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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
1972Translated by Jacques Parsons
French Des serres dans la nuit
1975Translated by Ivain de León (also credited as Ivain Rodriguez)
Dutch Klauwen uit de Nacht
2004Translated by Joachim Körber
German Klauen der Nacht
2006 French Les serres de la nuit

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Suspense Magazine, Fall 1951 1951-00-00 ed. Theodore Irwin Farrell Publishing Corporation   $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  
Two Sought Adventure 1957-00-00 Fritz Leiber Gnome Press   $3.00 186
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Lionel Dillon Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1970-07-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 79150 $0.75 251
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1972-07-00 Fritz Leiber New English Library 0-450-00957-2 £0.35 207
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 livre de Lankhmar 1972-10-02 Fritz Leiber OPTA (OPTA - Aventures fantastiques #9)     489
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1973-11-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 79151 $0.95 251
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1974-06-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 79152 $1.25 251
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Zwaarden Tegen de Dood 1975-05-00 Fritz Leiber Meulenhoff (M=SF #90) 90-290-0140-2   255
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1976-07-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 79153 $1.50 251
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 Jeff 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1977-12-00 Fritz Leiber George Prior Publishers 0-86043-165-7 £4.95 251
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Wayne Barlowe Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1978-02-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79154-9 $1.75 251
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1979-00-00 Fritz Leiber Mayflower 0-583-13087-9 £0.85 222
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 Peter Elson Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1979-08-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79155-7 $1.95 251
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1981-03-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79156-5 $2.25 251
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 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?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 Andreas Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1982-09-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79157-3 $2.50 251
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1983-08-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79158-1 $2.75 251
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 Jeff Jones Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1984-00-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79190-5 $2.75  
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 Jeff Jones  
Epées et mort 1985-06-06 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5204) 2-266-01554-0   282
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1986-01-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79193-X $2.95 251
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 Jeff Jones  
Swords Against Death 1986-09-00 Fritz Leiber Grafton 0-583-13087-9 £2.50 222
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 Geoff Taylor Checkmark
Zwaarden Tegen de Dood 1987-04-00 Fritz Leiber Meulenhoff (M=SF #90) 90-290-2160-8   255
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 Ned Dameron Checkmark
The Three of Swords 1989-05-00 Fritz Leiber Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 14707 $7.98 xii+
496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Dean Morrissey Checkmark
Swords Against Death 1990-08-00 Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79193-X $3.95 251
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 Jeff Jones  
Epées et mort 1990-12-00 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5204) 2-266-04189-4   282
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 W. Siudmak Checkmark
Epées et mort 1992-12-00 Fritz Leiber Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5204) 2-266-04189-4   282
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 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?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 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?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 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?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 Chris Moore Checkmark
The Three of Swords 2002-11-00 Fritz Leiber Science Fiction Book Club 0-7394-3016-5 / 54003 $13.99 496
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Julie Bell  
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?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 Chris Moore Checkmark
In de Geest van Tolkien 2003-03-00 ed. Redactie Uitgeverij M Uitgeverij M 90-225-3508-8   284
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 Les Edwards Checkmark
Der unheilige Gral 2004-07-00 Fritz Leiber Edition Phantasia (Phantasia Paperback Fantasy #2001) 3-937897-00-3 €19.90 392
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 Lars Nestler  
Epées et mort 2006-01-00 Fritz Leiber Bragelonne 2-915549-55-9 €17.00 293
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 Sarry Long Checkmark
Swords Against Death 2007-08-00 Fritz Leiber Dark Horse Books 978-1-59582-076-1 $12.95 266
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 Heidi Fainza Checkmark
Lankhmar 2008-04-03 Fritz Leiber Gollancz 978-0-575-08274-8 £7.99 704
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  
Swords Against Death 2012-07-02 Fritz Leiber Gateway / Orion 978-0-575-12387-8 £2.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Swords Against Death 2014-04-01 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-1680-6 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Swords Against Death 2014-10-07 Fritz Leiber Open Road Integrated Media 978-1-4976-9993-9 $12.99 206
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  
Lankhmar: L'intégrale, tome 1 2015-06-17 Fritz Leiber Bragelonne 978-2-35294-869-8 €10.00 576
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 Pascal Casolari  
Swords Against Death 2018-04-03 Fritz Leiber Centipede Press 978-1-61347-176-0 $85.00 303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dominick Saponaro Checkmark
Swords Against Death 2018-04-03 Fritz Leiber Centipede Press 978-1-61347-176-0 $75.00 i+
304
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Dominick Saponaro Checkmark
Swords Against Death date unknown Fritz Leiber Ace Books 0-441-79156-5 $2.25 251
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 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?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 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?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 Chris Moore Checkmark
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