Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder
Dust-jacket illustration by Frank Utpatel for Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder
|Author||William Hope Hodgson|
|Genre||Supernatural fiction, Detective fiction short stories|
|Publisher||Mycroft & Moran|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder is a collection of occult detective short stories by author William Hope Hodgson. It was first published in 1913 by the English publisher Eveleigh Nash. In 1947, a new edition of 3,050 copies was published by Mycroft & Moran and included three additional stories. The Mycroft & Moran version is listed as No. 52 in Queen's Quorum: A History of the Detective-Crime Short Story As Revealed by the 100 Most Important Books Published in this Field Since 1845 by Ellery Queen.
Carnacki, the Ghost-Finder contains the following tales:
- "The Thing Invisible"
- "The Gateway of the Monster"
- "The House Among the Laurels"
- "The Whistling Room"
- "The Searcher of the End House"
- "The Horse of the Invisible"
- "The Haunted 'Jarvee'"
- "The Find"
- "The Hog"
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- St. Albans, UK: Panther, 1974.
- London: Tandem, 1974.
- London: Sphere, 1974.
- London: White Lion, 1975.
- London: Grafton, 1991.
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