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Posts Tagged ‘Marcel Ayme’

Peter Haining – Dr. Caligari’s Black Book

Posted by demonik on September 6, 2007

Peter Haining (ed) – Dr. Caligari’s Black Book (W. H. Allen, 1968)

Haining Dr. Caligari Black Book

“For here are tales from the world of Dr. Caligari: mysterious sideshows, freaks and monsters, seances, macabre plays, and all manner of terrors lurking in the shadows.”

Introduction – Peter Haining

S. L. Dennis – The Second Awakening Of A Magician
Ray Bradbury – The Jar
Lady Eleanor Smith – Satan’s Circus
Agatha Christie – The Last Seance
August Derleth – Mrs. Elting Plays Her part
Anthony Gittens – The Third Performance
A. M. Burrage – The Waxwork
Robert Bloch – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Marcel Ayme – The Dwarf
J. B. Priestly – The Demon King
Hazel Heald – The Horror In The museum
H. R. Wakefield – Farewell Performance
Barry Pain – The End Of A Show

A second version of the book, published in paperback the following year replaces some stories:

Peter Haining (ed) – Dr. Caligari’s Black Book (Nel, 1969)

Dr Caligari’s Black Book

Cover: Bruce Pennington

Amber Print – Basil Copper
The Second Awakening Of A Magician – S L Dennis
The Haunted Cinema – Louis Golding
The Jar – Ray Bradbury
The Theatre Upstairs – Manly Wade Wellman
The Last Seance – Agatha Christie
Headlines For Tod Shayne – August Derleth
The Sorceror’s Apprentice – Robert Bloch
The Harlem Horror – Charles Lloyd
The End Of A Show – Barry Pain

Thanks to Calenture at Vault Of Evil for the NEL cover scan and contents.

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