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Dracula's Guest And Other Weird Stories

was Bram Stoker's third collection of short stories. It is a collection of nine stories published two years after Stoker's death by his wife Florence Stoker. It was first published in the UK in 1914 by George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London. The book itself is a 200 page hardcover with a red cloth cover stamped on the spine and front panel in blind and gold. It was released with a dust cover that depicted a scene from the short story "Dracula's Guest." It shows a man lying in the snow with a wolf standing on his chest. This book was first published in the US under the shortened title Dracula's Guest in 1937 by Hillman-Curl, Inc., New York, as a part of their A Clue Club Mystery series. This edition is a 248 page hardcover with a pale green cloth cover stamped on the spine and front panel in black. It was released with a dust cover that shows a man lying down with birds and clouds in the sky above him. Photographs of the book's UK and UK covers are available here.

Paperback edition


Dracula's Guest And Other Weird Stories was first published as a paperback in the UK in 1927 by Prince of Wales' Theatre, London. The book itself is a 200 page "Souvenir Edition" with a picture of a bat on the front cover. One thousand numbered copies of this book were given out to the audience of the Prince of Wales' Theatre in celebration of the 250th London Performance of Dracula on Wednesday, September 14, 1927.

Contents


The short stories from this book are available as free downloads:

  • Preface
  • "Dracula's Guest"
  • "The Judge's House"
  • "The Squaw"
  • "The Secret of the Growing Gold"
  • "A Gipsy Prophecy"
  • "The Coming of Abel Behenna"
  • "The Burial of the Rats"
  • "A Dream of Red Hands"
  • "Crooken Sands"
  • Availability


    The entire short story collection is available as a:

  • Free PDF download (UK hardcover edition) *
  • It can also be purchased online in a:

  • Hardcover Dracula's Guest
  • Paperback Dracula's Guest and Other Weird Tales (Penguin Classics)
  • * This PDF is very large since it was made with high quality color scans.

    Early publication notice


    Dracula's Guest Publication Notice

    The Observer, London, April 19, 1914
    (Click image to enlarge)

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