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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: Can also be found in Pall Mall Magazine Vol 3 No. 14 1894. 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 ID 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
A Century of Thrillers: Second Series 1935-00-00 ed. uncredited Daily Express Publications     896
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Best Ghost Stories 1945-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber   9/6 360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Margaret Wolpe  
The Complete Short Stories of Guy de Maupassant 1955-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Hanover House     xvii+
1339
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Best Ghost Stories 1957-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber   15s. 360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Margaret Wolpe Checkmark
Best Ghost Stories 1960-00-00 ed. Anne Ridler Faber and Faber (Faber Paper Covered Editions)   6/6 360
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  
Stories Strange and Sinister 1965-00-00 ed. Laurette Pizer Panther 1960 3/6 173
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  
A Treasury of Great Ghost Stories 1965-00-00 ed. Ira Peck Popular Library SP397 $0.50 256
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 Checkmark
The Hell of Mirrors 1965-12-00 ed. Peter Haining Four Square Books 1423 3/6 189
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 Checkmark
European Tales of Terror 1968-12-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana (Fontana Tales of Terror) 1852 5/- 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.
anth  
European Tales of Terror 1970-00-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana (Fontana Tales of Terror)   0.25 222
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.
anth  
Ghostly by Gaslight 1971-02-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz, Alden H. Norton Pyramid Books T2416 $0.75 223
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 Checkmark
Ghostly by Gaslight 1973-09-00 ed. Sam Moskowitz, Alden H. Norton Pyramid Books   $0.95 223
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 Checkmark
European Tales of Terror 1975-00-00 ed. J. J. Strating Fontana (Fontana Tales of Terror) 0-00-611852-6   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.
anth Justin Todd  
Tales of Supernatural Terror 1977-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Pan Books 0-330-23397-1 0.50 xi+
160
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 Josh Kirby Checkmark
Horrors, Horrors, Horrors 1978-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-531-02211-0 3.95 xiii+
177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ginger Giles  
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1979-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1387-3   704
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books / Marks and Spencer 0-904230-99-6   704
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1984-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X 4.95 607
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 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1987-10-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Penguin Books 0-14-006799-X 5.95 607
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  
The Book of Fantasy 1988-00-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Viking 0-670-82393-7 $19.95 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Book of Fantasy 1988-11-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Xanadu 0-947761-44-6 384
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Dark Side of Guy de Maupassant 1989-00-00 Guy de Maupassant Xanadu 0-947761-97-7 10.99 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Book of Fantasy 1989-06-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Viking / QPBC   $9.95 384
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  
The Dark Side of Guy de Maupassant 1989-06-00 Guy de Maupassant Carroll & Graf 0-88184-459-4 $18.95 xvi+
252
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Luigi Loir Checkmark
The Book of Fantasy 1990-08-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Black Swan 0-552-99401-4 5.99 523
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 Stephen Player  
The Book of Fantasy 1990-09-00 ed. Jorge Luis Borges, A. Bioy Casares, Silvina Ocampo Carroll & Graf 0-88184-656-2 $10.95 384
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  
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories 1991-00-00 ed. J. A. Cuddon Bloomsbury 1-870630-94-7 4.99 607
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Vampires & Other Horrors 1992-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 1-85152-235-2 4.99 541
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Thrillers: A Classic Collection 1994-10-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-159-1 5.99 612
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
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?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 Tony Johannot  
Thrillers 1996-00-00 ed. uncredited Leopard 1-85891-316-0   4+
612
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 Checkmark
The Dark Side 1997-04-00 Guy de Maupassant Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0419-5 $10.95 xvi+
252
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 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?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 Jennifer Dickson  
Great Vampire Stories 2002-00-00 ed. uncredited Chancellor Press 0-7537-0570-2 6.99 538
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 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?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Tales of Terror 2008-12-11 Guy de Maupassant Tartarus Press 978-1-905784-12-7 32.50 xiv+
283
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Horrors, Horrors, Horrors date unknown ed. Helen Hoke Franklin Watts 0-531-02211-0   177
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Ginger Giles Checkmark
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