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Book Information: Cairn on the Headland, the

Cairn on the Headland, the (1933) [Short Story]
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James O'Brien is inextricably drawn to an ancient cairn, shunned and feared by the local populace, on Grimmin's Head outside Dublin. His blackmailer, Ortali, wants to open the cairn, to the horror of Meve MacDonnal. But she died 300 years ago!

First published in Strange Tales, January 1933.Also appears in:

  • Skull-Face and Others, Arkham House (1946)
  • Avon Fantasy Reader #7, Avon (1948)
  • The Macabre Reader, Ace (1959)
  • Wolfshead, Lancer (1968)
  • Rivals of Weird Tales, Bonanza (1990)
  • Beyond the Borders, Baen (1996)
  • Wings in the Night, Wildside Press (2005)
  • People of the Dark, Cosmos (2008)
  • The Haunter of the Ring and Other Tales, Wordsworth (2008)
  • The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, Del Rey (2008)

Original title: The Cairn on the Headland
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorDark Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Skull-Face and Others (1946) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Wolfshead (1968) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     Beyond the Borders (1996) [Collection]
      Author: Robert E. Howard
     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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