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Murgunstrumm and Others (1977) [Collection]
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Long before he became the author of polished romances for the slick magazines, of best-seller novels and firsthand-researched travel books—Hugh B. Cave wrote some of the most grisly and chilling horror stories ever to appear in the pulps. Crawling forth from the Depression years—from the haunted pages of Strange Tales, Weird Tales, Ghost Stories, Spicy Mystery Stories, Black Book Detective Magazine, Thrilling Mysteries, and elsewhere—Wildside presents an omnibus of vintage nightmare, twenty-six of the best horror tales of Hugh B. Cave—gruesomely illustrated with over thirty-five drawings by Lee Brown Coye. Coye, who lovingly devoted more than three years to this book, has created the finest and ghastliest work of his career for Murgunstrumm and Others.

Be warned. This is a collection of horror tales.

Murgunstrumm and Others abounds with haunted houses, ravenous vampires, slobbering monsters, fiends human and inhuman, nights dark and stormy, corpses fresh and rotting. These stories exemplify the gothic horror thrillers of the 1930s—no-holds-barred lurid chillers of violent action and scream-in-the-night terror. Like a vintage horror movie, Murgunstrumm and Others is an experience to be savoured best on a stormy, lonely night.

Hugh B. Cave and Lee Brown Coye—combining their macabre talents to unleash a chamber of horrors—will furnish you with a month of nightmares.


  • Murgunstrumm
  • Watcher in the Green Room
  • Prophecy
  • Strange Death of Ivan Gromleigh
  • Affair of the Clutching Hand
  • Strange Case of No. 7
  • Isle of Dark Magic
  • Whisperers
  • Horror in Wax
  • Prey of the Nightborn
  • Maxon's Mistress
  • Dead Man's Belt
  • Boomerang
  • Crawling Curse
  • Purr of a Cat
  • Tomorrow Is Forever
  • Ghoul Gallery
  • Cult of the White Ape
  • Brotherhood of Blood
  • Door of Doom
  • Death Watch
  • Caverns of Time
  • Many Happy Returns
  • Ladies in Waiting
  • Grisly Death
  • Stragella

Original title: Murgunstrumm and Others
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorror

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Edition #1: Murgunstrumm and Others

Murgunstrumm and Others (1977)
Awards: World Fantasy Award: Anthology/Collection (1978)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Illustrated by: Lee Brown Coye
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Murgunstrumm and Others (2004)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Wildside Press
ISBN: 0809500698
Pages: 488

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Murgunstrumm & Others (2004)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wildside Press
ISBN: 080950068X
Pages: 488

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Murgunstrumm and Others (1977)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Carcosa House
ISBN: 0913796026
Pages: 475

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