In the Mist and Other Uncanny Encounters

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In the Mist and Other Uncanny Encounters
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Dust-jacket illustration by Stephen E. Fabian for In the Mist and Other Uncanny Encounters
Author Elizabeth Walter
Illustrator frontispiece by Stephen E. Fabian
Cover artist Stephen E. Fabian
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy, Horror short stories
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages xi, 202 pp
ISBN 0-87054-083-1
OCLC 4641994
LC Class PZ4.W23 In 1979 PR6073.A4285

In the Mist and Other Uncanny Encounters is a collection of stories by author Elizabeth Walter. It was released in 1979 and was the author's first book published by Arkham House . It was published in an edition of 4,053 copies. The stories were selected by the author and were those she considered to be her best.


In the Mist and Other Uncanny Encounters contains the following tales:

  1. "Preface"
  2. "The Concrete Captain"
  3. "The Sin Eater"
  4. "In the Mist"
  5. "Come and Get Me"
  6. "The Island of Regrets"
  7. "The Hare"
  8. "Davy Jones's Tale"


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  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 53. 
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