The Wild Night Company (1970)

Author: Peter Haining (Editor)

Book ID: 63671

Price: 95.00

Author: Peter Haining (Editor)

The Wild Night Company. Irish Stories of Fantasy and Horror. With a Foreword by Ray Bradbury. London: Gollancz, 1970. First Edition. Pp, 287. Orange cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine, in publisher’s yellow dust jacket printed in red & black. A nice bright copy.

Features twenty-two tales of Irish suspense, horror and the supernatural. The contributors range from the 12th century historian Giraldus Cambrensis to Sinead de Valera & Sicence Fiction author Ray Bradbury.  Also features stories by Daniel Defoe, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats & H.P. Lovecraft, among others.

Ray Bradbury’s story ‘A Wild Night in Galway’ had its origins when in 1953 movie director John Huston invited him to Ireland to write the screenplay for his film of ‘Moby Dick.’

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