Necromancies and Netherworlds: Uncanny Stories

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Necromancies and Netherworlds:
Uncanny Stories
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Cover of Necromancies and Netherworlds:
Uncanny Stories
Author Darrell Schweitzer, Jason Van Hollander
Illustrator Jason Van Hollander
Cover artist Jason Van Hollander
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy short stories
Publisher Borgo Press/Wildside Press
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 168 pp
ISBN 978-1-880448-66-3

Necromancies and Netherworlds: Uncanny Stories is a collection of dark fantasy short stories written by Darrell Schweitzer in collaboration with illustrator Jason Van Hollander. It was first published in hardcover and trade paperback by Borgo Press/Wildside Press in August 1999. It was nominated for the 2000 World Fantasy Award for Best Collection.[1]

The collection consists of ten works of the authors. The pieces were originally published from 1990-1996 in various speculative fiction magazines and anthologies.


  • "The Crystal-Man" (from Interzone no. 111, Sep. 1996)
  • "The Cloth Gods of Zhamir" (from Weird Tales v. 52, no. 4, Sum. 1991)
  • "Men Without Maps" (from Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine no. 11, Win. 1991)
  • "The Caravan of the Dead" (from Weirdbook no. 27, Spr. 1992)
  • "The Unmaker of Men" (from Weird Tales v. 52, no. 1, Fall 1990)
  • "The Magical Dilemma of Mondesir" (from Century no. 2, May/Jun. 1995)
  • "The Paloverde Lodge" (from Fear no. 28, Win. 1990)
  • "Those of the Air" (from Cthulhu’s Heirs: Tales of the Mythos for the New Millennium, Mar. 1994)
  • "The Throwing Suit" (from The Horror Show v. 8, no. 1, Spr. 1990)
  • "The Man in the White Mask" (from Worlds of Fantasy & Horror v. 1, no. 1, Sum. 1994)