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Bibliografia lui Fredric Brown include povestiri de ficțiune, polițiste și povestiri științifico-fantastice publicate de scriitorul Fredric Brown (29 octombrie 1906 - 11 martie 1972) în timpul vieții sale.

Povestiri[modificare | modificare sursă]

1938
  • The Moon for a Nickel.
1939
  • The Cheese on Stilts.
  • Blood of the Dragon.
  • There Are Bloodstains in the Alley.
  • Murder at 10:15.
1940
  • Bloody Murder.
  • The Prehistoric Clue.
  • A Matter of Taste.
  • Trouble in a Teacup (altă denumire "Teacup Trouble").
  • Murder Draws a Crowd.
  • Footprints on the Ceiling.
  • Town Wanted.
  • The Little Green Men.
  • Herbie Rides His Hunch.
  • The Stranger from Trouble Valley.
  • The Strange Sisters Strange.
1941
  • Fugitive Impostor.
  • The King Comes Home.
  • Big-Top Doom.
  • The Discontented Cows.
  • Life and Fire.
  • Big-League Larceny.
  • Client Unknown.
  • Homicide Sanitarium.
  • Your Name in Gold.
  • Here Comes the Hearse.
  • Six-Gun Song.
  • Star-Spangled Night.
  • Wheels Across the Night.
  • Armageddon.
  • Little Boy Lost.
  • Bullet for Bullet.
  • Listen to the Mocking Bird.
  • You'll End Up Buming.
  • Selling Death Short.
  • Thirty Corpses Every Thursday.
  • Trouble Comes Double.
  • Not Yet the End.
  • Number Bug.
1942
  • Clue in Blue.
  • Death is a White Rabbit.
  • Twenty Gets You Plenty.
  • Etaoin Shrdlu.
  • Little Apple Hard to Peel.
  • Pardon My Ghoulish Laughter.
  • Death in the Dark (altă denumire "The Black Dark").
  • Handbook for Homicide.
  • The Incredible Bomber.
  • Twice-Killed Corpse.
  • Mad Dog!.
  • Moon Over Murder.
  • The Star Mouse.
  • A Cat Walks.
  • Who Did I Murder .
  • Murder in Furs.
  • Suite for Flute and Tommy Gun.
  • Three Corpse Parlay.
  • A Date to Die.
  • Red is the Hue of Hell.
  • Two Biers for Two.
  • You'll Die Before Dawn.
  • Get Out of Town.
  • A Little White Lye.
  • Nothing Sinister.
  • The Numberless Shadows.
  • Satan's Search Warrant.
  • Starvation (altă denumire "Runaround").
  • Where There's Smoke.
  • Boner.
  • Legacy of Murder.
  • The New One.
  • The Santa Claus Murders (extinsă în romanul Murder Can be Fun altă denumire A Plot for Murder).
  • Double Murder.
  • A Fine Night for Murder.
  • Heil, Werewolf.
  • I'll See You At Midnight.
  • The Monkey Angle.
  • Satan One-and-a-Half.
  • The Men Who Went Nowhere.
1943
  • A Lock of Satan's Hair.
  • The Spherical Ghoul.
  • The Wicked Flea.
  • The Angelic Angleworm.
  • Death is a Noise.
  • The Hat Trick.
  • Hound of Hell (altă denumire "Beware of the Dog").
  • The Sleuth from Mars.
  • A Change for the Hearse.
  • Encore for a Killer.
  • Trial By Darkness.
  • Cadavers Don't Make a Fifth Column.
  • Death of a Vampire.
  • Death's Dark Angel.
  • The Freak Show Murders.
  • Market for Murder.
  • The Corpse and the Candle.
  • Madman's Holiday.
  • Blue Murder.
  • The Geezenstacks. .
  • Tell 'em, Pagliaccio.
  • Whispering Death.
  • Daymare.
  • Death Insurance Payment.
  • The Motive Goes Round and Round.
  • Paradox Lost.
1944
  • The Djinn Murder.
  • Murder in Miniature.
  • The Ghost of Riley.
  • The Devil's Woodwinds.
  • And the Gods Laughed.
  • Nothing Sirius.
  • The Yehudi Principle.
  • Arena. (publicată și în Almanahul Anticipația 1985, traducerea Mihai-Dan Pavelescu)
  • The Jabberwocky Murders (inclusă în romanul Night of the Jabberwock).
  • The Ghost Breakers.
  • The Gibbering Night (inclusă în romanul Night of the Jabberwock).
  • Murder While You Wait.
  • The Bucket of Gems Case (altă denumire "Mr Smith Kicks the Bucket").
  • To Slay a Man About a Dog (altă denumire "Shaggy Dog Murders").
  • A Matter of Death.
1945
  • Pi in the Sky.
  • The Night the World Ended.
  • The Waveries.
  • No Sanctuary.
  • Compliments of a Fiend (extinsă în romanul The Bloody Moonlight).
  • Ten Tickets to Hades (altă denumire "Murder in Ten Easy Lessons").
  • Murder-on-the-Hudson.
1946
  • Dead Man's Indemnity (extinsă în romanul The Fabulous Clipjoint).
  • Placet is a Crazy Place.
  • Song of the Dead.
  • Obit for Obie (extinsă în romanul The Deep End).
  • Whistler's Murder.
1947
  • A Voice Behind Him.
  • Don't Look Behind You.
  • Miss Darkness.
1948
  • I'll Cut Your Throat Again, Kathleen.
  • The Dead Ringer (extinsă în romanul The Dead Ringer).
  • Four Letter Word (altă denumire "The Greatest Poem Ever Written").
  • The Four Blind Men.
  • What Mad Universe (expanded into novel What Mad Universe).
  • The Laughing Butcher.
  • If Looks Could Kill (extinsă în romanul "The Joke").
  • Cry Silence.
  • Red-Hot and Hunted.
  • Knock.
1949
  • This Way Out.
  • All Good Bems.
  • Mouse. Publicată pentru prima dată în iunie 1949, în Thrilling Wonder Stories. Un om numit Bill Wheeler vede o farfurie zburătoare coborând în Parcul Central din New York, în care este găsit doar un șoarice mort. Urmează o serie de asasinate a unor lideri mondiali și Bill începe să suspecteze că extraterestrul o posedează pe pisica sa siameză, Beautiful.[1][2]
  • Murder and Matilda.
  • Come and Go Mad. .
  • Last Curtain (altă denumire "Cream of the Jest").
  • Crisis, 1999.
  • Each Night He Died (altă denumire "Cain").
  • Letter to a Phoenix.
  • The Cat from Siam.
  • The Sinister Mr. Dexter (altă denumire "House of Fear").
  • Deadly Weekend (extinsă în romanul The Screaming Mimi).
  • The Bloody Moonlight (din romanul The Bloody Moonlight).
  • Gateway to Darkness (altă denumire "Small World," inclusă în romanul Rogue in Space).
1950
  • The Last Train.
  • Death and Nine Lives.
  • The Blind Lead.
  • The Case of the Dancing Sandwiches.
  • The Nose of Don Aristide.
  • Vengeance Unlimited (altă denumire "Vengeance Fleet").
  • From These Ashes (altă denumire "Entity Trap").
  • The Undying Ones (altă denumire "Obedience").
  • Walk in the Shadows.
  • The Frownzly Florgels.
  • Gateway to Glory (inclusă în romanul Rogue in Space).
  • The Last Martian.
  • Honeymoon in Hell.
  • Mitkey Rides Again.
  • Night of the Jabberwock
  • Device of the Turtle (altă denumire "Six-Legged Swengali"; cu Mack Reynolds).
1951
  • Dark Interlude (cu Mack Reynolds).
  • Man of Distinction.
  • The Switcheroo.
  • The Weapon - publicată în antologia The War Book (editată de James Sallis, 1969).
  • Cartoonist (altă denumire "Garrigan's Bems"; with Mack Reynolds).
  • Something Green.
  • The Dome.
  • A Word from Our Sponsor.
  • The Gamblers (cu Mack Reynolds).
  • The Hatchetman (cu Mack Reynolds).
1952
  • Me and Flapjack and the Martians (cu Mack Reynolds).
1953
  • Witness in the Dark.
  • The Pickled Punks (extinsă în romanul Madball).
  • The Wench is Dead (extinsă în romanul The Wench is Dead).
  • The Little Lamb.
  • Rustle of Wings.
  • Hall of Mirrors.
1954
  • Experiment.
  • Sentry.
  • Keep Out.
  • Martians, Go Home (extinsă în romanul Martians, Go Home).
  • Naturally.
  • Voodoo.
  • Answer.
  • Daisies.
  • Pattern.
  • Politeness.
  • Preposterous.
  • Reconciliation.
  • Search.
  • Sentence.
  • Solipsist.
1955
  • Blood.
  • Millennium.
  • Premiere of Murder.
  • The Perfect Crime (altă denumire "Fatal Error").
  • The Letter (altă denumire "Dead Letter").
  • The First Time Machine.
  • Too Far.
  • Imagine.
1956
  • Line of Duty (extinsă în romanul The Lenient Beast).
1957
  • Murder Set to Music.
  • Expedition.
  • Happy Ending (cu Mack Reynolds).
1958
  • The Amy Waggoner Murder Case (extinsă în romanul One for the Road).
  • Jaycee.
  • Unfortunately.
  • Who Was That Blonde I Saw You Kill Last Night? (extinsă în romanul His Name was Death) .
1959
  • The Late Lamented (extinsă în romanul The Late Lamented).
  • Nasty.
  • Rope Trick.
  • Night of the Psycho (extinsă în romanul Knock Three-One-Two).
1960
  • Abominable.
  • Bear Possibility.
  • The Mind Thing (niciodată publicată complet în foileton, mai târziu publicată ca romanul The Mind Thing).
  • Recessional.
  • The Power (altă denumire "Rebound").
  • Earthmen Bearing Gifts.
  • Granny's Birthday.
  • The House.
1961
  • Great Lost Discoveries I - Invisibility.
  • Great Lost Discoveries II - Invulnerability.
  • Great Lost Discoveries III - Immortality.
  • The Hobbyist.
  • Nightmare in Blue.
  • Nightmare in Gray.
  • Nightmare in Red.
  • Nightmare in Time (altă denumire "The End").
  • Nightmare in Yellow.
  • Of Time and Eustace Weaver ("The Short Happy Lives of E. Weaver I-II-III")
  • Bright Beard.
  • Cat Burglar.
  • Death on the Mountain.
  • Fish Story.
  • Horse Race.
  • Nightmare in Green.
  • Nightmare in White.
  • The Ring of Hans Carvel.
  • Second Chance.
  • Three Little Owls.
  • Before She Kills.
1962
  • Aelurophobe.
  • Puppet Show.
  • Fatal Facsimile .
1963
  • Double Standard.
  • Instant Novellas (altă denumire "20 Stories in 60 Lines").
  • It Didn't Happen.
  • Tale of the Flesh Monger (altă denumire "Ten Percenter").
  • The Missing Actor.
1964
  • Why, Benny, Why.
1965

Ficțiune generală[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • The Office (1958)

Povestiri și romane polițiste[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • The Fabulous Clipjoint (1947), Edgar Award winner for best first novel. "Eighteen-year-old Ed Hunter joins forces with his uncle, carnival-pitchman Ambrose Hunter, to track the person who bludgeoned Ed's father (Am's brother) to death in a dark Chicago alley. Later Ed and Am open their own detective agency and are involved regularly in murder."[3]
  • The Dead Ringer (1948), second "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
  • Murder can be Fun (1948)
  • The Bloody Moonlight (1949), third "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
  • The Screaming Mimi (1949)
  • Compliments of a Fiend (1950), fourth "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
  • Here Comes a Candle (1950)
  • Night of the Jabberwock (1950)
  • Death Has Many Doors (1951), fifth "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
  • The Far Cry (1951)
  • The Case of the Dancing Sandwiches (1951), novella
  • We All Killed Grandma (1952)
  • The Deep End (1952)
  • Mostly Murder (1953), collection
  • Madball (1953)
  • His Name Was Death (1954)
  • The Wench Is Dead (1955)
  • The Lenient Beast (1956), ISBN 978-0-88184-444-3
  • One for the Road (1958)
  • The Late Lamented (1959), sixth "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
  • Knock Three-One-Two (1959)
  • The Murderers (1961)
  • Five-Day Nightmare (1962)
  • Mrs. Murphy's Underpants (1963), seventh "Ed & Am Hunter" novel
  • The Shaggy Dog and Other Murders (1963), collection
  • 4 Novels (1983), omnibus of The Fabulous Clipjoint, Knock Three-One-Two, Night of the Jabberwock and The Screaming Mimi
  • Carnival of Crime (1985), collection
  • Hunter and Hunted: The Ed and Am Hunter Novels, Part One (2002), ISBN 978-0-9718185-1-4, published by Stewart Masters Publishing, omnibus of The Fabulous Clipjoint, The Dead Ringer, The Bloody Moonlight and Compliments of a Fiend.

In 1984, Dennis McMillan Publications began a series of nineteen limited edition books under the title Fredric Brown in the Detective Pulps, collecting most of Brown's uncollected mystery short stories, plus some uncollected science fiction, poetry, unfinished novels, and miscellaneous fiction:

  • Homicide Sanitarium (1984)
  • Before She Kills (1984)
  • Madman's Holiday (1984)
  • The Case of the Dancing Sandwiches (1985)
  • The Freak Show Murders (1985)
  • Thirty Corpses Every Thursday (1986)
  • Pardon My Ghoulish Laughter (1986)
  • Red is the Hue of Hell (1986)
  • Sex Life on the Planet Mars (1986)
  • Brother Monster (1987)
  • Nightmare in Darkness (1987)
  • Who was that Blonde I Saw You Kill Last Night? (1988)
  • Three-Corpse Parley (1988)
  • Selling Death Short (1988)
  • Whispering Death (1989)
  • Happy Ending (1990)
  • The Water-Walker (1990)
  • The Gibbering Night (1991)
  • The Pickled Punks (1991)

In the final volume, McMillan discussed Fredric Brown material that was still uncollected, with particular reference to a column that Brown wrote from 1937 to 1946 called The Proofreader's Page, mentioning that these would "take a book in themselves". Twenty years later that book was published, including both the columns and a selection of other uncollected fiction, poetry and non-fiction as:

Note[modificare | modificare sursă]

  1. ^ Rogers, Katharine M. (2001). The Cat and the Human Imagination: Feline Images from Bast to Garfield. University of Michigan Press. p. 71. ISBN 0472087509. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=D1wZuTutJbwC&pg=PA71 
  2. ^ Seabrook, Jack (1993). Martians and misplaced clues: the life and work of Fredric Brown. Popular Press. ISBN 0879725915. http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=G7Z-t_tfPOkC&pg=PA160 
  3. ^ Roseman, Mill et al. Detectionary. New York: Overlook Press, 1971. ISBN 978-0-87951-041-1