Tales from the Nightside

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Tales from the Nightside
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Dust-jacket illustration, Nightmare in Red, by Michael Whelan for Tales from the Nightside
Author Charles L. Grant
Illustrator Andrew Smith
Cover artist Michael Whelan
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy, Horror short stories
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages xii, 228 pp
ISBN 0-87054-091-2
OCLC 7280755
813/.54 19
LC Class PS3557.R265 T3

Tales from the Nightside is a collection of stories by author Charles L. Grant. It was released in 1981 and was the author's first book by Arkham House and was published in an edition of 4,121 copies. The book cover has been featured on Thrash Metal band Sepultura album Beneath the Remains


Tales from the Nightside contains the following stories:

  1. "Foreword", by Stephen King
  2. Tales from Oxrun Station
    • "Coin of the Realm"
    • "Old Friends"
    • "Home"
    • "If Damon Comes"
    • "A Night of Dark Intent"
  3. Tales from Hawthorne Street
    • "The Gentle Passing of a Hand"
    • "When All the Children Call My Name"
    • "Needle Song"
    • "Something There Is"
  4. Tales from the Nightside
    • "Come Dance With Me on My Pony's Grave"
    • "The Three of Tens"
    • "Digging"
    • "From All the Fields of Hail and Fire"
    • "The Key to English"
    • "White Wolf Calling"


  • London: Futura, 1988.
  • New York: Tor, 1990.


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  • Nielsen, Leon (2004). Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc. p. 127. ISBN 0-7864-1785-4.