In which a doctor, examining a corpse in anatomically precise detail, discovers a parasite from outer space animating a human corpse.
A man looks out his window after a tough day at work and notices something he shouldn't.
A Joycean jaunt through a foggy city plagued by sleeping sickness
A harrowing tale questions why science can be so cruel to animals
The story of one lonely drive down a blistering desert highway.
A ghost story that the reader pieces together only after it is told
Daphne Du Maurier’s line is almost literally hypnotic
Gahan Wilson’s “The Sea Was Wet As Wet Could Be” hits quite differently than the other weird tales in this collection—his twisted, singsong references to Lewis Carroll form the background context to a story of the indifference of a barren universe.
Claude Seignolle was a French author of fantastic stories, an archaeologist and folklorist whose story “The Ghoulbird” reflects his interest in peasant legends. He is known for presenting the fantastic in a straightforward manner, making the reader believe it is real.
A chilling tale in which monks gaslight the protagonist about the existence of a suffering man