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Title: The Words of Guru Title Record # 189590
Author: C. M. Kornbluth
Date: 1941-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: short story
Language: English
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1941 The Words of Guru [as by Kenneth Falconer]
1941 The Words of Guru [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]
Year Language Title
1957Translated by Manuel van Loggem
Dutch De woorden van Guru
1974Translated by Tony Westermayr
German Die Worte des Guru
1980Translated by Manuel van Loggem
Dutch De woorden van Guru [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]
1981Translated by Eva Malsch
German Die Worte des Guru
1987Translated by Franz Rottensteiner
German Die Worte Gurus
1987 Italian La Parole Di Guru [as by Cyril M. Kornbluth]

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Stirring Science Stories, June 1941 1941-06-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Albing Publications  
$0.15?$: US dollar
128
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 Hannes Bok Checkmark
Uncanny Tales, May 1942 1942-05-00 ed. Melvin R. Colby Adam Publishing Company  
C$0.15?C$: Canadian dollar
96
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 G. M. Rae  
Avon Fantasy Reader, No. 5, 1947 1947-11-00 ed. Donald A. Wollheim Avon Book Co.  
$0.35?$: US dollar
132
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 Checkmark
Children of Wonder: 21 Remarkable and Fantastic Tales 1953-03-19 ed. William Tenn Simon & Schuster  
$2.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
337
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Bacon Checkmark
Children of Wonder: 21 Remarkable and Fantastic Tales 1953-07-00 ed. William Tenn Simon & Schuster / SFBC     xiv+
336
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Bacon Checkmark
Outsiders: Children of Wonder 1954-06-00 ed. William Tenn Permabooks P291
$0.35?$: US dollar
355
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
Verbinding met morgen 1957-00-00 ed. Manuel van Loggem De Bezige Bij (Schrik in Plastic #4)     198
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 Pim van Boxsel Checkmark
Verbinding met morgen 1957-00-00 ed. Manuel van Loggem De Bezige Bij (Schrik in Plastic #4)     198
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 Pim van Boxsel Checkmark
A Mile Beyond the Moon 1958-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Doubleday  
$2.95?$: US dollar
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Remy Charlip Checkmark
A Mile Beyond the Moon 1958-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Doubleday  
C$3.50?C$: Canadian dollar
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Remy Charlip  
A Mile Beyond the Moon 1959-02-00 C. M. Kornbluth Doubleday / SFBC  
$1.20?$: US dollar
239
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Remy Charlip Checkmark
A Mile Beyond the Moon 1962-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Macfadden Books 40-100
$0.40?$: US dollar
175
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
A Mile Beyond the Moon 1966-05-00 C. M. Kornbluth Macfadden Books 50-288
$0.50?$: US dollar
175
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
A Mile Beyond the Moon 1966-05-00 C. M. Kornbluth Macfadden Books 50-288
C$0.50?C$: Canadian dollar
175
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 Richard Powers Checkmark
A Mile Beyond the Moon 1972-12-00 C. M. Kornbluth Manor Books 75-483
$0.75?$: US dollar
175
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 Checkmark
Die Worte des Guru 1974-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Goldmann (Goldmann Science Fiction #0194) 3-442-23194-9
DM 4.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
159
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 F. Jürgen Rogner Checkmark
The Golden Road 1974-01-00 ed. Damon Knight Simon & Schuster 0-671-21554-X
$8.95?$: US dollar
447
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Joel Avirom Checkmark
The Golden Road 1974-11-00 ed. Damon Knight Gollancz (Gollancz SF Series (4)) 0-575-01900-X
£3.00?£: UK pound
342
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
A Mile Beyond the Moon 1976-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Manor Books 12395
$1.25?$: US dollar
175
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 Checkmark
The Fourth Mayflower Book of Black Magic Stories 1976-02-00 ed. Michel Parry Mayflower 0-583-12703-7
£0.50?£: UK pound
192
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 Les Edwards  
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1976-10-00 C. M. Kornbluth Nelson Doubleday / SFBC 3006
$2.49?$: US dollar
312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Gary Viskupic Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25461-9
$1.95?$: US dollar
xiv+
338
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-01-00 C. M. Kornbluth Ballantine Books (Ballantine's Classic Library of Science Fiction) 0-345-25461-9
C$1.95?C$: Canadian dollar
xiv+
338
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 Dean Ellis Checkmark
The Best Horror Stories 1977-09-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38244-3
£2.95?£: UK pound
751
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 1977-11-00 C. M. Kornbluth Taplinger 0-8008-0723-5
$9.95?$: US dollar
312
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rus Anderson Checkmark
Van Edgar Allan Poe tot Roald Dahl: De vijftig beste griezel-verhalen 1980-00-00 ed. Erik Lankester Publiboek / Baart 90-6513-012-8   514
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Kate Higgins Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 3, 1941 1980-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books (DAW Collectors #377) 0-87997-523-7 / UE1523
$2.25?$: US dollar
352
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
The Great Science Fiction Stories Volume 3, 1941 1980-03-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg DAW Books / New American Library of Canada 0-87997-523-7
C$2.50?C$: Canadian dollar
352
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 Jack Gaughan Checkmark
Die besten Stories von 1941 1981-02-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6713) 3-8118-6713-X
DM 7.80?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
334
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 Carl Lundgren Checkmark
Isaac Asimov Presents The Golden Years of Science Fiction: 2nd Series 1983-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-41367-1   723
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame 1983-10-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-521-2
$16.95?$: US dollar
431
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth E. T. Steadman Checkmark
The Best Horror Stories 1984-00-00 ed. uncredited Hamlyn 0-600-38244-3
£5.95?£: UK pound
751
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Der Gedankenwurm 1987-00-00 C. M. Kornbluth Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #195) 3-518-37934-8
DM 10.00?DM: German (Deutsche) mark
206
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 Tom Breuer Checkmark
Urania #1056 1987-08-30 ed. Gianni Montanari Mondadori 1056
Lit 3,500?Lit: Italian lira
160
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 Karel Thole  
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats 1988-06-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Robinson 0-948164-71-9
£4.95?£: UK pound
431
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 Christos Achilleos Checkmark
The Best Horror Stories (abridged) 1990-04-00 ed. uncredited Mallard Press 0-7924-5250-X
$7.98?$: US dollar
398
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Devil Worshipers 1990-05-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Charles G. Waugh DAW Books (DAW Collectors #817) 0-88677-420-9
$4.50?$: US dollar
348
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 Jim Warren Checkmark
Rivals of Weird Tales 1990-05-00 ed. Stefan R. Dziemianowicz, Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Weinberg Bonanza Books / Crown Publishers 0-517-69331-3
$9.99?$: US dollar
xx+
486
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth John Rosato Checkmark
The Mammoth Book of Fantasy All-Time Greats 1990-07-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Robinson 0-948164-71-9
£4.99?£: UK pound
431
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 Christos Achilleos  
The Best Horror Stories (abridged) 1990-09-00 ed. uncredited Ivy Leaf 0-86363-002-2
£3.99?£: UK pound
398
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-02-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 0-915368-60-9
$27.00?$: US dollar
xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-07-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 0-915368-60-9
$27.00?$: US dollar
xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 1997-08-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press / SFBC 17419
$14.98?$: US dollar
xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
Children of the Night 1999-11-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg Cumberland House Publishing 1-58182-037-2
$12.95?$: US dollar
224
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  
Great Fantasy 2004-00-00 ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg W. H. Smith 1-84529-106-9
£4.99?£: UK pound
431
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 Julek Heller Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 2009-12-00 C. M. Kornbluth NESFA Press 978-0-915368-60-0
$29.00?$: US dollar
xx+
670
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The Century's Best Horror Fiction 1901-1950 2012-01-31 ed. John Pelan Cemetery Dance Publications 978-1-58767-080-0
$75.00?$: US dollar
706
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Alan M. Clark Checkmark
His Share of Glory: The Complete Short Science Fiction of C. M. Kornbluth 2014-03-18 C. M. Kornbluth Audible Inc.      
digital audio download?Digital recording in any format that is downloaded directly from the Internet. This category includes podcasts.
coll Richard Powers Checkmark
The 34th Golden Age of Science Fiction Megapack 2016-03-05 C. M. Kornbluth Wildside Press 978-1-4794-2040-7
$0.99?$: US dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best of C. M. Kornbluth 2017-12-17 C. M. Kornbluth Faded Page 20171227
C$0.00?C$: Canadian dollar
 
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Gary Viskupic Checkmark
The Fantasy Hall of Fame date unknown ed. Martin H. Greenberg, Robert Silverberg Arbor House 0-87795-521-2
$16.95?$: US dollar
431
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth E. T. Steadman Checkmark
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