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Book Information: Black Stone, the

Black Stone, the (1931) [Short Story]
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Series: Cthulhu Mythos

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After reading of the existence of an ancient black monolithic structure deep in the mountains of Hungary, the unnamed narrator finally locates it just outside the village of Stregoicavar. While resting near the stone, at Midsummer Night, he experiences a dream - or nightmare - of the terrible rites that were enacted in times past...

First published in Weird Tales, November 1931.

Also appears in:

  • Grim Death, Selwyn & Blount (1932)
  • Sleep No More, Farrar & Rinehart (1944)
  • Skull-Face and Others, Arkham House (1946)
  • Wolfshead, Lancer (1968)
  • Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos, Arkham House (1969)
  • Christopher Lee's 'X' Certificate, Star (1975)
  • Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors, Baen (1987)
  • To Sleep Perchance to Dream, Nightmare, Barnes & Noble (1993)
  • Nameless Cults, Chaosium (2001)
  • People of the Dark, Wildside Press (2005)
  • The Best of Robert E. Howard Volume 1: Crimson Shadows, Del Rey (2007)
  • The Haunter of the Ring and Other Stories, Wordsworth (2008)
  • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, Del Rey (2008)

Original title: The Black Stone
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorCosmic Paranoia

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Skull-Face and Others (1946) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Sleep No More (1964) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Algernon Blackwood , Robert W. Chambers , Robert E. Howard , Clark Ashton Smith , Frank Belknap Long , Robert Bloch , H. Russell Wakefield , M.P. Shiel , Henry S. Whitehead , Howard Wandrei , Hazel Heald
     Wolfshead (1968) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Tales of The Cthulhu Mythos (1969) [Anthology]
      Authors: Stephen King , H. P. Lovecraft , Ramsey Campbell , August Derleth , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Clark Ashton Smith , Frank Belknap Long , Robert Bloch , Brian Lumley , Colin Wilson , Philip Josť Farmer , Richard A. Lupoff , Joanna Russ , Karl Edward Wagner , James Wade
     Christopher Lee's 'X' Certificate (1975) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Henry Kuttner , Clark Ashton Smith , Robert Bloch , Richard Matheson , Basil Copper , W.C. Morrow , Peter Fleming
     Cthulhu - The Mythos and Kindred Horrors (1987) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     To Sleep, Perchance to Dream... Nightmare (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: Bram Stoker , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Clive Barker , Thomas Ligotti , Ramsey Campbell , Wilkie Collins , Robert W. Chambers , Charles Beaumont , Charles L. Grant , Robert E. Howard , Fritz Leiber , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Clark Ashton Smith , Robert Bloch , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Richard Matheson , Abraham Merritt , Chet Williamson , Karl Edward Wagner , Nelson S. Bond , Bruce McAllister , John F. Suter , Hugh B. Cave , Donald Wandrei , Henry S. Whitehead , Robert Aickman , Scott Bradfield , E. F. Benson , Edmond Hamilton
     Nameless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: H. P. Lovecraft , August Derleth , Robert E. Howard , Catherine Lucille (C.L.) Moore , Frank Belknap Long , Abraham Merritt , Robert M. Price , Joseph S. Pulver , C.J. Henderson
     Haunter of the Ring and Other Tales, the (2008) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, the (2008) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard

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