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Title: The Fifth Head of Cerberus

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Title: The Fifth Head of Cerberus Title Record # 41405
Author: Gene Wolfe
Date: 1972-02-16
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novella
Series: The Fifth Head of Cerberus
Language: English
Note: First published in Orbit 10 in February, 1972. It became the first part of the same-titled novel published a couple of months later.
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Translations
Year Language Title
1974Translation by Yoma Cap taken from the 1974 publication by Heyne of the whole book
German Der fünfte Kopf des Zerberus
1975Translated by Warner Flamen
Dutch De Vijfde Kop van Cerberus
1982Translated by Eva Malsch
German Der fünfte Kopf des Zerberus

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Orbit 10 1972-02-16 ed. Damon Knight G. P. Putnam's Sons   $5.95 254
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Orbit 10 1972-03-00 ed. Damon Knight G. P. Putnam's Sons / SFBC 2409 $1.49 vi+
215
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Paul Lehr Checkmark
Orbit 10 1972-09-00 ed. Damon Knight Berkley Medallion 0-425-02236-6 $0.95 255
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 Paul Lehr Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #2 1973-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-03312-4 $1.25 xi+
370
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #2 1973-07-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-03312-4 C$1.25 xi+
370
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 Chris Foss Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories Eight 1973-11-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Harper & Row 0-06-010151-2 $6.95 xx+
248
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Luba Litwak Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 8 1973-11-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Gollancz 0-575-01754-6 £2.50 287
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Nebula Award Stories 8 1975-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-04080-3 £0.60 271
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 Anthony Roberts Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 8 1975-00-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Panther 0-586-04080-3 £0.95 271
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 Anthony Roberts Checkmark
Alfa Drie: SF-Verhalen 1975-00-00 ed. Warner Flamen Meulenhoff (M=SF #96) 90-290-0470-3   306
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 Peter Jones Checkmark
Nebula Award Stories 8 1975-09-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Berkley Medallion 0-425-02951-4 $1.25 xvii+
236
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
The Best Science Fiction of the Year #2 1976-05-00 ed. Terry Carr Ballantine Books 0-345-24969-0 $1.95 xi+
370
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
Das Treffen mit Medusa und andere »Nebula«-Preis-Stories 4 1982-05-00 ed. Isaac Asimov Moewig (Playboy Science Fiction #6728) 3-8118-6728-8 DM 6.80 268
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 Maitz Checkmark
Heyne Science Fiction Jahresband 1984 1984-04-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #4060) 3-453-31007-1 DM 6.80 443+
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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 Harris Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-01-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC 0-316-34941-0   xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-02-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown 0-316-34941-0 $22.95 xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton  
The World Treasury of Science Fiction 1989-06-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / QPBC   $12.95 xix+
1083
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 Bob Eggleton Checkmark
The Legend Book of Science Fiction 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Legend 0-7126-5010-5 £8.99 vii+
672
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 Legend Book of Science Fiction 1991-07-00 ed. Gardner Dozois Legend 0-7126-4861-5 £14.99 vii+
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1992-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-07238-4 $27.50 672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1992-04-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press / SFBC 19603 $12.98 vii+
672
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Checkmark
Modern Classics of Science Fiction 1993-02-00 ed. Gardner Dozois St. Martin's Press 0-312-08847-7 $15.95 vii+
672
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  
Ikarus 2002 2002-00-00 ed. Wolfgang Jeschke Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #6390) 3-453-19669-4 €12.00 842
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 Donato Checkmark
The Best of Gene Wolfe: A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction 2009-03-00 Gene Wolfe Tor 978-0-7653-2135-0 $27.95 478
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll iStockPhoto.com Checkmark
The Very Best of Gene Wolfe 2009-07-00 Gene Wolfe PS Publishing 978-1-84863-027-7 £50.00 xix+
490
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter Checkmark
The Very Best of Gene Wolfe 2009-07-00 Gene Wolfe PS Publishing 978-1-84863-028-4 £100.00  
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll J. K. Potter  
The Best of Gene Wolfe: A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction 2010-04-01 Gene Wolfe Tor 978-1-4299-6837-9 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
The Best of Gene Wolfe: A Definitive Retrospective of His Finest Short Fiction 2010-04-13 Gene Wolfe Tor 978-0-7653-2136-7 $17.99 478
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 World Treasury of Science Fiction date unknown ed. David G. Hartwell Little, Brown / BOMC     xix+
1083
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Bob Eggleton Checkmark
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