Title: Claws from the Night

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Title: Claws from the Night Title Record # 63241
Author: Fritz Leiber
Date: 1951-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser
Language: English
Note: First published as Dark Vengeance in Suspense Fall 1951; collected in Swords agains Death, title has been changed to Claws from the Night. Some online sources mention "Claws in the Night" but this seems unsubstantiated, mutually copied error, coming probably from one mention in Locus1 which however isn't elaborated by bibliographic details; there's nothing in Contento.
Synopsis: In Lankhmar, crow-like birds begin to steal jewels and gold, occasionally mutilating or killing the women who wear them. When one carries off a valuable piece which Fafhrd and Gray Mouser planned to steal, they follow it to an abandoned tower...
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1951 Dark Vengeance
1951 Dark Vengeance [as by Fritz Leiber, Jr.]
Year Language Title
1972 French Des serres dans la nuit
1975 Dutch Klauwen uit de Nacht
2006 French Les serres de la nuit

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Suspense Magazine, Fall 1951 1951-00-00 ed. Theodore Irwin Farrell Publishing Corporation   $0.35 132 digest mag  
Two Sought Adventure 1957-00-00 Fritz Leiber Gnome Press   $3.00 186 hc coll Lionel Dillon Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1970-07-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books #79150 $0.75 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1972-07-00 Fritz Leiber New English Library 0-450-00957-2 £0.35 207 pb coll Checkmark
Le livre de Lankhmar 1972-10-02 Fritz Leiber OPTA (OPTA - Aventures fantastiques #9)     489 hc coll Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1973-11-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books #79151 $0.95 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1974-06-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books #79152 $1.25 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Zwaarden Tegen de Dood 1975-00-00 Fritz Leiber Meulenhoff (M=SF #90) 90-290-0140-2   255 pb coll Peter Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1977-12-00 Fritz Leiber Gregg Press (The Saga of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser #2) 0-8398-2399-1 $8.50 251 hc coll Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1977-12-00 Fritz Leiber George Prior Publishers 0-86043-165-7 £4.95 251 hc coll Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1978-02-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79154-9 $1.75 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1979-08-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79155-7 $1.95 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1979-00-00 Fritz Leiber Mayflower 0-583-13087-9 £0.85 222 pb coll Peter Elson Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1981-03-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79156-5 $2.25 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Epées et mort 1982-06-00 Fritz Leiber Temps Futurs (Temps Futurs - Heroic Fantasy) 2-86607-014-3 F55.00 313 tp coll Andreas Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1982-09-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79157-3 $2.50 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1983-08-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79158-1 $2.75 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
Epées et mort 1985-06-06 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5204) 2-266-01554-0   282 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1986-09-00 Fritz Leiber Grafton 0-583-13087-9 £2.50 222 pb coll Geoff Taylor Checkmark
The Three of Swords 1989-05-00 Fritz Leiber Nelson Doubleday / SFBC #14707 $7.98 xii+
496
hc omni Dean Morrissey Checkmark
Epées et mort 1990-12-00 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5204) 2-266-04189-4   282 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Epées et mort 1992-12-00 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5204) 2-266-04189-4   282 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Ill Met in Lankhmar 1995-10-00 Fritz Leiber Borealis / White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-926-8 $19.99 xi+
337
hc omni Sherilyn Van Valkenburgh , Mike Mignola Checkmark
Epées et mort 1996-07-00 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5204) 2-266-04189-4   282 pb coll W. Siudmak Checkmark
Thieves' House: Tales of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, Volume 2 2001-01-00 Fritz Leiber White Wolf Publishing 1-56504-877-6 $6.50 279 tp coll Mike Mignola  
The First Book of Lankhmar 2001-06-00 Fritz Leiber Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #18) 1-85798-327-0 £8.99 762 tp omni Chris Moore Checkmark
In de Geest van Tolkien 2003-03-00 ed. Redactie Uitgeverij M Uitgeverij M 90-225-3508-8   284 tp anth Les Edwards Checkmark
The First Book of Lankhmar 2003-00-00 Fritz Leiber Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #18) 1-85798-327-0 £8.99 762 tp omni Chris Moore Checkmark
Epées et mort 2006-01-00 Fritz Leiber Bragelonne 2-915549-55-9 €17.00 293 tp coll Sarry Long Checkmark
Swords Against Death 2007-08-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Horse Books 978-1-59582-076-1 $12.95 266 tp coll Heidi Fainza Checkmark
Lankhmar 2008-04-03 Fritz Leiber Gollancz 978-0-575-08274-8 £7.99 704 tp omni  
Swords Against Death 2012-07-02 Fritz Leiber Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12387-8 £2.99   ebook coll  
Swords Against Death 2014-04-01 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-1680-6 $9.99   ebook coll  
Swords Against Death 2014-10-07 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-9993-9 $12.99 206 tp coll  
Lankhmar: L'intégrale, tome 1 2015-06-17 Fritz Leiber Bragelonne 978-2-35294-869-8 €10.00 576 tp omni Pascal Casolari  
Swords Against Death date unknown Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79156-5 $2.25 251 pb coll Jeff Jones Checkmark
The First Book of Lankhmar date unknown Fritz Leiber Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #18) 978-1-85798-327-2 £9.99 762 tp omni Chris Moore Checkmark
The First Book of Lankhmar date unknown Fritz Leiber Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #18) 978-1-85798-327-2 £9.99 762 tp omni Chris Moore Checkmark
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