The Werewolf of Ponkert

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The Werewolf of Ponkert
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Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author H. Warner Munn
Cover artist Harry Whewell
Country United States
Language English
Genre Horror short stories
Publisher The Grandon Company
Publication date
1958
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 138 pp
OCLC 15639767

The Werewolf of Ponkert is a collection of two horror short stories by H. Warner Munn. It was published in book form with its sequel in 1958 by The Grandon Company in an edition of 500 copies. The edition was reissued as a hardback book by Centaur Books of New York in 1971, and as a paperback edition in 1976.

The first story, "The Werewolf of Ponkert" arose from a comment by H.P. Lovecraft suggesting a story written from the werewolf's point of view. [1]

The stories, from Munn's Tales of the Werewolf Clan series (collected in book form, 2 vols., 1979), first appeared in the magazine Weird Tales. The first story was originally published in Weird Tales magazine, Vol. 6, No. 1, Issue 22, July 1925. The sequel, "The Werewolf's Daughter" (in abridged form) was published in Weird Tales, Vol. 12, No. 4, No. 5 & No. 6 (Issues 61, 62 & 63) in October 1928, November 1928 & December 1928.

Contents[edit]

  • "The Werewolf of Ponkert"
  • "The Werewolf's Daughter"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Don Herron, "Munn,H(arold) Warner", in Jack Sullivan, The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural New York, Viking, 1986, (p. 296). ISBN 0670809020

Sources[edit]

  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 316. 
  • Tuck, Donald H. (1978). The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Chicago: Advent. p. 324. ISBN 0911682228.