Stories of Darkness and Dread

Stories of Darkness and Dread

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name = Stories of Darkness and Dread
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image_caption = Dust-jacket illustration by Denis Tiani for "Stories of Darkness and Dread"
author = Joseph Payne Brennan
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cover_artist = Denis Tiani
country = United States
language = English
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genre = Fantasy, Horror short stories
publisher = Arkham House
release_date = 1973
english_release_date =
media_type = Print (Hardback)
pages = 173 pp
isbn = NA
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"Stories of Darkness and Dread" is a collection of stories by author Joseph Payne Brennan. It was released in 1973 and was the author's second collection of stories published by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 4,138 copies. Most of the stories had originally appeared in "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine", "Macabre" and other magazines.


"Stories of Darkness and Dread" contains the following tales:

# "City of the Seven Winds"
# "The Keeper of the Dust"
# "Zombique"
# "The Seventh Incantation"
# "Delivery on Erdmore Street"
# "The Way to the Attic"
# "Mr. Octbur"
# "Episode on Cain Street"
# "Killer Cat"
# "In the Very Stones"
# "The House at 1248"
# "Black Thing at Midnight"
# "Monton"
# "Apprehension"
# "The House on Hazel Street"
# "The Man in Grey Tweeds"
# "The North Knoll"
# "The Dump"


*cite book | last=Jaffery | first=Sheldon | authorlink=Sheldon Jaffery | title=The Arkham House Companion | location=Mercer Island, WA | publisher=Starmont House, Inc.| pages=104 | date=1989 | id=ISBN 1-55742-005-X
*cite book | last=Chalker | first=Jack L. | authorlink=Jack L. Chalker | coauthors=Mark Owings | title=The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998 | location=Westminster, MD and Baltimore | publisher=Mirage Press, Ltd.| pages=50 | date=1998
*cite book | last=Joshi | first=S.T. | authorlink=S.T. Joshi | title=Sixty Years of Arkham House: A History and Bibliography | location=Sauk City, WI | publisher=Arkham House| pages=130 | date=1999 | id=ISBN 0-87054-176-5
*cite book | last=Nielsen | first=Leon | title=Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide | location=Jefferson, NC and London | publisher=McFarland & Company, Inc.| pages=116-117 | date=2004 | id=ISBN 0-7864-1785-4

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