In the Stone House

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In the Stone House
In the stone house.jpg
Dust-jacket illustration by Allan C. Servoss for In the Stone House
Author Barry N. Malzberg
Cover artist Allan C. Servoss, design by Martin Hertzel
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction, Fantasy, Horror short stories
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages vi, 247 pp
ISBN 0-87054-178-1
OCLC 44613116
813/.54 21
LC Class PS3563.A434 I5 2000

In the Stone House is a collection of science fiction, fantasy and horror stories by author Barry N. Malzberg. It was released in 2000 and was the author's first book published by Arkham House. It was published in an edition of approximately 2,500 copies. The stories originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Omni and Science Fiction Age and other magazines.


In the Stone House contains the following tales:

  1. "Heavy Metal"
  2. "Turpentine"
  3. "Quartermain"
  4. "The Prince of the Steppes"
  5. "Andante Lugubre"
  6. "Standards & Practices"
  7. "Darwinian Facts"
  8. "Allegro Marcato"
  9. "Something from the Seventies"
  10. "The High Purpose"
  11. "All Assassins"
  12. "Understanding Entropy"
  13. "Ship Full of Jews"
  14. "Amos"
  15. "Improvident Excess"
  16. "Hitler At Nuremberg"
  17. "Concerto Accademico"
  18. "The Intransigents"
  19. "Hieractic Realignment"
  20. "The Only Thing You Learn"
  21. "Police Actions"
  22. "Fugato"
  23. "Major League Triceratops"
  24. "In the Stone House"


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  • Nielsen, Leon (2004). Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 145. ISBN 0-7864-1785-4.