"The Burial of the Rats"is a short story by Bram Stoker. It was first published in the UK in the January 26, 1896 and February 2, 1896 issues of Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper, London. It was first published in the US in the January 26, 1896 and February 2, 1896 issues of The Boston Herald, Boston.
This story was first published in book form in 1914 in Stoker's third collection of short stories Dracula's Guest And Other Weird Stories, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London. In 1973 it appeared in The Bram Stoker Bedside Companion, Victor Gollancz Ltd, London, and in 1997 it appeared in Best Ghost and Horror Stories, Dover Publications, Inc., New York.
"The Burial of the Rats" was also published in the US in a monthly magazine. It appeared in the September 1928 issue of Weird Tales, Chicago.
This short story is available as a: Newspaper images
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper, London, January 26, 1896
Boston Herald, Boston, January 26, 1896
Weird Tales, Chicago, September 1928