The Dark Man and Others

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The Dark Man and Others
Dark man and others.jpg
Dust-jacket illustration by Frank Utpatel for The Dark Man and Others
Author Robert E. Howard
Cover artist Frank Utpatel
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy, horror
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (hardback)
Pages viii, 284 pp

The Dark Man and Others is a collection of fantasy and horror short stories by American author Robert E. Howard. It was released in 1963 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,029 copies and was the author's second collection to be published by Arkham House. Most of the stories had appeared previously in the magazine Weird Tales.


The Dark Man and Others contains the following tales:

  1. "Introduction" by August Derleth
  2. "The Voice of El-Lil"
  3. "Pigeons From Hell"
  4. "The Dark Man"
  5. "The Gods of Bal-Sagoth"
  6. "People of the Dark"
  7. "The Children of the Night"
  8. "The Dead Remember"
  9. "The Men on the Ground"
  10. "The Garden of Fear"
  11. "The Thing on the Roof"
  12. "The Hyena"
  13. "Dig Me No Grave"
  14. "The Dream Snake"
  15. "In the Forest of Villefere"
  16. "Old Garfield's Heart"


  • New York: Lancer, 1971.
  • London: Panther, 1978-1979 (in two volumes as The Dark Man and Others and The Dead Remember)


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