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Title: Hell Is the Absence of God Title Record # 100308
Author: Ted Chiang
Date: 2001-07-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: podcastle.org
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
2003Translated by 古沢嘉通 (Yoshimichi Furusawa).
Japanese
地獄とは神の不在なり?Jigoku towa Kami no Fuzai Nari
じごく とは かみ の ふざいなり
[as by ]
2003 Italian L'inferno è l'assenza di Dio
2004Translated by Luis G. Prado.
Spanish El infierno es la ausencia de Dios
2006Translated by Lia Belt
Dutch De hel is de afwezigheid van God
2006Translated by Pierre-Paul Durastanti
French
L'enfer, quand Dieu n'est pas présent?L'enfer, quand Dieu n'est pas present
2008Translated by Emanuel Huţanu
Romanian
Iadul e acolo unde nu există Dumnezeu?Iadul e acolo unde nu exista Dumnezeu
2011Translated by molosovsky (Alexander Müller)
German Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes
2016Translated by Edmundo Barreiros.
Portuguese O Inferno é a ausência de Deus

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Starlight 3 2001-07-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor 0-312-86780-8
$24.95?$: US dollar
350
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Edward Miller Checkmark
Starlight 3 2002-05-00 ed. Patrick Nielsen Hayden Tor 0-312-86779-4
$15.95?$: US dollar
350
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 Edward Miller Checkmark
Fantasy: The Best of 2001 2002-06-00 ed. Karen Haber, Robert Silverberg ibooks 0-7434-5247-X
$7.99?$: US dollar
viii+
424
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 Scott Grimando Checkmark
Hell Is the Absence of God 2002-07-00 Ted Chiang Fictionwise  
$0.88?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2002-07-00 Ted Chiang Tor 0-765-30418-X
$24.95?$: US dollar
333
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gregory Manchess Checkmark
Year's Best Fantasy 2 2002-07-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Eos / HarperCollins 0-380-81841-8
$7.99?$: US dollar
xiii+
492
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 Tim White Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2002-08-00 Ted Chiang St. Martin's Press 0-312-70716-9
$24.95?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Gregory Manchess  
Year's Best Fantasy 2 2002-08-00 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell Eos / HarperCollins / SFBC 0-7394-2844-6 / 52272
$10.99?$: US dollar
xi+
400
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Tim White Checkmark
S-Fマガジン 2003年3月号, #563?Esu-Efu Magajin 2003-nen 3-gatsu Gō, #563
Esu-Efu Magajin 2003-nen 3-gatsu Gou, #563
S-F Magajin 2003-nen 3-gatsu Gō, #563
S-F Magajin 2003-nen 3-gatsu Gou, #563
2003-03-00 ed.
Editors of S-Fマガジン?Editors of Esu-Efu Magajin
Editors of S-F Magajin
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
     
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.
mag  
I premi Hugo 2002 2003-04-00 ed. Gianfranco Viviani Editrice Nord (Cosmo Collana di Fantascienza #332) 88-429-1264-6
€12.50?€: Euro
160
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 Body Mortgage  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2003-07-00 Ted Chiang Orb 0-765-30419-8
$14.95?$: US dollar
333
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 Joe Curcio Checkmark
あなたの人生の物語?あなた の じんせい の ものがたり
Anata no Jinsei no Monogatari
2003-09-30
早川書房?Hayakawa Shobō
Hayakawa Shobo
はやかわしょぼう
ハヤカワショボウ
(
ハヤカワ文庫SF?Hayakawa Bunko SF
#1458)
4-15-011458-7
¥940?¥: Japanese yen
521+
[7]
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
岩郷重力?Iwagō Jūryoku
いわごう じゅうりょく
Iwagou Juhryoku
Iwagou Juuryoku
,
WONDERWORKZ。?Wonderworkz
Checkmark
Gigamesh, 36 2004-00-00 ed. Juan Manuel Santiago Gigamesh 84-96208-01-X   132
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.
mag Juan Miguel Aguilera  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2004-02-00 Ted Chiang Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 1-4050-4102-1
£10.99?£: UK pound
331
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 Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Nebula Awards Showcase 2004 2004-03-00 ed. Vonda N. McIntyre Roc / New American Library 0-451-45957-1
$14.95?$: US dollar
vi+
280
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 Ray Lundgren Checkmark
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Fantasy and Science Fiction 2004-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Voyager / HarperCollins (Australia) 0-7322-7872-4
A$32.95?A$: Australian dollar
xiii+
559+
[2]
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 Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy 2004-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-059426-8
$15.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
512+
[2]
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2005-01-00 Ted Chiang Tor / Pan Macmillan UK 0-330-42664-8
£6.99?£: UK pound
331
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 Shelley Eshkar  
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Fantasy and Science Fiction 2005-07-00 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Voyager / HarperCollins (Australia) 0-7322-7873-2
A$19.95?A$: Australian dollar
xvi+
677
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  
De Locus awards 2006-03-20 ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan De Boekerij 90-225-4398-6
€22.50?€: Euro
526
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  
La tour de Babylone 2006-04-21 Ted Chiang
Denoël?Denoel
(Lunes d'encre)
2-207-25456-9
€20.00?€: Euro
341
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 Manchu  
Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology 2006-06-00 ed. James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel Tachyon Publications 978-1-892391-35-3
$14.95?$: US dollar
xv+
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 Isabelle Rozenbaum Checkmark
Sci-Fi Magazin, februarie 2008 2008-02-00 ed.
George Lazăr?George Lazar
,
Cătălin Moraru?Catalin Moraru
Mediapress, Botoșani?Mediapress, Botosani
 
Lei 5?Lei: Romanian leu
78
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.
mag Simon Spoon , James Steidl  
Feeling Very Strange: The Slipstream Anthology 2008-05-22 ed. James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel Paw Prints 978-1-4352-8257-5
$23.95?$: US dollar
288
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
PodCastle, PC040 2009-02-06 ed. Rachel Swirsky Escape Artists, Inc.  
$0.00?$: US dollar
 
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
mag Checkmark
Year's Best Fantasy 2 2009-10-13 ed. Kathryn Cramer, David G. Hartwell HarperCollins e-books 978-0-06-175769-3
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Tim White  
La tour de Babylone 2010-04-02 Ted Chiang
Denoël?Denoel
(Folio SF #358)
978-2-07-040688-3   405
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 Manchu  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2010-10-01 Ted Chiang Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-72-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
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 Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2010-10-22 Ted Chiang Small Beer Press 978-1-931520-89-8
$9.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Shelley Eshkar  
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-06-00 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-3079-3
$49.99?$: US dollar
991
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  
Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes 2011-12-00 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-942396-12-7
€14.90?€: Euro
181
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 Shelley Eshkar Checkmark
Sense of Wonder: A Century of Science Fiction 2011-12-20 ed. Leigh Ronald Grossman Wildside Press 978-1-4344-4035-8
$39.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
anth Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2014-02-10 Ted Chiang Tantor Audio      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2015-05-21 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-4472-8923-4   338
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 Konstantin Inozemtsev , Getty Images  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2016-06-14 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-1-101-97212-0
$16.95?$: US dollar
281
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  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2016-06-14 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-1-101-97212-0
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
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  
Arrival 2016-11-01 Ted Chiang Vintage Books 978-0-525-43367-5
$16.00?$: US dollar
281
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 Shelley Eshkar  
Arrival 2016-11-01 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
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  
Arrival 2016-11-03 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-5117-1
£8.99?£: UK pound
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
História da sua vida e outros contos?Historia da sua vida e outros contos
2016-11-14 Ted Chiang Intrinseca 978-85-510-0078-6
R$69.90?R$: Brazilian real
368
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Checkmark
Arrival: Die Hölle ist die Abwesenheit Gottes 2017-07-24 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-946503-12-5
€18.00?€: Euro
224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Stories of Your Life and Others 2018-04-12 Ted Chiang Subterranean Press  
$125.00?$: US dollar
i+
351
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Jacob McMurray Checkmark
Stories of Your Life and Others 2020-06-11 Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5290-3943-6
£9.99?£: UK pound
338
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
Geteilt durch Null 2020-10-30 Ted Chiang Golkonda 978-3-96509-037-8
€24.00?€: Euro
360
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Arrival date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
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
Arrival date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-5098-3590-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
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
Stories of Your Life and Others date unknown Ted Chiang Picador 978-1-4472-8923-4
£8.99?£: UK pound
338
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 Konstantin Inozemtsev , Getty Images Checkmark
The Locus Awards: Thirty Years of the Best in Science Fiction and Fantasy date unknown ed. Charles N. Brown, Jonathan Strahan Eos / HarperCollins 0-06-059426-8
$15.95?$: US dollar
xiii+
514
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 Michael Whelan Checkmark
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