The Viking Press, 1980
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Featuring stories from Stephen King, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey Campbell, Charles L. Grant, Richard & Richard Christian Matheson, and over a dozen other masters of the genre!
In 1980, Kirby McCauley assembled a landmark horror anthology that set the benchmark for the genre. That book was Dark Forces, and while it has been imitated many times over the last twenty-five years, it has never been matched.
Featuring stories from Stephen King, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey Campbell, Charles L. Grant, Richard & Richard Christian Matheson, and over a dozen other masters of the genre, Dark Forces belongs in the collection of anyone who treasures works of classic horror and dark fantasy.
All of these stories are on the must-read list for any new horror fan, including Stephen King's classic novella The Mist, which was made into a major feature film by director Frank Darabont.
Table of Contents:
1980 Introduction - Kirby McCauley
The Late Shift - Dennis Etchison
The Enemy - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Dark Angel - Edward Bryant
The Crest of Thirty-Six - Davis Grubb
Mark Ingestre: The Customer's Tale - Robert Aickman
Where the Summer Ends - Karl Edward Wagner
The Bingo Master - Joyce Carol Oates
Children of the Kingdom - T. E. D. Klein
The Detective of Dreams - Gene Wolfe
Vengeance Is. - Theodore Sturgeon
The Brood - Ramsey Campbell
The Whistling Well - Clifford D. Simak
The Peculiar Demesne - Russell Kirk
Where the Stones Grow - Lisa Tuttle
The Night Before Christmas - Robert Bloch
The Stupid Joke - Edward Gorey
A Touch of Petulance - Ray Bradbury
Lindsay and the Red City Blues - Joe W. Haldeman
A Garden of Blackred Roses - Charles L. Grant
Owls Hoot in the Daytime - Manly Wade Wellman
Where There's a Will - Richard & Richard Christian Matheson
Traps - Gahan Wilson
The Mist - Stephen King
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