FENGRIFFEN AND OTHER STORIES. London: Macdonald, . Octavo, boards. First edition. First printing of this collection including the short novel "Fengriffen" (first published separately as a book in 1970 by Hill & Wang) and two stories, "Strange Roots" and "Among the Wolves." "Fengriffen" is "a vintage Gothic story told with streamlined plotting and dramatic immediacy of a contemporary work. One of the first and best of recent horror stories dealing with the incubi/succubi theme. Filmed as 'And Now the Screaming Starts' (1973)." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-76. "A compelling tale ..." -Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 51. "An elegant and thoroughly perfect horror Gothic. No better example could be found to show the viability of Gothic literature in the twentieth century." - Radcliffe, Gothic Novels of the Twentieth Century 299. A fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket with touch of rubbing along top edge and title lettering on spine faded from red to orange. A very scarce book. (#156971).
"First published in Great Britain in 1971 ..." on copyright page.