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Thing on the Roof, the (1932) [Short Story]
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The un-named narrator succeeds in acquiring a copy of Von Junzt's Nameless Cults for a rival, Tussmann, who needs it to cross-reference information about an ancient temple in the Honduran jungle. The expedition is not a success, however, and the "treasure" is not what Tussmann had hoped for...

First published in Weird Tales, February 1932.

Also appears in:

  • The Dark Man and Others, Arkham House (1963)
  • Horror Hunters, MacFadden-Bartell (1971)
  • Pigeons from Hell, Zebra (1976)
  • The Sixth Mayflower Book of Black Magic Stories, Mayflower (1977)
  • Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors, Baen (1987)
  • Tales of the Lovecraft Mythos, Fedogan and Bremer (1992)
  • Nameless Cults, Chaosium (2002)
  • People of the Dark, Wildside Press (2005)
  • The Haunter of the Ring and Other Tales, Wordsworth (2008)
  • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, Del Rey (2008)

Original title: The Thing on the Roof
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorCosmic Paranoia

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Pigeons from Hell (1976) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Cthulhu - The Mythos and Kindred Horrors (1987) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     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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