Murgunstrumm and Others

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Murgunstrumm and Others
Murgunstrumm and others.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Hugh B. Cave
Illustrator Lee Brown Coye
Cover artist Lee Brown Coye
Country United States
Language English
Genre horror short stories
Publisher Carcosa
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages x, 476 pp
ISBN 0-913796-02-6
OCLC 3684238
The title novella, "Murgunstrumm", was the cover story in the January 1933 issue of Strange Tales

Murgunstrumm and Others is a collection of horror short stories by author Hugh B. Cave. It was released in 1977 by Carcosa in an edition of 2,578 copies of which the 597 copies, that were pre-ordered, were signed by the author and artist. Many of the stories originally appeared in the magazines Strange Tales of Mystery and Terror, Weird Tales, Spicy Mystery Stories, Ghost Stories, Thrilling Mysteries, Black Book Detective Magazine, Argosy, Adventure, Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine and Whispers. It has since been reissued by Wildside Press in trade paperback and hardcover.



  • Foreword
  • "Murgunstrumm"
  • "The Watcher in the Green Room"
  • "The Prophecy"
  • "The Strange Death of Ivan Gromleigh"
  • "The Affair of the Clutching Hand"
  • "The Strange Case of No. 7"
  • "The Isle of Dark Magic"
  • "The Whisperers"
  • "Horror in Wax"
  • "Prey of the Nightborn"
  • "Maxon’s Mistress"
  • "Dead Man’s Belt"
  • "Boomerang"
  • "The Crawling Curse"
  • "Purr of a Cat"
  • "Tomorrow Is Forever"
  • "The Ghoul Gallery"
  • "The Cult of the White Ape"
  • "The Brotherhood of Blood"
  • "The Door of Doom"
  • "The Death Watch"
  • "The Caverns of Time"
  • "Many Happy Returns"
  • "Ladies in Waiting"
  • "The Grisley Death"
  • "Stragella"



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