Title: Who Knows?

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Title: Who Knows? Title Record # 79954
Author: Guy de Maupassant
Date: 1910-00-00
Variant Title of: Qui sait ? (by Guy de Maupassant ) [may list more publications, awards, reviews, votes and covers]
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
Note: This record combines multiple translations: an uncredited one revised by Dora Knowlton Ranous (1910); one by Storm Jameson (1926); and possibly others.
Synopsis: A French introvert builds and furnishes a house to his pleasure, but one day he witnesses all his belongings fleeing his house and escaping. Then one day in an antique shop in Rouen he finds them all; but by the time the police investigate, they have all absconded, and returned to his home.
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Current Tags: fantasy (2), ghosts (2), France (1), introversion (1), contemporary (1), first person point of view (1), animated objects (1), madness (1)

Publications

Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Strong as Death, Useless Beauty, Who Knows? and Other Stories 1910-00-00 Guy de Maupassant P. F. Collier & Son (The Miromesnil Edition of Guy de Maupassant #7)     [382] hc? coll Checkmark
Useless Beauty and Other Stories 1926-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Alfred A. Knopf (The Collected Novels and Stories of Guy de Maupassant #16)       hc? coll  
A Century of Thrillers: Second Series 1935-00-00 ed. uncredited Daily Express Publications     896 hc? anth  
Best Ghost Stories 1945-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber   9/6 360 hc? anth Margaret Wolpe  
The Complete Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant 1955-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Hanover House     xvii+
1339
hc? coll  
Best Ghost Stories 1957-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber   15s. 360 hc? anth Margaret Wolpe Checkmark
Best Ghost Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions)   6/6 360 tp? anth  
Stories Strange and Sinister 1965-00-00 ed. Laurette Pizer Panther #1960 3/6 173 pb? anth  
A Treasury of Great Ghost Stories 1965-00-00 ed. Ira Peck Popular Library #SP397 $0.50 256 pb? anth Checkmark
The Hell of Mirrors 1965-12-00 ed. Peter Haining Four Square Books #1423 3/6 189 pb? anth Checkmark
European Tales of Terror 1968-12-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana #1852 5/- 222 pb? anth  
European Tales of Terror 1970-00-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana   0.25 222 pb? anth  
Ghostly by Gaslight 1971-02-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz, Alden H. Norton Pyramid Books #T2416 $0.75 223 pb? anth Checkmark
Ghostly by Gaslight 1973-09-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz, Alden H. Norton Pyramid Books   $0.95 223 pb? anth Checkmark
European Tales of Terror 1975-00-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana 0-00-611852-6   222 pb? anth Justin Todd  
Tales of Supernatural Terror 1977-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Pan Books 0-330-23397-1 0.50 xi+
160
pb? coll Josh Kirby Checkmark
Horrors, Horrors, Horrors 1978-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-531-02211-0 3.95 xiii+
177
hc? anth Ginger Giles  
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1979-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1387-3   704 hc? anth  
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books / Marks and Spencer 0-904230-99-6   704 hc? anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1984-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X 4.95 607 tp? anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1985-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Viking UK 0-670-81034-7 10.95 607 hc? anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X 5.95 607 tp? anth  
The Book of Fantasy 1988-00-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, Silvina Ocampo, A. Bioy Casares Viking 0-670-82393-7 $19.95 384 hc? anth Checkmark
The Book of Fantasy 1988-11-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, Silvina Ocampo, A. Bioy Casares Xanadu 0-947761-44-6 384 hc? anth  
The Dark Side of Guy de Maupassant 1989-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Xanadu 0-947761-97-7 10.99 320 hc? coll Checkmark
The Book of Fantasy 1989-06-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, Silvina Ocampo, A. Bioy Casares Viking / QPBC   $9.95 384 tp? anth  
The Dark Side of Guy de Maupassant 1989-06-00 Guy de Maupassant Carroll & Graf 0-88184-459-4 $18.95 xvi+
252
hc? coll Luigi Loir Checkmark
The Book of Fantasy 1990-08-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, Silvina Ocampo, A. Bioy Casares Black Swan 0-552-99401-4 5.99 523 tp? anth Stephen Player  
The Book of Fantasy 1990-09-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, Silvina Ocampo, A. Bioy Casares Carroll & Graf 0-88184-656-2 $10.95 384 tp? anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-870630-94-7 4.99 607 hc? anth  
Great Vampires and Other Horrors 1992-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-235-2 4.99 541 hc? anth  
Thrillers: A Classic Collection 1994-10-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-159-1 5.99 612 hc? anth  
Demons of the Night: Tales of the Fantastic, Madness, and the Supernatural from Nineteenth-Century France 1995-04-00 ed. Joan C. Kessler University of Chicago Press 0-226-43208-4 $14.95 li+
347
tp? anth Tony Johannot  
Thrillers 1996-00-00 ed. uncredited Leopard 1-85891-316-0   4+
612
tp? anth Checkmark
The Dark Side 1997-04-00 Guy de Maupassant Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0419-5 $10.95 xvi+
252
tp? coll Maurice de Vlaminck  
Who Knows? and, Was It a Dream? 1998-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Books of Wonder (Classic Frights) 0-929605-80-2 $5.95 56 tp? coll Jennifer Dickson  
Great Vampire Stories 2002-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 0-7537-0570-2 6.99 538 tp? anth Checkmark
H. P. Lovecraft's Book of the Supernatural: Classic Tales of the Macabre 2007-06-25 ed. Stephen Jones Fall River Press 978-0-7607-9123-3   xxvi+
354
hc? anth Checkmark
Tales of Terror 2008-12-11 Guy de Maupassant Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-12-7 32.50 xiv+
283
hc? coll  
Horrors, Horrors, Horrors date unknown ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-531-02211-0   177 hc? anth Ginger Giles Checkmark
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