The Dark Man and Others is a posthumously-published anthology of fifteen short stories by American author Robert E. Howard, named after his short story “The Dark Man”, and covering the genres of adventure fiction, horror, historical fiction, fantasy, sword and sorcery, weird fiction and the weird West. It was first published in 1963 by Arkham House, and was edited by August Derleth.

Eleven of the stories had previously been published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales, and one each in Argosy, Oriental Stories and Strange Tales.

Contents

  • vii • Introduction (The Dark Man and Others) • essay by August Derleth
  • 3 • The Voice of El-Lil • (1930) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 32 • Pigeons from Hell • (1938) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 68 • The Dark Man • [Turlogh O’Brien] • (1931) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 99 • The Gods of Bal-Sagoth • [Turlogh O’Brien] • (1931) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 144 • People of the Dark • (1932) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 167 • The Children of the Night • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 185 • The Dead Remember • (1936) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 191 • The Man on the Ground • (1933) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 198 • The Garden of Fear • [James Allison] • (1934) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 217 • The Thing on the Roof • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1932) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 229 • The Hyena • (1928) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 244 • Dig Me No Grave • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1937) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 260 • The Dream Snake • (1928) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 268 • In the Forest of Villefère • [De Montour] • (1925) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 273 • Old Garfield’s Heart • (1933) • short story by Robert E. Howard
Year : Arkham House
Year : 1963
Book No. : Arkham House Publishing #75
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages : 284
Cover : Frank Utpatel
Illustrations : None

Notes

Introduction by August Derleth

No statement of printing or edition.
Colophon states that 2000 copies were printed. Actual number is 2029 copies per S.T. Joshi’s Sixty Years of Arkham House.
Derleth Thirty Years of Arkham House: 71.
Joshi Sixty Years of Arkham House: 71.
Jaffery The Arkham House Companion: 75.
Nielsen Arkham House Books: 75.

 

The Dark Man and Others

The Dark Man and Others is a posthumously-published anthology of fifteen short stories by American author Robert E. Howard, named after his short story “The Dark Man”, and covering the genres of adventure fiction, horror, historical fiction, fantasy, sword and sorcery, weird fiction and the weird West. It was first published in 1963 by Arkham House, and was edited by August Derleth.

Eleven of the stories had previously been published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales, and one each in Argosy, Oriental Stories and Strange Tales.

Tags: August Derleth / Bran Mak Morn / James Allison / Robert E. Howard / Turlogh O'Brien