Title: Will You Wait?

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Title: Will You Wait? Title Record # 69747
Author: Alfred Bester
Date: 1959-03-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Synopsis: Current office procedures trip up a man wishing to sell his soul to the Devil.
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Current Tags: only Earth (1), only humans (1), satire (1), bureaucracy (1), selling your soul (1), first person point of view (1), contemporary (1) Add Tags

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Translations
Year Language Title
1959 French M. Belzébuth est en conférence
1965 Italian Le dispiace aspettare un momento?
1977 Dutch Heeft U een Ogenblikje?
1986 French Ne quittez pas

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1959 1959-03-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Mercury Press, Inc.   $0.40 132 digest mag Emsh Checkmark
Fiction, #67 1959-06-00 ed. Alain Dorémieux OPTA   F140.00 148 digest mag Jio Berk Checkmark
The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK], Vol. 1, No. 1 1959-12-00 ed. Editors of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction [UK] Atlas Publishing and Distribution Co. Ltd   2/- 132 digest mag Emsh Checkmark
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1960-12-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Doubleday   $4.50 406 hc anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1961-03-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Doubleday / SFBC   $1.20 406 hc anth Mel Hunter Checkmark
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1962-01-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Dell #X12 $0.75 416 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1962-01-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Dell #X12 C$0.75 416 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1962-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Gollancz   21/- 402 hc anth  
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1963-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Gollancz   15/6 402 hc anth  
The Dark Side of the Earth 1964-05-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library #D2474 $0.50 160 pb coll Checkmark
The Dark Side of the Earth 1964-05-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library of Canada #D2474 C$0.50 160 pb coll  
A Decade of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1964-00-00 ed. Robert P. Mills Corgi #FS7028 5/- 319 pb anth Checkmark
Urania #383 1965-05-09 ed. Carlo Fruttero, Franco Lucentini Arnoldo Mondadori Editore #383 200 Lit 160 digest mag Karel Thole Checkmark
An Alfred Bester Omnibus 1967-00-00 Alfred Bester Sidgwick & Jackson #102199 30/- 710 hc omni  
The Dark Side of the Earth 1969-11-00 Alfred Bester Pan Books 0-330-02393-4 £0.25 171 pb coll W. F. Phillipps Checkmark
The Dark Side of the Earth 1970-10-00 Alfred Bester Signet / New American Library of Canada #T4402 C$0.75 160 pb coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
The Golden Road 1974-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-21554-X $8.95 447 hc anth Joel Avirom Checkmark
The Golden Road 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz 0-575-01900-X £3.00 342 hc anth Checkmark
The Dark Side of the Earth 1977-00-00 Alfred Bester Pan Books 0-330-02393-4 £0.60 171 pb coll Gino D'Achille Checkmark
Verrukkelijk Fahrenheit 1977-00-00 Alfred Bester Meulenhoff (M=SF #123) 90-290-0516-5   349 pb coll Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Future in Question 1980-02-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24266-8 $2.50 381 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury 1981-03-00 ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33635-9 $6.98 786 hc anth Don Dixon Checkmark
The Best Fantasy Stories from the Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction 1985-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Octopus Books 0-7064-2568-5 $9.98 792+
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hc anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
Le livre d'or de la Science-Fiction : Alfred Bester 1986-04-28 Alfred Bester Presses Pocket (Presses Pocket - Science Fiction #5234) 2-266-01736-5   312 pb coll Marcel Laverdet Checkmark
Great Tales of Fantasy and Science Fiction 1991-00-00 ed. Edward L. Ferman Chancellor Press 1-85152-145-3 $12.95 543 hc anth Alan Baker Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1997-11-00 Alfred Bester Vintage Books 0-679-76783-5 $14.00 xiii +
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tp coll Evan Gaffney Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1997-11-00 Alfred Bester Topeka Bindery 1-4177-1932-X $17.92   hc coll  
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester 1998-08-00 Alfred Bester Vintage Books / SFBC 1-56865-805-2 $10.98 366 hc coll  
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury 2006-03-07 ed. Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9 $11.99 786 hc anth  
The Dark Side of the Earth date unknown Alfred Bester Signet #T4402 $0.75 160 pb coll Bob Pepper Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Vintage Books 0-679-76783-5 $14.00 xiii +
366
tp coll Evan Gaffney Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-33635-9 $6.98 786 hc anth Don Dixon Checkmark
Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Treasury date unknown ed. Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov, Joseph Olander Gramercy Books 0-517-33635-9 $11.99 786 hc anth Checkmark
The Future in Question date unknown ed. Joseph Olander, Martin Greenberg, Isaac Asimov Fawcett Crest 0-449-24266-8 $2.50 381 pb anth Richard Powers Checkmark
Virtual Unrealities: The Short Fiction of Alfred Bester date unknown Alfred Bester Vintage Books 978-0-679-76783-1 $16.95 xiii+
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tp coll Evan Gaffney Checkmark
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