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Title: Ask a Foolish Question Title Record # 58542
Author: Robert Sheckley
Date: 1953-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
User Rating: 8.00 (1 vote) Your vote: Not cast VOTE
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1962 Italian Formulate una domanda
1963Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Der Beantworter
1964 Spanish Haga una pregunta estúpida
1964Italian translation by Maria Luisa Bonfanti.
Italian Oracolo
1969 Dutch Stel Eens een Domme Vraag!
1976• Translated by Gavrilo Vučković
Serbian Pitaj šta ti drago [as by Robert Šekli]
1977Translated by Edith Zilli and Norma B. de López.
Spanish Preguntas ingenuas
1977Translated by France-Marie Watkins
French A question idiote
1984Translated by Vesna Mahečić
Croatian Pitaj bez veze
1989
  • Translated by Gavrilo Vučković
Serbian Pitaj tek da pitaš [as by Robert Šekli]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Science Fiction Stories, #1 1953 1953-06-00 ed. Robert W. Lowndes Columbia Publications, Inc.   $0.35 132
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 Alex Schomburg Checkmark
Citizen in Space 1955-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books 126 $0.35 200
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
Citizen in Space 1955-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books H-126   200
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers  
Galassia #19 1962-07-15 ed. Roberta Rambelli Casa Editrice La Tribuna 19 150 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 L. Galluppi Checkmark
Citizen in Space 1962-10-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books F648 $0.50 200
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
Citizen in Space 1962-10-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Books F648 C$0.50 200
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
Utopia mit kleinen Fehlern 1963-00-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #46) Z 46 DM 5.00 189
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 Eyke Volkmer Checkmark
Utopia mit kleinen Fehlern 1963-00-00 Robert Sheckley Goldmann (Goldmanns Zukunftsromane #46) Z 46 DM 7.80 189
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Eyke Volkmer  
6 and the Silent Scream 1963-05-00 ed. Ivan Howard Belmont Books L92-564 $0.50 173
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 Robert Maguire Checkmark
6 and the Silent Scream 1964-00-00 ed. Ivan Howard Consul Books 1298 2/6 206
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  
Antología de novelas de anticipación: Tercera selección 1964-00-00 ed. Ana Ma. Perales Acervo (Antología de novelas de anticipación #3)     436+
[12]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Urania #363 1964-12-20 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 363 300 Lit 256
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
Citizen in Space 1968-03-00 Robert Sheckley Ballantine Bal-Hi U2862 $0.50 [6]+
200
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
Stel Eens een Domme Vraag! 1969-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bruna (Zwarte Beertjes #1269) 1269 ƒ2.75 191
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 Dick Bruna Checkmark
Citizen in Space 1969-06-00 Robert Sheckley New English Library 0-450-00230-6 / 2462 6/- 191
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 Ronald Ferns Checkmark
The Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1973-10-00 Robert Sheckley Gollancz 0-575-01677-9   320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1975-00-00 Robert Sheckley Penguin Books 0-14-003982-1 £0.80 392
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 David Pelham Checkmark
Andromeda almanah naučne fantastike sf1?Andromeda almanah naucne fantastike sf1
Andromeda almanah nauchne fantastike sf1
1976-00-00
Gavrilo Vučković?Gavrilo Vutchkovich
Gavrilo Vuckovic
BIGZ (
Andromeda almanah naučne fantastike?Andromeda almanah naucne fantastike
Andromeda almanah nauchne fantastike
#1)
    XI +
407
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.
omni Checkmark
Ciudadano del espacio 1977-00-00 Robert Sheckley Edhasa (Nebulae (2ª época) #11) 84-350-0154-7   195
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  
Univers 08 1977-02-21 ed. Yves Frémion J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #732)     191
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 Jean Solé Checkmark
Citizen in Space 1978-12-00 Robert Sheckley Ace Books 0-441-10595-5 $1.95 264
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
Urania #880 1981-03-22 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore 880 1,200 Lit 204
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 Robert Sheckley Omnibus 1984-00-00 Robert Sheckley Penguin Books 0-14-003982-1 £2.50 392
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 Adrian Chesterman  
Sirius, #101 1984-11-05 ed.
Borivoj Jurković?Borivoj Jurkovic
Borivoj Jurkovich
Vjesnik   60 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 Angus McKie Checkmark
Das große Robert Sheckley Buch 1985-00-00 Robert Sheckley Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Lübbe Science Fiction Special #24070) 3-404-24070-7 DM 10.00 714+
[1]
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 Tim White Checkmark
Sf galaksija 1989-00-00 ed.
Zoran Živković?Zoran Zivkovic
Prosveta (Kentaur #93) 86-07-00457-3   303
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
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing     331
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley 1991-09-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing   $150.00 5 Vol.
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of Robert Sheckley: Book One 1992-07-00 Robert Sheckley Pulphouse Publishing 1-56146-420-1 $12.95 331
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  
Ask a Foolish Question 2010-10-11 Robert Sheckley Project Gutenberg 33854    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Short Science Fiction Collection 042 2010-11-28 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Short Science Fiction Collection 046 2012-08-16 ed. LibriVox LibriVox      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Citizen in Space 2014-11-27 Robert Sheckley Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-0760-8 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
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