November 1946 1946-11-00 ed. Rogers Terrill Popular Publications, Inc.   $0.15 102 pulp mag  
Dark Carnival 1947-00-00 Ray Bradbury Arkham House   $3.00 313 hc coll George Burrows Checkmark
Dark Carnival 1948-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hamish Hamilton   9/- 271 hc coll Michael Ayrton  
Children of Wonder: 21 Remarkable and Fantastic Tales 1953-03-19 ed. William Tenn Simon & Schuster   $2.95 xiv+
337
hc anth Paul Bacon Checkmark
Children of Wonder: 21 Remarkable and Fantastic Tales 1953-07-00 ed. William Tenn Simon & Schuster / SFBC     336 hc anth Paul Bacon Checkmark
Outsiders: Children of Wonder 1954-06-00 ed. William Tenn Permabooks #P291 $0.35 355 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
The October Country 1955-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books   $3.50 306 hc coll Joe Mugnaini  
The October Country 1956-04-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #F139 $0.50 276 pb coll Joe Mugnaini Checkmark
The October Country 1956-00-00 Ray Bradbury Hart-Davis   15/- 306 hc coll Joe Mugnaini  
Le pays d'octobre 1957-00-00 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20)   F500 268 pb coll  
In the Dead of Night 1961-02-00 ed. Michael Sissons Canterbury Press     191 hc anth  
In the Dead of Night 1961-00-00 ed. Michael Sissons Anthony Gibbs & Phillips   13/6 191 hc anth  
The October Country 1962-03-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #F580 $0.50 276 pb coll Joe Mugnaini Checkmark
In the Dead of Night 1962-04-00 ed. Michael Sissons Panther #1349 2/6 154+
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The Small Assassin 1962-00-00 Ray Bradbury Ace UK #H-521 2/6 144 pb coll Checkmark
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1963-10-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell #8466 $0.45 288 pb anth  
The October Country 1964-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #U2139 $0.50 276 pb coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The October Country 1964-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #U2139 C$0.50 276 pb coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1964-00-00 Ray Bradbury Four Square Books #1234 3/6 144 pb coll Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1965-08-00 Ray Bradbury Four Square Books #1234 3/6 144 pb coll Checkmark
The Vintage Bradbury 1965-09-00 Ray Bradbury Vintage Books     v+
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The Vintage Bradbury 1965-09-00 Ray Bradbury Vintage Books #V-294 $1.45 v+
329
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Best Tales of Terror 2 1965-12-00 ed. Edmund Crispin Faber and Faber   18/- 224 hc anth  
Shock! 1965-00-00 ed. M. C. Allen Popular Library #SP375 $0.50 144 pb anth Checkmark
A Chamber of Horrors 1965-00-00 ed. John Hadfield Little, Brown   $7.95 320 hc anth Checkmark
A Chamber of Horrors 1965-00-00 ed. John Hadfield Studio Vista   28/- 320 hc anth  
The Vintage Bradbury 1966-00-00 Ray Bradbury Vintage Books #V-294 $1.45 v+
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The October Country 1967-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #U2139 $0.50 276 pb coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1967-06-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell #8466 $0.50 288 pb anth Simpson Checkmark
A Chamber Of Horrors 1967-00-00 ed. John Hadfield Fontana #1484 5/6 285 pb anth  
A Chamber Of Horrors 1967-00-00 ed. John Hadfield Fontana   5/- 285 pb anth  
The October Country 1968-07-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #72138 $0.75 276 pb coll Checkmark
In the Dead of Night 1968-00-00 ed. Michael Sissons Panther #025847 3/6 155 pb anth  
The October Country 1969-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books #01637 $0.75 276 pb coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1970-12-00 Ray Bradbury New English Library 0-450-00649-2 £0.25 144 pb coll Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
The October Country 1971-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books     276 pb coll  
The October Country 1971-07-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02301-3 $0.95 276 pb coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
Young Demons 1972-04-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Avon #V2434 $0.75 160 pb anth Checkmark
Young Demons 1972-04-00 ed. Roger Elwood, Vic Ghidalia Avon #V2434 C$0.75 160 pb anth Checkmark
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1972-04-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell (Laurel-Leaf library) #8466 $0.60 288 pb anth  
The October Country 1972-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02760-4 $1.25 276 pb coll Checkmark
Nightfrights: An Anthology of Macabre Tales That Have Terrified Three Generations 1972-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Gollancz 0-575-01446-6   254 hc anth  
The October Country 1973-02-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-02760-4 $1.25 276 pb coll  
The Small Assassin 1973-05-00 Ray Bradbury New English Library 0-450-01562-9 £0.30 144 pb coll Richard Clifton-Dey Checkmark
The October Country 1973-06-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-22760-3 $1.25 276 pb coll Checkmark
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1973-10-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell Laurel-Leaf #8466 $0.75 288 pb anth Checkmark
Nightfrights: Occult Stories for All Ages 1973-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Taplinger 0-8008-5556-6 $6.50 254 hc anth Rus Anderson Checkmark
The October Country 1974-01-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-22760-3 $1.25 276 pb coll Checkmark
Tales of Terror and Suspense 1974-07-00 ed. Stewart H. Benedict Dell #8466 $0.95 288 pb anth Simpson Checkmark
The October Country 1975-09-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-24320-X $1.50 276 pb coll Checkmark
Nightfrights: An Anthology of Macabre Tales That Have Terrified Three Generations 1975-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Peacock Books / Penguin 0-14-047082-4 £0.80 301 pb anth David Smee Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1976-02-00 Ray Bradbury Panther 0-586-04228-8 £0.50 174 pb coll Checkmark
Le pays d'octobre 1977-07-05 Ray Bradbury France Loisirs 2-7242-0136-1   316 hc coll Benjamin Baltimore Checkmark
The October Country 1978-06-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-27501-2 $1.95 276 pb coll Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
Horror Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Bryan Newton Ward, Lock 0-7062-3670-X   128 hc anth  
Le pays d'octobre 1979-05-28 Ray Bradbury Denoël (Présence du Futur #20)     316 pb coll Stéphane Dumont Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1980-10-31 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
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The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1980-12-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
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The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1981-02-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $17.95 xx+
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The October Country 1981-03-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30045-9 $2.50 276 pb coll Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1981-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-246-11540-8 £12.50 xx+
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The October Country 1982-12-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-30045-9   276 pb coll Whistl'n Dixie Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1983-01-27 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-05485-5   720 pb coll  
A Memory of Murder 1984-02-00 Ray Bradbury Dell 0-440-15559-2 $2.95 192 pb coll Checkmark
The Small Assassin 1984-00-00 Ray Bradbury Panther / Granada 0-586-04228-8 £1.50 174 pb coll Checkmark
Gefährten der Nacht 1985-11-00 ed. H. J. Alpers Moewig (Moewig Phantastica #1821) 3-8118-1821-X DM 7.80 191 pb anth Franz Berthold Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Granada 0-586-05485-5 £3.95 715 pb coll Checkmark
Lokakuun maa 1985-00-00 Ray Bradbury Kirjayhtymä 951-26-2705-1   331 hc coll Piotr Tomaszewski Checkmark
Omicidi di annata 1986-05-02 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Oscar #1889) #28375-4 6,000 Lit 244 pb coll Ferenc Pintér  
The Small Assassin 1986-00-00 Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-04228-8 £2.50 174 pb coll Checkmark
The Stories of Ray Bradbury, Volume 1 1987-00-00 Ray Bradbury Grafton 0-586-05485-5 £3.95 715 pb coll Checkmark
The Vintage Bradbury 1990-07-00 Ray Bradbury Vintage Books 0-679-72946-1 $8.95 329 tp coll  
The Stories of Ray Bradbury 1990-10-00 Ray Bradbury Alfred A. Knopf 0-394-51335-5 $29.95 912 hc coll R. D. Scudellari Checkmark
The Horror Hall of Fame 1991-07-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-692-9 $21.95 416 hc anth Checkmark
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-01-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Carroll & Graf / SFBC #18773 $9.98 416 hc anth  
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-09-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Robert Hale 0-7090-4902-1 £14.95 416 hc anth Helen Hale  
The Horror Hall of Fame 1992-12-00 ed. Robert Silverberg, Martin H. Greenberg Carroll & Graf 0-88184-880-8 $12.95 416 tp anth  
Celui qui attend 1995-03-00 Ray Bradbury Librio (Librio #59) 2-277-30059-4 F10.00 95 tp coll Beb Deum Checkmark
Celui qui attend 1995-10-00 Ray Bradbury Librio (Librio #59) 2-277-30059-4 F10.00 95 tp coll Beb Deum Checkmark
The October Country 1996-10-00 Ray Bradbury Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-40785-7 $10.00 306 tp coll Janet Woolley  
The October Country 1996-10-00 Ray Bradbury Ballantine Books 0-345-32448-X $5.99 x+
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The October Country 1997-09-00 Ray Bradbury Gauntlet Press 1-887368-15-9 $65.00 234 hc coll Ray Bradbury  
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-03-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism 0-06-105215-9 $14.00 xii+
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The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1998-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg HarperPrism / SFBC 1-56865-858-3 $10.98 562 hc anth Carl Galian Checkmark
The October Country 1998-00-00 Ray Bradbury Earthlight 0-671-01791-8 £5.99 306 pb coll Checkmark
The October Country 1999-09-00 Ray Bradbury Avon Books 0-380-97387-1 $16.00 xii+
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Celui qui attend 1999-11-00 Ray Bradbury Librio (Librio #59) 2-277-30059-4 F10.00 95 tp coll Beb Deum Checkmark
Avventure nell'ignoto 2000-08-00 ed. Robert Silverberg Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Millemondi (quarterly) #26)   9,900 Lit 348 tp anth Pierluigi Longo  
Arkham's Masters of Horror: A 60th Anniversary Anthology Retrospective of the First 30 Years of Arkham House 2000-00-00 ed. Peter Ruber Arkham House 0-87054-177-3 $32.95 xi+
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Paese d'ottobre 2001-09-00 Ray Bradbury Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar #263) 88-04-49551-0 14,000 Lit 306 pb coll  
Dark Carnival 2001-00-00 Ray Bradbury Gauntlet Press 1-887368-50-7 $150.00 xxiii+
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Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury HarperVoyager 978-0-00-728047-6 £16.99 xx+
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The Ray Bradbury Gift Set 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-84863-007-9 £100.00 ix+
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The Ray Bradbury Gift Set 2008-12-00 Ray Bradbury PS Publishing 978-1-84863-007-9 £375.00 ix+
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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+
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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+
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Ray Bradbury Stories Volume 1 2012-06-28 Ray Bradbury Harper Voyager (UK) 978-0-00-749768-3 £1.99   ebook coll  
Psychos: Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane 2012-09-25 ed. John Skipp Black Dog & Leventhal 978-1-57912-914-9 $18.95 vi+
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The Vintage Bradbury date unknown Ray Bradbury Vintage Books 0-679-72946-1 $13.00 x+
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The Vintage Bradbury date unknown Ray Bradbury Vintage Books #V-294 $1.95 v+
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The Vintage Bradbury date unknown Ray Bradbury Vintage Books 0-394-74059-9 $2.95 v+
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