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Title: Caterpillars Title Record # 91796
Author: E. F. Benson
Date: 1912-00-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Webpages: librivox.org
Language: English
Synopsis: A visitor to an Italian villa sees strange malevolent creatures which seem to be stalking the owner.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1912 The Caterpillars
2017 Caterpillars [as by Edward Frederic Benson]
Year Language Title
1965Translated by Michel Deutsch
French Les chenilles
1974Translated by Monika Hahn
German Raupen
1978Translated by Jacques Finné
French Les chenilles
1994 Finnish Toukat

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Room in the Tower and Other Stories 1912-00-00 E. F. Benson Mills & Boon   6/- 338
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Room in the Tower and Other Stories 1914-00-00 E. F. Benson Mills & Boon   1/- 296
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Room in the Tower and Other Stories 1929-00-00 E. F. Benson Knopf (UK)   5/- 320
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
They Walk Again: An Anthology of Ghost Stories 1931-04-00 ed. Colin de la Mare Faber and Faber   7/6 469
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Ghost Book; or, They Walk Again 1932-09-00 ed. Colin de la Mare Faber and Faber   3/6 469
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1944-00-00 ed. Herbert A. Wise, Phyllis Fraser Modern Library G72 $2.95 xix+
1080
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Strange and Fantastic Stories: Fifty Tales of Terror, Horror, and Fantasy 1946-00-00 ed. Joseph A. Margolies Whittlesey House   $3.75 x+
762
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth George Salter Checkmark
Terror at Night 1947-00-00 ed. Herbert Williams Avon Book Co. 110 $0.25 194
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 George Mayers Checkmark
Famous Fantastic Mysteries, June 1947 1947-06-00 ed. Mary Gnaedinger All-Fiction Field, Inc.   $0.25 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Ghosts and Things 1962-00-00 ed. Hal Cantor Berkley Medallion F666 $0.50 160
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.
anth Richard Powers Checkmark
More Horror Stories 1962-00-00 ed. Elizabeth Lee Paul Elek (Elek Bestseller Library)   3/6 222
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  
Monster Festival 1965-00-00 ed. Eric Protter Vanguard Press   $4.95 286
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Gorey Checkmark
The Second Arrow Book Of Horror Stories 1965-00-00 ed. uncredited Arrow Books 800 3/6 221
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
Histoires de terreur 1965-05-00 ed. Roland Stragliati OPTA (Fiction Spécial #7)   F6.00 248
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".
anth Checkmark
Mind at Bay 1969-00-00 ed. Christopher Evans (I) Panther 0-586-02902-8 5/- 186
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  
John Edgell's Ghosts 1970-00-00 ed. John Edgell Wayland 0-85340-020-2 35/- 316
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1971-00-00 ed. Herbert A. Wise, Phyllis Fraser Hammond, Hammond & Co. 0-242-78551-4   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Stein Checkmark
The Horror Horn and Other Stories: The Best Horror Stories of E. F. Benson 1974-00-00 E. F. Benson Panther 0-586-04096-X £0.40 205
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 Bruce Pennington Checkmark
Die Angst hat tausend Namen 1974-04-30 ed. Christopher Evans (I) Pabel (Vampir Taschenbuch #8) VTB08 DM 2.80 143
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 Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Thirteen Famous Ghost Stories 1977-00-00 ed. Peter Underwood J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library) 0-460-01749-7 £0.75 203
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 Daniel Wiles Checkmark
Thirteen Famous Ghost Stories 1977-00-00 ed. Peter Underwood J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library) 0-460-00749-1   203
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1977-00-00 ed. Herbert A. Wise, Phyllis Fraser Book Club Associates CN 4361   832
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
La chambre dans la tour 1978-00-00 E. F. Benson Librairie des Champs-Élysées (Le Masque - Fantastique (2ème série) #7) 2-7024-0728-5   249
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 Tibor Csernus Checkmark
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror 1979-06-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53752-4 $14.95 xvi+
473
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Virgil Finlay Checkmark
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror 1979-06-00 ed. Leonard Wolf Clarkson N. Potter 0-517-53635-8 $8.95 xvi+
473
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 Checkmark
The Dracula Book of Great Horror Stories 1981-00-00 ed. Leslie Shepard Citadel Press 0-8065-0765-9 $6.95 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-86273-045-7 £4.95 670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1982-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books / Marks and Spencer 0-86273-045-7   670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Steve Crisp Checkmark
The Dracula Book of Great Horror Stories 1983-00-00 ed. Leslie Shepard Citadel Press 0-8065-0859-0 $6.95 288
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  
65 Great Spine Chillers 1985-00-00 ed. Mary Danby Octopus Books 0-7064-1848-4 $8.95 670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Tale of the Empty House and Other Ghost Stories 1986-11-00 E. F. Benson Black Swan 0-552-99222-4 £3.95 xi+
232
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 Julek Heller Checkmark
Tales of the Dark #3 1988-02-00 ed. Lincoln Child St. Martin's Press 0-312-90539-4 $3.50 179
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 Dracula Book of Great Horror Stories 1991-11-00 ed. Leslie Shepard Carol Paperbacks / Carol Publishing Group 0-8216-2505-5 $4.50 288
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 Es Rouya  
The Dracula Book of Great Horror Stories 1992-07-00 ed. Leslie Shepard Robert Hale 0-7090-4843-2 £14.95 288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Helen Hale  
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1992-11-00 E. F. Benson Robinson 1-85487-110-2 £7.99 xvii+
624
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 Checkmark
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1992-12-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 0-88184-857-3 $10.95 xvi+
624
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  
Great Ghost Stories 1993-04-00 ed. uncredited Troll Associates (Watermill Classic) 0-8167-0468-6 $3.95 91
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 Mia Tavonatti  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-00-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $25.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Englantilaiset aaveet 1994-00-00 ed. Markku Sadelehto Werner Söderström Osakeyhtiö (FAN) 951-0-19413-1   502
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 Jukka Murtosaari Checkmark
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories 1994-08-00 ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-511-X $7.98 xx+
585
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kevin McGuinness  
Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. uncredited Bracken Books 1-85891-137-0 £5.99 611
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 1994-10-00 ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $21.00 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Fuseli Checkmark
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories 1995-07-00 ed. Robert Weinberg, Stefan Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg Barnes & Noble Books 1-56619-919-0 $4.98 xx+
585
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 Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1996-00-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 0-7867-0365-2 $12.95 xvii+
624
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 Kathleen M. Lynch , Barnaby Hall Checkmark
The Collected Ghost Stories of E. F. Benson 1996-11-00 E. F. Benson Carroll & Graf 1-85487-110-2 $12.95 xvi+
624
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  
The Terror by Night 1998-09-00 E. F. Benson Ash-Tree Press 1-899562-55-9 $49.95 xviii+
161
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Douglas Walters  
Horror Story Collection 003 2008-01-23 ed. LibriVox LibriVox   $0.00  
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
anth  
Tainted: Tales of Terror and the Supernatural 2008-10-08 ed. Aaron Polson Strange Publications 978-0-9820266-0-1 $9.95 180
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  
Invertebrata Enigmatica: Giant Spiders, Dangerous Insects, and Other Strange Invertebrates in Classic Science Fiction and Fantasy 2008-12-00 ed. Chad Arment Coachwhip Publications 978-1-930585-65-2 $14.95 396
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 Century's Best Horror Fiction 1901-1950 2012-01-31 ed. John Pelan Cemetery Dance Publications 978-1-58767-080-0 $75.00 706
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan M. Clark Checkmark
Collected Works of E. F. Benson 2012-09-15 E. F. Benson Benediction Classics 978-1-78139-290-4 $49.99 994
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
The E. F. Benson Megapack 2013-03-13 E. F. Benson Wildside Press (Megapack) 978-1-4344-4699-2 $0.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Ghost Stories 2016-10-06 E. F. Benson Vintage (UK) (Vintage Classics) 978-1-78487-190-1 £16.99 xi+
174
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  
Ghost Stories 2016-10-06 E. F. Benson Vintage Digital 978-1-4735-4634-9    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Supernatural Horror Short Stories 2017-08-29 ed. Laura Bulbeck Flame Tree Publishing (Gothic Fantasy) 978-1-78664-182-3 $30.00 478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Classic Horror Collection 2017-11-30 ed. uncredited Arcturus Publishing 978-1-78888-263-7 $6.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth  
The Classic Horror Collection 2018-03-15 ed. uncredited Arcturus Publishing 978-1-78828-401-1   928
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Classic Horror Collection 2018-05-01 ed. uncredited Sirius 978-1-78828-538-4 $19.99 928
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-679-60128-7 $25.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Henry Fuseli Checkmark
Great Tales of Terror and the Supernatural date unknown ed. Phyllis Cerf Wagner, Herbert Wise Modern Library 0-394-60446-6 $9.95 xix+
1034
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Sara Eisenmann Checkmark
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