Interesting Times

The seventeenth novel in the Discworld Series

UK hbk: Victor Gollancz, 43,000 copies on 2 November 1994 (0-575-05800-5). Repr. three times (twice in November 1994) before reissue on 21 October 1999 (0-575-0688-1)
Book proof: 250 copies
Discworld Collector’s Library: The Unseen University Collection (hbk, cover engraving by Joe McLaren): Gollancz, 15 May 2014 (978-1-473-20022-7)

Pbk: Corgi, 294,000 copies on 2 November 1995 (0-552-14235-2), reprinted 1995 (twice), 1996, 1997 (twice), etc.
New issue, with black/gold photographic design cover, on sale at same time as Kirby edition, 26 September 2005 (0-552-15321-4)
B-format, with modified Kirby design, Corgi, 6 June 2013 (978-0-552-16754-3)

Book club: BCA, 1995 (CN 8469)
BCA’s Unseen Library: c.3,000 copies in December 2007 (CN 154301)

Large print: Isis, 1995 (Hbk 1-85695-254-1, pbk -274-6)

USA hbk: Harper Prism (jacket illus. Michael Sabanosh), 2 April 1997 (0-06-105252-3)
Proofs: number unknown
Pbk: Harper Prism (cover illustration as hbk), April 1998 (0-06-105690-1)

Reprinted in June 2000 under the HarperTorch imprint
The 13th reprint had a new cover: HarperTorch but same ISBN March 2004 (0-06-105690-1)
Premium pbk: Harper, 28 January 2014 (978-0-06-227629-2)
Library hbk of pbk: Turtleback (978-0-613-57225-5)

US book club: Science Fiction Book Club July 1997 Selection (cover as hbk) 4 June 1997 (ref. 16004)

Bulgarian: Интересни Времена, trs. Vladimir Zarkov, Vuzev/Arhont-V, 3,000 copies in June 1999 (954-422-052-6)

Czech: Zajímavé Časy, trs. Jan Kantůrek Talpress, 10,000 copies in June 1998 (80-7197-158-8)
Double volume, with Maskerade, pencil drawings by Paul Kidby, Talpress, 2012 (978-80-7197-464-2)

Dutch: Interessante Tijden, trs. Joke de Vries, Het Spectrum, 5,000 copies in October 1998 (90-274-6146-5)
Reissue: Mynx, 2009 (978-90-8968-107-2)

Estonian: Huvitav Aeg, trs. Avo Reinvald, jacket illus. Hillar Mets, Varrak, 1,000 copies on 20 October 2004 (9985-3-0914-6)

Finnish: Kiintoisia Aikoja, trs. Mika Kivimäki, Karisto, 2006 (951-23-4738-5)

French: Les Tribulations d’un Mage en Aurient, trs. Patrick Couton, L’Atalante, May 2001 (2-84172-180-9)
Reissue, with new introduction by Terry Pratchett (dated September 2014), 14 October 2016 (978-2-84172-784-1)

Mass market: Pocket, February 2005 (2-66-14803-6)
Pbk with Marc Simonetti cover: Pocket, ?/12 (978-2-266-14803-0)

German trade pbk: Echt zauberhaft, trs. Andreas Brandhorst, Goldmann, 30,000 copies on 10 March 1997 (3-442-41599-3)
The lettering on the front cover of the fifth printing was reduced in size.
Mass market pbk: Goldmann, December 2001 (3-442-43050-X)
Double volume: with Soul Music/Rollende Steine, Goldmann, March 2009 (978-3-442-13441-0)

Hungarian: Érdekes idök, trs. Csaba Járdán, Delta Vision, 23 July 2010 (978-963-9890-53-4)

Polish: Ciekawe czasy, trs. Piotr W. Cholewa, Prószyński i S-ka, 2003 (83-7337-292-X)

Russian: Интересные времена, trs. S. Uvbarkh under the editorial guidance of  A.Zhukarentsev, Eksmo, 11 July 2003 (5-699-03625-3)

Serbian/Yugoslav: Zanimljiva Vremena, trs. Aleksander Milaji*, Laguna, 2005 (86-7436-363-6)

Spanish: Tiempos Interesantes, trs. Javier Calvo Perales, Plaza y Janés, July 2005 (84-01-33562-0)
Pocket book: Debols!llo/Plaza y Janés, September 2006 (84-8346-083-1; vol.342/18)
Kiosk edition: Altaya, 2008 (978-84-487-2622-5)

Swedish: Spännande tider, Wahlströms ?October 1999 (91-32-32370-0)
Laminated paper covered boards ‘first edition hardbacks’: 2000 (91-32 32500-2)
pbk: 2001 (91-32-43325-5)

Background illustration © and by courtesy of Marc Simonetti