Dust-jacket by Gary Gore for Eight Tales
|Author||Walter de la Mare|
|Cover artist||Gary Gore|
|Genre||Fantasy, horror short stories|
|Media type||Print (hardback)|
|Pages||xx, 108 pp|
Eight Tales is a collection of stories by author Walter de la Mare. It was released in 1971 and was the author's first collection of stories published by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of 2,992 copies. The stories were all written under de la Mare's pseudonym "Walter Ramal" and had not appeared previously in book form.
Eight Tales contains an introduction, by Edward Wagenknecht, and the following stories:
- "The Hangman Luck"
- "A Mote"
- "The Village of Old Age"
- "The Moon's Miracle"
- "The Giant"
- "De Mortuis"
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