- Nine Horrors and a Dream
Nine Horrors and a Dream
Jacket illustration by Frank Utpatel for Nine Horrors and a Dream
Author(s) Joseph Payne Brennan Cover artist Frank Utpatel Country United States Language English Genre(s) Fantasy, Horror short stories Publisher Arkham House Publication date 1958 Media type Print (Hardback) Pages 120 pp ISBN NA
Nine Horrors and a Dream is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by author Joseph Payne Brennan. It was released in 1958 by Arkham House in an edition of 1,336 copies. It was the author's first collection of stories to be published.
"The Calamander Chest" was performed by Vincent Price and recorded for inclusion on the Caedmon Educational Recordings release of The Goblins at the Bathhouse, 1978. The title is from the Ruth Manning-Sanders tale on side 1.
Nine Horrors and a Dream contains the following tales:
- "The Calamander Chest"
- "Death in Peru"
- "On the Elevator"
- "The Green Parrot"
- "Canavan's Back Yard"
- "I'm Murdering Mr. Massingham"
- "The Hunt"
- "The Mail for Juniper Hill"
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