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Dark Forces (1980) [Anthology]
by Robert Aickman Robert Bloch Ray Bradbury Ed Bryant Ramsey Campbell Dennis Etchison Edward Gorey Charles L. Grant Davis Grubb Joe Haldeman Stephen King Russell Kirk T.E.D. Klein Richard Christian Matheson Richard Matheson Joyce Carol Oates Clifford D. Simak Isaac Bashevis Singer Theodore Sturgeon Lisa Tuttle Karl Edward Wagner Manly Wade Wellman Gahan Wilson Gene Wolfe Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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A collection of 23 original horror stories.


  • Introduction by Kirby McCauley
  • The Mist by Stephen King
  • The Late Shift by Dennis Etchison
  • The Enemy by Isaac Bashevis Singer
  • Dark Angel by Edward Bryant
  • The Crest of Thirty-six by Davis Grubb
  • Mark Ingestre: The Customer's Tale by Robert Aickman
  • Where the Summer Ends by Karl Edward Wagner
  • The Bingo Master by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Children of the Kingdom by T. E. D. Klein
  • The Detective of Dreams by Gene Wolfe
  • Vengeance Is. by Theodore Sturgeon
  • The Brood by Ramsey Campbell
  • The Whistling Well by Clifford D. Simak
  • The Peculiar Demesne by Russell Kirk
  • Where the Stones Grow by Lisa Tuttle
  • The Night Before Christmas by Robert Bloch
  • The Stupid Joke by Edward Gorey
  • A Touch of Petulance by Ray Bradbury
  • Lindsay and the Red City Blues by Joe Haldeman
  • A Garden of Blackred Roses by Charles L. Grant
  • Owls Hoot in the Daytime by Manly Wade Wellman
  • Where There's a Will by Richard Matheson and Richard Christian Matheson
  • Traps by Gahan Wilson

Original title: Dark Forces
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorGeneral

The following works are contained within this one:
     Night Before Christmas, the (1980) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Bloch
     Mist, the (1980) [Novella]
      Author: Stephen King

Edition #1: Dark Forces

Dark Forces (1980)
Awards: World Fantasy Award: Anthology/Collection (1981)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Kirby McCauley
Introduction by: Kirby McCauley
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Dark Forces (October 1989)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: New American Library
ISBN: 9780451162212
Dimensions: 5 x 7 x 1
Pages: 560

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Dark Forces (August 1980)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 9780670256532
Pages: 551

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