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The Volcano
Genre Science Fiction / Detective
Type Short story
Series Wold Newton Universe
Written as by Paul Chapin (pseudonym / fictional author).
DESCRIPTION:
How did a volcano come to exist in a cornfield, where no volcano can be expected? The place is not of volcanic origin. A detective is called in by a local girl, living in the house next to the cornfield, because of the disappearance of the man she kissed.
Farmer in his Editorial Preface: «The Volcano is, like all of Chapin's stories, about murder, savagery, and physical and psychic violence.»
 
PUBLICATION HISTORY
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24 Publications
 
US

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FIRST PUBLICATION
in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Edward L. Ferman
Cornwall, CT: Mercury Press, Inc.
Volume 50, No. 2, Whole No. 297
magazine (19×13,5cm)
February 1976
164
$ 1.00 (£ 0.50)
Ron Walotsky
Written under the peudonym of Paul Chapin. With an Editorial Preface by Farmer.


Ron Walotsky
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in Riverworld and other Stories
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-04208-1
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
11/1979 (1st)
not dated [= -/1980] (2nd)
264
$ 2.25
not credited [= Don Ivan Punchatz]
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Don Ivan Punchatz
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in Riverworld and other Stories
Boston, MA: Gregg Press
The Gregg Press Science Fiction Series
ISBN 0-8398-2618-4
hardcover [no dustjacket] (21×14cm)
01/1981
xiv + 264
$ 15.95
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With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

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in Riverworld and other Stories
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-04208-1
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
02/1981 (3rd)
04/1981 (4th)
09/1981 (5th)
unknown (6th)
264
$ 2.25
not credited [= Don Ivan Punchatz]
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Don Ivan Punchatz
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in Riverworld and other Stories
New York, NY: Berkley Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-425-06487-5
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
04/1983 (7th)
10/1983 (8th)
01/1984 (9th)
264
$ 2.75
not credited [= Don Ivan Punchatz]
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Don Ivan Punchatz
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in Riverworld and other Stories
New York, NY: Ace Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-441-72886-3
paperback (17,5×10,5cm)
11/1987
264
$ 3.50
not credited [= Don Ivan Punchatz]
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Don Ivan Punchatz
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in Venus on the Half-Shell and Others
Christopher Paul Carey
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
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ISBN 978-1-59606-142-2
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
01/2008 [Trade edition.]
03/2008 [Numbered, signed, slipcased edition.]
325
$ 38.00 | $ 125.00
Bob Eggleton
With an introduction by the editor.

Bob Eggleton
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in Venus on the Half-Shell and Others
Christopher Paul Carey
Burton, MI: Subterranean Press
-
ISBN 978-1-59606-142-2
hardcover (23,5×16cm)
10/2008 [Lettered, signed, traycased edition.]
340
$ 300.00
Bob Eggleton
With an introduction by the editor.

Bob Eggleton
UK
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in Riverworld and other Stories
St Albans, Herts: Granada / Panther Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05379-4
paperback (18×11cm)
02/1981 (1st)
303
£ 1.50
Bruce Pennington
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Bruce Pennington
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in Riverworld and other Stories
London: Grafton Books
Panther Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05379-4
paperback (18×11cm)
12/1986 (2nd)
303
£ 2.50
Bruce Pennington
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Bruce Pennington
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in Riverworld and other Stories
London: Grafton Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05379-4
paperback (18×11cm)
-/1988 (3rd)
303
£ 2.95
Bruce Pennington
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Bruce Pennington
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in Riverworld and other Stories
London: Grafton Books
Science Fiction
ISBN 0-586-05379-4
paperback (18×11cm)
not dated [= -/1989] (4th)
303
£ 3.50
Bruce Pennington
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Bruce Pennington
FRANCE
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French: "Le volcan"
in Antarès
Jean-Pierre Moumon & Martine Blond
La Valette: Editions Antares
Volume 2
fanzine (23,5×16,5cm)
not dated [= April-May-June 1981]
142
not priced [= F 25]
Martine Blond
Pierre Djada Lacroix
With an Editorial Preface by Farmer. With an introduction and illustrations by Martine Blond. In this issue is also an interview with Farmer.

Pierre D. Lacroix
ITALY
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Italian: "Il vulcano"
in Il mondo di Philip José Farmer
Milan: Nord
SF, Narrativa d'Anticipazione (24)
no ISBN [later: ISBN 88-429-0629-8]
trade paperback (19,5×12,5cm)
04/1981
ix + 193
L 3.500
Roberta Rambelli
Michael Whelan
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Michael Whelan
RUSSIA
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Russian: "Вулкан"
in Миры Филипа Фармера - T. 15
Riga & Moscow: Polaris
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ISBN 5-88132-275-4
hardcover [no dustjacket] (20,5×13,5cm)
03/1997
400
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A. Dumesh
I. Leontiev
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I. Leontiev
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Spanish: "El volcán"
in El Mundo del Rio y otras historias
Barcelona: Ultramar
Bolsillo B-75, Ciencia Ficcion-12
ISBN 84-7386-353-4
paperback (17,5×11,5cm)
10/1984 (1st)
03/1989 (2nd)
329
not priced
Victor Conill
Garcés/Castells
With a foreword to the story, and an Editorial Preface by Farmer.

Garcés/Castells
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