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Title: The Snail Watcher Title Record # 869803
Author: Patricia Highsmith
Date: 1964-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1964 The Snail-Watcher
Year Language Title
1968Translated by Hans Wollschläger
German Der Schneckenfreund
1973Translated by Leni Sobez
German Der Schneckenzüchter
1975Translated by Alain Delahaye
French L'amateur d'escargots
1975 Italian L'uomo che guardava le lumache
1979Italian translation by Piero Anselmi.
Italian L'uomo che studiava le lumache
1995 French L'amateur d'escargots

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Gamma 3 1964-06-00 ed. Charles E. Fritch Star Press, Inc.   $0.50 130
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 Morris Scott Dollens Checkmark
The Seventh Pan Book of Horror Stories 1966-09-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books X555 3/6 239
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  
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1966-10-00 ed. Peter Haining Four Square Books 1634 5/- 320
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 Josh Kirby  
Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1968-00-00 ed. Edward Reavis Bärmeier & Nikel     324
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Heiner Hoier Checkmark
Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1971-07-00 ed. Edward Reavis dtv 3-423-00767-2 DM 4.80 256
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 Celestino Piatti Checkmark
Best Horror Stories 3 1972-00-00 ed. Alex Hamilton Faber and Faber 0-571-08969-0   236
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Lucifer Society: Macabre Tales by Great Modern Writers 1972-00-00 ed. Peter Haining Taplinger 0-8008-5042-4   256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1972-05-00 ed. Edward Reavis dtv 3-423-00767-2 DM 4.80 256
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 Celestino Piatti Checkmark
The Lucifer Society: Macabre Tales by Great Modern Writers 1972-06-00 ed. Peter Haining W. H. Allen 0-491-00881-3 £2.50 256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 0-450-01297-2 £0.40 320
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Beyond the Curtain of Dark 1972-11-00 ed. Peter Haining Pinnacle Books P138Z $1.25 380
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 Lucifer Society: Macabre Tales by Great Modern Writers 1973-08-00 ed. Peter Haining Signet / New American Library Y5568 $1.25 xx+
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 Don Ivan Punchatz Checkmark
Visionen des Grauens 1973-11-13 ed. Peter Haining Pabel (Vampir Taschenbuch #2) VTB02 DM 2.80 161
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Nine Strange Stories 1974-00-00 ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services TK4467   155
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 Joe Ciardiello  
A Shocking Thing 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books 0-671-77775-0 $0.95 245
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 Gerry McConnell Checkmark
A Shocking Thing 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Pocket Books 0-671-77775-0 C$0.95 245
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 Gerry McConnell Checkmark
Galassia #205 1975-01-01 ed. Gianni Montanari Casa Editrice La Tribuna 205 800 Lit. 144
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  
Nighttouch 1977-00-00 ed. Gerry Goldberg, Stephen Storoschuk, Fred Corbett St. Martin's Press 0-312-57348-0 $5.95 156
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 Virgil Finlay  
Détours dans les ténèbres 1977-02-00 ed. Peter Haining Casterman 2-203-22620-X   230
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Horror Stories 1978-00-00 ed. Bryan Newton Ward, Lock 0-7062-3670-X   128
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Horroriana 1979-10-00 ed. Gianni Montanari Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Biblioteca di Fantasy & Horror #2)   Lit 3,500 442
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 Karel Thole  
The Seventh Pan Book of Horror Stories 1980-00-00 ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10555-8 £1.00 239
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
65 Great Tales of Horror 1981-09-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1729-1   688
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Uncanny Tales of Unearthly and Unexpected Horrors 1983-00-00 ed. Helen Hoke Lodestar Books / Dutton 0-525-66919-1 $11.95 xiii+
126
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
13 x Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1985-12-00 ed. Edward Reavis Goldmann 3-442-06898-3 DM 7.80 279
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 Heiner Hoier Checkmark
Gänsehaut-Geschichten für sensible Leser / Frankenstein wie er mordet und lacht 1987-06-00 ed. Edward Reavis Goldmann 3-442-10154-9 DM 10.00 544
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 Heiner Hoier Checkmark
Masters of the Macabre: The Best of the 20th Century 1993-04-00 ed. Peter Haining Robert Hale 0-7090-5068-2 £7.99 256
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  
Le fantastique féminin d'Ann Radcliffe à Patricia Highsmith 1995-00-00 ed. Anne Richter Complexe (Bibliothèque Complexe) 2-87027-578-1    
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  
Favourite Scary Stories from Graveside Al 1996-00-00 ed. Alan Maitland Viking Canada 0-670-86863-9 C$29.99 xii+
302
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stephen Snider  
Nine Strange Stories date unknown ed. Betty M. Owen Scholastic Book Services TK2432   155
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  
The Seventh Pan Book of Horror Stories date unknown ed. Herbert van Thal Pan Books 0-330-10555-8 £ 239
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  
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