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Title: The Dark King Title Record # 59842
Author: C. J. Cherryh
Date: 1977-11-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: First appearance in The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 3 (1977) edited by Lin Carter. (Source: Acknowledgments section of The Collected Short Fiction of C. J. Cherryh. Note that this acknowledgments says the copyright is 1982 by DAW and it's not clear if that's an error or if the story was revised as The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 3 was published in November 1977.)
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Translations
Year Language Title
1981Translated by Lore Straßl and Susi Grixa.
German Der dunkle König
1985Translated by Jürgen Langowski
German Der dunkle König
1989Translated by Dieter Küchen and Hendrik P. Linckens
German Der dunkle König
1994 Italian Il Re Nero

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 3 1977-11-00 ed. Lin Carter DAW Books (DAW Collectors #267) 0-87997-338-2 / UW1338 $1.50 237
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 3 1977-11-00 ed. Lin Carter DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-338-2 / UW1338 C$1.50 237
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Der dunkle König 1981-08-00 ed. Lin Carter Pabel (Terra Fantasy #88) TF88 DM 6.80 288
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 Boris Vallejo Checkmark
The John W. Campbell Awards, Volume 5 1984-01-00 ed. George R. R. Martin Bluejay Books 0-312-94252-4 $7.95 xviii+
238
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 Richard Powers  
Das digitale Dachau 1985-01-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4161) 3-453-31116-7 DM 9.80 442
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 Jobst Teltschik Checkmark
Glass and Amber 1987-02-00 C. J. Cherryh NESFA Press 0-915368-34-X   212
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw Checkmark
Glass and Amber 1987-02-00 C. J. Cherryh NESFA Press 0-915368-89-7   212
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Barclay Shaw  
Die besten Fantasy-Stories 1987-10-00 ed. Lin Carter Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3787) 3-8118-3787-7 DM 8.80 288
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Die Sterne sind weiblich 1989-02-00 ed. H. J. Alpers Moewig (Moewig Science Fiction #3874) 3-8118-3874-1 DM 12.80 208
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 Franz Politzer Checkmark
Fantasy Estate 1994. La legione degli eroi 1994-05-00 Giuseppe Lippi Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Fantasy Urania #73 (supplement))   9,000 Lit 351
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.
omni Oliviero Berni  
The Collected Short Fiction of C. J. Cherryh 2004-02-00 C. J. Cherryh DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1283) 0-7564-0217-4 $23.95 xi+
642
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of C. J. Cherryh 2005-02-00 C. J. Cherryh DAW Books (DAW Collectors #1283) 0-7564-0256-5 $15.95 xi+
642
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of C.J. Cherryh 2008-10-00 C. J. Cherryh DAW Books 978-0-7564-0526-7 $8.99 ix+
726
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
The Collected Short Fiction of C. J. Cherryh 2019-06-11 C. J. Cherryh DAW Books 978-0-7564-1556-3 $22.00 736
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 Michael Whelan  
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