THE MONSTER MAKER AND OTHER STORIES ... Edited by S. T. Joshi & Stefan Dziemianowicz. Seattle: Midnight House 2000. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 460 copies of which this is one of 450 numbered copies for sale. A collection of twenty-two stories including those published in THE APE, THE IDIOT AND OTHER PEOPLE, Morrow's legendary collection of short fiction published in 1897 that provided a selection of the "morbid and peculiar" contributions to the short story genre for which he was famous, including "The Monster Maker" and "Over an Absinthe Bottle," his best known tales. Morrow's short fiction influenced the work of his friend and now better-known fellow writer Ambrose Bierce who praised Morrow's "taste for the shadow side of life." A fine copy in fine dust jacket. Currently the definitive collection of Morrow's tales. (#163148).
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