Synopses & Reviews
Haunting, harrowing, and downright horrifying, this classic collection from the modern master of the fantastic features:
THE SMALL ASSASSIN: a fine, healthy baby boy was the new mother's dream come true -- or her nightmare . . .
THE EMISSARY: the faithful dog was the sick boy's only connectioin with the world outside -- and beyond . . .
THE WONDERFUL DEATH OF DUDLEY STONE: a most remarkable case of murder -- the deceased was delighted!
Table of Contents
Dwarf -- Next in line -- Watchful poker chip of H. Matisse -- Skeleton -- Jar -- Lake -- Emissary --Touched with fire -- Small assassin -- Crowd --Jack-in -the-box -- Scythe -- Uncle Einar -- Wind --Man upstairs -- There was an old woman -- Cistern --Homecoming -- Wonderful death of Dudley Stone.